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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 weekly …

Monday Mojo – Access Your Wisdom

How do you know when something’s not quite right?  You might say to me “Delphi, I just get a feeling” and I would accept that.  But you might also worry, about whether you can trust it.  It makes sense if you’re feeling a bit nervous about trusting your intuition right now, when in our current climate …

Monday Mojo – Trim the Tree

What does detachment mean to you?  If someone said they were feeling ‘detached’ from a situation, you might assume they were feeling left out or separate; even cold or aloof. When I teach mindfulness, I describe it differently.   Being detached from something doesn’t mean that you don’t care anymore.  It’s to be aware of …

Monday Mojo – Identify Your Signs

How do you know when you’re reaching your tipping point? Pretty much everybody has one. Unless you have the composure of someone like Pema Chödrön, chances are there will be times when it feels like situations are getting on top of you. For some people, stress is caused by too much pressure:• Workload• Demands on …

Monday Mojo – Build Your Strategy

What’s your strategy for this week?  I ask because we’re hearing about the importance of having one on a daily basis.  As the lockdown continues, we are watching other nations prepare to bring some of their restrictions to an end. Eyes nervously turn to other countries to see how they’re coping; what works and what doesn’t. …

Grief, Loss and COVID-19

Note to the reader: This article is in response to the coronavirus outbreak, and discusses death and dying. It also explores how we may experience grief and loss when no one has died. As the number of deaths continues to rise in the U.K. and around the world, many are facing grief in ways they …

Monday Mojo – Take Small Wins

How’s your concentration been? In the U.K. we are entering our third week of lockdown. It makes sense if your mind just won’t sit still right now. Life feels uncertain and challenging in ways we never expected. And then, there’s the “influencers” . You’ll know the ones I mean. They’re the high-energy people saying this …

Monday Mojo – Find Your Language

Well it’s been quite a week, hasn’t it? You’ve probably noticed, we’re learning new language every day.   We’ve heard terms like ‘self-isolation’, ‘social distancing’, ‘herd immunity’ and ‘sunset clauses’. We’re being told we’re “on a trajectory”, which Russell Brand said (for him) went from “I don’t believe this is happening”, to “how can I …

Why we need to stop saying “Panic” Buying

People are making a lot of assumptions right now, and our response to the pandemic is saying a lot about who we are both individually and as a society. The phrase “panic buying” has been used a lot, and the actions of many are causing great frustration to some. So I’ve offered some thoughts on …

Tips for Managing Anxiety During COVID-19 and Beyond

If you’re starting to feel the overwhelm of all the recent news, you’re not alone. The feeling is literally global. People are taking different views, some are panicking, some are minimising – both are potentially responses to fear. We know when we go through a prolonged period of stress, our brain and body will feel …