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Monday Mojo – Ditch Perfect

How are you at deadlines? Sometimes, one of the reasons we leave things until the last minute (i.e. we procrastinate) is because we want things to be “just right”. The problem with perfectionism is that it can hold us back in many ways. As the video below explains, it can leave you feeling safe but …

Monday Mojo – Make it Small

What’s your goal for this week? I’m deliberately not asking about this month, or the rest of this year, because I think everyone is a bit nervous about making big plans right now.  And actually, that’s not a bad thing. When we tend to focus on big changes, we can put ourselves under a lot of pressure …

Monday Mojo – Push the Button

When you think about what you really want, what stops you going for it? A healthy vision of your future might have popped in to your head when you read that, and that might be a place to start. The pandemic has obviously put a few things on hold, but as things slowly return to …

Monday Mojo – Know Your Trigger

What sets you off? It might be the person you hold the door open for, who never says “thank you”.The drivers who don’t indicate.Or something much closer to home. As David Richo explains in his book Triggers,  “We hear mention of a person, place or thing that is associated with an unresolved issue or past trauma and …

Monday Mojo – Style Your Moment

How do you express yourself? From an early age, we are usually programmed to put a lid on difficult emotions. The problem with this is, where those feelings don’t dissipate, they fester. When emotions don’t have an outlet they lay in wait, underground, until something happens and then … pop! Like a cork – there’s …

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 – Find Your Flow

What would put a bit of sparkle in your step right now? If you’ve been feeling the strain of lockdown lately, experts are saying you’re not alone. It makes sense if you’re starting to feel a bit flat, especially if you’re putting on a brave face and trying to keep everyone else’s spirits up. We’ve …

Monday Mojo – Let Yourself Breathe

It’s a Bank Holiday Monday here in the U.K. and we’re in week four of a lockdown due to COVID-19. It’s natural at times like this to find ourselves immersed in our thoughts, especially when our every day routine is not what it used to be. What’s your main train of thought about right now? …

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”. …