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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 the weather?  So much so I genuinely use this (and other analogies) in my therapeutic …

Quiet Club – monthly meditation groups in MK and Biggleswade

Quiet Club is a monthly meditation group for like-minded people to come together in quiet contemplation and practise mindfulness. It’s open to men and women, aged 18+ and running in Milton Keynes and Biggleswade from January 2019. No previous experience necessary. Quiet Club – Introduction to Mindfulness event on Saturday 26th January 2018, 10am to …

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 have known for hundreds if not thousands of years. There are …

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 you, might be really getting up your nose. You’re losing patience with people …

Monday Mojo – Break The Rules

When was the last time you broke the rules? I don’t mean the law; I’m talking about those ‘rules’  which make life restrictive. The ones that include the word “should”.  The ones that leave us feeling unfulfilled. The ones that make life a bit, well…dull. And the ones that, in all seriousness, can create more harm than …

Monday Mojo – Find Your Wings

Are you a busy bee? The nature of the world we currently live in, is an expectation to fly at a 100 miles per hour, every day of the week. We wake up, get up, and zoom off; our feet hit the ground and away we go. Then, before we know it, it’s time for bed. Our head …

Monday Mojo – Lean In

What do you when things get a bit tricky? When people are unkind. When stuff doesn’t go your way. When you’ve just about had enough. I talked in last week’s Mojo, about assembling your squad; knowing who’s in your corner when you need them most. Sometimes though we find ways to cope in a way …

Monday Mojo – Take It On

What do you do when you’re faced with making a tough decision? Decisions and problems present themselves in many ways. Just when we think we’ve got all our ducks in a row, something seems to come along to upset the applecart.We each have our own ways of dealing with it. We might bury our heads …

Monday Mojo – Write the List

Do you have a bucket list? There’s been a lot of interest in these lately: writing a list of things we want to do before a certain age. If you could do anything, what would it be? And, more importantly, what’s stopping you? So often, we tell ourselves it’s because we don’t have enough time …

Monday Mojo – Shake It Off

How do you cope when someone says something unkind? It might be directly to you, or about someone or something that matters to you.  It can leave us feeling edgy. Uncomfortable. Even sad. When I was in my third pregnancy, and I found the courage to tell someone close to me how anxious I was, they told me I …