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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 what …

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 …

Monday Mojo – Indulge Your Body

If you could reasonably give your body what it needs right now, what would it be? Perhaps you need a stretch, or a dance around your kitchen.  Maybe a hand massage.  Or just some calm, deep breaths.  Maybe you’re not friends with your body right now. Sometimes that’s because of society’s expectations around perfection and …

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 …

Monday Mojo – Stop and Drop

Is something weighing you down right now?When we live busy lives it’s easy to lose sight of how much we are carrying around: • The challenges of trying to get everything ‘just right’.  • Worry about friends or family. • Deadlines at work.  They all add up.  It helps to recognise what’s on your mind …

Monday Mojo – Create Your Space

Where is your sanctuary? The place you go when you need some time out, when you need some peace and quiet away from the chaos of the world.  Because we all need one.  When life is busy, it’s easy for our private spaces to become cluttered. Magazines get piled up in the corner, with every intention they’ll get …

Monday Mojo – Rest Your Soul

How tired are you today? If you’re feeling drained, it might be that ‘Monday morning feeling’. It could be as a result of Sunday Night Syndrome. Or maybe your body isn’t just tired, but your soul is exhausted – do you know that feeling? It’s the one where the world has got so loud, that no …

Monday Mojo – Reset the Moment

How are you finding 2019 so far? At Saturday’s Serenity we reflected on how quickly we’ve arrived in March, and used the time and space to bring ourselves back to centre. We talked about how the year’s gone so far and, if we’ve steered off course a little, talked about how to reset so that we can aim for where we …

Seasonal Self-Care – taking care of yourself all year round

Self-care and setting healthy boundaries with yourself, family and friends are important. Here are some ideas of how to take care of yourself all year round: • Create positive space as much as possible, keep your mental health and wellbeing in mind. Take walks in nature, or just get some fresh air standing by the …

Monday Mojo – Take a Break

Monday Mojo™ – feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Take a Break When was the last time you took a break? Not a holiday by the pool (as fabulous as they are). But one from worrying about everyone else. From checking friends and family are okay. From saying yes (when you wanted to say no). …