Monday Mojo – Rise in Nature (Mental Health Awareness Week)

Do you like the outdoors? It might be a strange question to ask when, for many, it’s felt like we’ve been locked inside for a year. But there’s a difference in getting out to do your weekly shop, and (to pinch Micky Flanagan’s phrase) getting out out.  The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 is Nature.Continue reading “Monday Mojo – Rise in Nature (Mental Health Awareness Week)”

Monday Mojo – Honour Your Needs

How kind have you been to yourself lately?  If you’ve been throwing rocks at yourself (metaphorically speaking), you’re not alone. According to this article, the pandemic has unleashed the “inner critic” in many of us. As the article explains, lockdown and the start of “unlockdown” has felt like a rollercoaster for some and we areContinue reading “Monday Mojo – Honour Your Needs”

Monday Mojo – Reclaim Your Power

How powerful do you feel today? Let’s be honest, by the time Monday comes round, we can feel exhausted.  In the ‘old days’ the working week was clearly defined for many people: Monday to Friday, 9 to 5 and the weekends were reserved for rest and relaxation.  But today it’s not that simple.  The technologyContinue reading “Monday Mojo – Reclaim Your Power”

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 andContinue reading “Mindfulness: It’s The Thought That Counts”

Monday Mojo – Go Gently

Monday Mojo™ – feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Go Gently Have you noticed the pressure lately to be ‘something’? Whether it’s on a diet, never late, or all smiles, there’s always something we feel we have to ‘be’. One thing in particular, is that society says we should ‘be’ on the go, and atContinue reading “Monday Mojo – Go Gently”