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An invitation to slow down this December

Here's an invitation to slow down, take your foot off the gas and have a gentle December. Have you found that you spend the whole of December chasing around between parties, present buying, nativity plays, carol concerts, catch ups with friends and so on and so forth....

6 Quick and Easy Ways to Avoid Burnout this December

Here are some quick and easy ways to avoid burnout this December. In the past, when I’ve thought of December and the run-up to Christmas, it’s always left me feeling faintly breathless at the very thought of it. Packed with a whirlwind of social events, seasonal...

Time to press pause.

Time to press pause? The slight lull between the summer rush and the craziness of the Christmas season can be a good time to press pause for a little while. To rest, take stock, reassess and plan. To deeply exhale. To let anything you no longer need float out of your...

Time Management: How to make time to do the things you love

Time Management: How to make time to do the things you love. Have you noticed how you can find time to do certain things (like binge-watch yet another box set on Netflix ) but not do other things? Like write that book, bake that cake, plan that trip or organise that...

Marjoram Essential Oil

Marjoram Essential Oil (Origanum Marjorana) is a great all-round essential oil. It has a subtle, herby aroma and a wide array of therapeutic properties, making it a great oil to have in your aromatherapy kit! Marjoram is often used in place of lavender essential oil...

Let’s talk about stress!

Let’s talk about stress. It’s widely thought that having some stress is a good thing, what happens when we have too much stress? When we are constantly stressed and overwhelmed What then?

10 Simple ways to help you feel better about yourself

10 Simple ways to help you feel better about yourself.   1 Accept yourself warts and all. Many of us feel that we have to be perfect, to give perfection and to be 100% happy, sweet and nice all the time. It's simply not true. We all have our faults, our...

What is plantar fasciitis and what can help it?

 What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is where the thick band of tissue running along the underside of the foot (the plantar fascia) becomes sore and inflamed. This causes pain around the heel area underneath the foot, although it can also hurt along the...

Relaxation: What is it and why is it so important?

Relaxation: What is it and why is it so important?  Relaxation is  a state of deep rest, where the body and mind are calm, free from stressors. Where the fight/flight/freeze response to is deactivated and no threats are immediately present. At state where no danger is...

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What is stopping you from achieving your dreams?

What is stopping you from achieving your dreams?

What is stopping you from achieving your dreams? We all have our dreams, our ultimate goals. But we don't all manage to achieve them. Why is this? Often it can be as simple as giving ourselves...

Why am I tired all the time?

Why am I tired all the time?

Why am I tired all the time? If you find that you're tired all the time you're not alone. Around 20% of adults in the UK complain that they are tired constantly. Around 10% of adults feel that they...

How to take care of your feet

How to take care of your feet

Feet are amazing things. They carry us wherever we need to go. They've got thousands of tiny nerve endings on the soles of the feet. They're built to support you no matter what you weigh. They...

What I’ve learned about the menopause

What I’ve learned about the menopause

Things I've learned about the menopause Until relatively recently, the menopause was something I'd heard of but didn't know much about. I figured that it had something to do with periods stopping,...

New moon, new beginnings

New moon, new beginnings

The new moon is a great time to begin new things, whether this a new job, relationship or  a new project! It's the perfect time for manifesting things you desire and is often a time of higher energy...

7 Great ways to ground yourself

7 Great ways to ground yourself

What is Grounding? When we are feeling grounded we have a strong connection between mind, body and soul. We feel connected, focused and strong. It offers us a layer of security. When we are grounded...

How to create the life you want

How to create the life you want

Before doing anything it would be a good idea to take a few deep breaths, to really connect back with yourself and your own intuition and to think about what you truly want. It's important to listen...

Simple ways to create a more active lifestyle

Simple ways to create a more active lifestyle

 If, like me, your early experience of being active revolved around those dreaded PE classes where you were the last to be picked for the team and you still associate physical activity with pain,...

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