Monday Mojo – Connect Through Kindness

Have you been kind to yourself lately? I’m asking because I know a lot of people are going through a tough time right now. A stranger on the internet has a pop.  A colleague says something that triggers us. A loved one derails a conversation when you’re trying to talk about how you feel.  ItContinue reading “Monday Mojo – Connect Through Kindness”

Monday Mojo – Allow What’s Stuck

How’s your mojo today? I’m asking because there’s still a lot of weirdness in the world right now. News reports saying that life is returning to normal, whilst every day we’re hearing more stories about things that are still going wrong. (It’s why I include things like “What went right this week‘ in my weeklyContinue reading “Monday Mojo – Allow What’s Stuck”

A Guided Meditation for Difficult Times

However you’re feeling right now, it’s valid. If you’re frustrated or scared with people you feel should be doing more or less, it matters.If you want things to be better, that’s important.If you wish things weren’t as they are, it counts.And this is what makes us so beautifully human: we share something called “common humanity”.Continue reading “A Guided Meditation for Difficult Times”

Compassionate Goal Setting and Mindful Intentions: An alternative to SMART objectives for managing anxiety with DREAMS

A certain amount of anxiety is normal; it’s natural to feel anxious in situations that are “one-off worries” or short-term events. Going for a job interview or out on a first date can be a heady mix of excitement, with a healthy desire to make a good impression. Anxiety can keep us on our toes,Continue reading “Compassionate Goal Setting and Mindful Intentions: An alternative to SMART objectives for managing anxiety with DREAMS”

How to help someone you’re worried about

When someone you love is struggling with their mental health, it can be hard to know what to say and do. Sometimes we can feel concerned if our efforts to help someone don’t seem to be working, or frustrated if they say they don’t want or need our help. There are a number of waysContinue reading “How to help someone you’re worried about”