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Six Happy Habits.

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Tis the season to be jolly Fa-la-la-la-la and there is an expectation for us to be continuously happy. Yet this is not something that is always possible is it nor realistic! FaceBook, Instagram, Tumbler and many other platforms are full, I mean bursting at the seams with perfect pictures. A positive spin on everything, nothing out of place in those …

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Why do people use the C word?

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Oh how I hate the C word, it cuts me to the quick. I am supposed to forgive those that use it according to a  study by Dr. Timothy Jay. He suggests that a higher IQ and linguistic understanding is the key to those that swear a lot. Thus dashing the long held belief that it is the less articulate or …

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Meditation not Medication

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What on earth are you thinking how can meditation be better than medication? Well let’s ask Dr. Chris Van Tulleken who presents on a  BBC 1 programme called “The doctor who gave up drugs” season 2 has just started, the content is informative with shocking statistics about how we heavily medicate our children. It was so good I watched it twice. …

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My Life is a Nightmare.

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As I reach into my bag to retrieve the ringing phone, I realize it’s not mine. Holding it out at arms length, like a dirty sock, I ask if anyone owns it? Not really waiting for a response, I am hit by another thought, of where is my phone and whose bag am I carrying? The still ringing phone is …

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Just Shut Up!

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May is a month bursting with potential. Spring really gets in full swing, as it persuades new shoots to emerge from the ground. The world seems to really wake up and so now it’s your turn. All those new years resolutions coming into fruition because you maintained your momentum. All that seed sowing of positive habits that have you on …

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Supermum Mindful Minutes

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September Mindful Mum Sessions Mindful sessions for mums is designed to give you tips and techniques to help share mindfulness. Mind Power sessions will show you how to engage your children and yourself in this healthy practice. There are weekly worksheets to keep you on track.  Learning how to notice what is going on in your own mind and body, …

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10 Top Confidence Tips for Children

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Unconditional Love When you show children that your love for them is unconditional, not based on their achievements, their self talk is more positive. When they make mistakes, they are more likely to pick themselves up and try again. Mistakes become part of learning and criticising or shaming are no longer part of their vocabulary, if you remain consistent and …

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From Rabbits to Roosters, My Resolutions Reframed

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Since 2011 which was the Chinese year of the rabbit, I decided that I couldn’t focus my mind to think of New Year resolutions for 31st December and so postponed it. Not indefinitely you understand but giving myself breathing space. Specifically until I found my feet in the new year, post the madness of the festive season. This practice continues …

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The Matrix Saved My Life!

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The Matrix did save my life, but Neo, Morpheus and Trinity were no where in sight! If I heard these words once I heard them a hundred times; ‘No sorry we can’t come to your dinner party in 5 weeks time, we are booked then’. ‘Oh sorry to miss your BBQ, but we won’t be here in August’. RSVP’s to …