Monday Mojo – Define Your Limits

How do you know when you’ve had enough? Some people have some early warning signs. They might: • feel grumpier than usual • feel like hiding • sigh. A lot.  In the Shambhala teachings, this is sometimes referred to as “meeting your edge”. It’s that moment when you realise you’re reaching your limit, and that whatContinue reading “Monday Mojo – Define Your Limits”

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”

Hello and Welcome

PLEASE NOTE: My counselling waiting list is currently at capacity and I am not taking any new clients at this time. Events – including workshops and classes – are running as normal, and available online. You may also find details of how to access NHS counselling here. Thank you for visiting my website. I am a qualifiedContinue reading “Hello and Welcome”

A rest is as good as a change – using mindfulness for managing uncertainty

How do you feel about change? We like to be in control, generally speaking. We like to feel prepared, to know what’s going to happen next, and – if change is coming – we want to be on the right side of it.  In the Buddhist teachings, there is a lot of talk about change,Continue reading “A rest is as good as a change – using mindfulness for managing uncertainty”

Mindfulness in Milton Keynes and Bedfordshire

Mindfulness is often described as being in the moment.  But for many people life is hectic, and it leaves little time for quiet contemplation. It might even seem like a bit of a waste of time. Science is starting to explain what eastern traditions have known for hundreds if not thousands of years. There areContinue reading “Mindfulness in Milton Keynes and Bedfordshire”