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Monday Mojo – Complete the Cycle

How much pressure are you feeling right now?  In a world that’s topsy turvy, you might be feeling the squeeze from all sides. Deadlines at work.Demands at home.It can all add up.  We know that when we’re feeling the strain, we can go into ‘fight or flight’, the body’s natural response to feeling unsafe. Our ability …

Managing Uncertainty – How to create a “Not-Knowing” Plan

This article was written before the coronavirus outbreak. An article specific to COVID and anxiety is here. How do you cope with not-knowing? In a world where information is available at our finger tips, there will still be times when an internet search engine can’t give you the answers you need. If you’ve found yourself in …

Monday Mojo – Catch Your Breath

When was the last time you stopped? I don’t mean at a traffic light, or to go to bed. I mean genuinely just downed tools and took a moment to take it all in.  When we lead busy lives the emphasis is always on doing not being. It’s one of the reasons I describe in …

Mindfulness: It’s The Thought That Counts

We have thousands of thoughts a day. It’s been suggested we have between 12,000 to 80,000 thoughts, which could be as many as 2,500 an hour. According to some articles up to 85% of the thoughts we have are negative, and 90% are repetitive. What you thought about yesterday, you’ll probably think about today and …

Hello and Welcome

Welcome to my website, thank you for stopping by. These pages tell you how to access services which have been carefully designed to help you find your mojo and get your sparkle back. Mental health is as important as physical health, and we now know that one can have an impact on the other. But …

Stress Awareness Month – Top Tips – The Planning Hour

April is Stress Awareness Month so I will be sharing a few top tips over the next 30 days. Stress affects everyone and a certain amount of stress is healthy. But when it actually stops you getting stuff done, it’s time to look at healthy ways to manage it.  Here’s Top Tip: #10: Spend an hour …

Stress – the (not so) silent enemy

Samantha went out to work one day, even though she didn’t feel so good.  She’d already been to the doctors the week before (he’d said there was nothing wrong with her), but every day she felt more tired, sick, headachey and just…not really herself.  Her friend told her she’d snapped a couple of times, although Samantha didn’t …