Category: Mental Health

Helpful techniques, top tips and strategies to help you manage your mental health positively.

Monday Mojo – Let it Simmer

Have you noticed that life has its own timescale? In a world where we can get whatever we want (materially) at the touch of a button, it makes sense that we might find waiting a chore.  Whether it’s to find out if you got that job, or if the date…

Monday Mojo – Change the Recipe

Do you ever find you get stuck with the same routine? It happens easily, and it’s not always a bad thing. It’s good to know where we are, what we like and what we’re doing.  But sometimes, we fall into a rut. We do the same…

Monday Mojo – Delay Your Yes

How do you feel when you say no? If you got that pinch in your stomach just thinking about it, you’ll recognise the sense of anxiety when we try to tell someone they’re not getting what they want. So, we might cave, and let them get their way….

A rest is as good as a change – using mindfulness for managing uncertainty

How do you feel about change? We like to be in control, generally speaking. We like to feel prepared, to know what’s going to happen next, and – if change is coming – we want to be on the right side of it.  In…

Seasonal Self-Care – taking care of yourself at Christmas (and beyond)

At this time of year, self-care and setting healthy boundaries with yourself, family and friends are important. Here are some ideas of how to take care of yourself this Christmas (and beyond): • Create positive space as much as possible, keep your mental health…

Monday Mojo – Challenge the Mirror

What’s your relationship like with your mirror? I ask, because a lot of people don’t have a good relationship with theirs. You might spend as little time as possible in front of it, because to look in the mirror can feel like vanity.  But…

Monday Mojo – Know Your Weather

What weather describes you right now?  You might be feeling like: a ray of sunshine bit grey and patchy or even cloudy with a chance of meatballs. Whatever you feel in this moment is valid, and it matters. Have you noticed though, that British people LOVE talking about…

Monday Mojo – Take it Slow

Have you felt like you’ve been rushing around lately? It’s usually about now things feel a bit, well… hectic. Depending on what sort of year you’ve had, you might feel a sense of urgency to get 2018 firmly out of the way, and start the new…

Mindfulness in Milton Keynes and Bedfordshire

Mindfulness is often described as being in the moment.  But for many people life is hectic, and it leaves little time for quiet contemplation. It might even seem like a bit of a waste of time. Science is starting to explain what eastern traditions…

Monday Mojo – Recharge Yourself

How are your energy levels today? Around this time of year, a lot of people find their batteries are running low. It usually means: You’re smiling through the tears. Gritting your teeth. And the cup of care is nearly empty. Things that normally wouldn’t bother…

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