Mental wealth: a strategy for our times
Wellbeing

Mental wealth: a strategy for our times

It was world mental health day on Sunday 10th October last month. That day on social media the message was clear, mental health is important. Now more than a month on I wanted to check back in to talk to you about something that’s related. Something that I’ve been working on for nearly a year….

We need to talk about driving
Life Skills

We need to talk about driving

So it’s summer and while I’m encouraging you to get breezy and relax and get outside some more, I’m also about to get serious about something on here. Last month I saw a horrible thing happen on the motorway. I’m not going to ruin your day by going into the details but it really got…

Try some Alexander Technique for FREE
Movement

Try some Alexander Technique for FREE

Sometimes you have just got to say it like it is. Most people who have an interest in the Alexander Technique will never try it. This is partly cos they’re not totally clear what it is or how it can help them. This is how it is in a busy world, we don’t always get…

Benefits of the Alexander Technique
Wellbeing

Benefits of the Alexander Technique

A lot of people have heard of The Alexander Technique but are less sure what it is or what it can do for you. The Alexander Technique is a natural physical practice that you can learn to get the best out of your body.   It has 3 broad benefits.   1. Relieves pain or…

5-minute desk refresh
Wellbeing

5-minute desk refresh

Here is a practical set of tips that will refresh you at your desk.  I recommend you work through each stage of the 5 points as you read them and take a few breaths in between. This should feel like a calming process. 1) First of all, find your sitting bones. These are your good…

What I know about change
Wellbeing

What I know about change

I am into change in a big way.  I absolutely believe that most things in life could be improved, from my own behaviour, to systems at work, to the education system to pretty much the whole global order. I could not get up every day and be happy if I didn’t believe this, it’s a…

So many ways to begin…but first,
Wellbeing

So many ways to begin…but first,

It’s a new year at a time when nothing is as expected. We have not as yet ‘unlearnt’ our normal habits though. We feel loss for what isn’t happening that used to, seeing friends, routine, planning an outing. We feel anxiety for what we have to do as a result; anti-bac’ing, home-schooling, zoom meetings that…