My top three tips for cultivating inner peace this Christmas

My top three tips for cultivating inner peace this Christmas

I’d like to share three books which would be great reads over the Christmas period. Each of these books has played an important role in my own mindfulness journey, and if you choose to buy them as a treat for yourself I hope you’ll find them just as inspiring.

They would also make wonderful gifts, but a word of caution: be careful of giving unsolicited advice (even in book form!) and be as sure as you can that it’ll be well-received. (It’s also worth noting that “Why Meditate” may be an easier book to gift that “Soul Without Shame”!)

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Grieving (Barcelona and spilt milk)*

Grieving (Barcelona and spilt milk)*

“When we feel lost, the trick is not to lose ourselves” There has been a lot of grieving over the past year or so. Perhaps more than we are used to. On a global level events seem way out of the norm - including Barcelona and the other attacks that are occurring with a...

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Are you in control?

Are you in control?

A lot of my coaching clients come to me telling me they want to be in control of some part of their lives (their weight, their work, their relationship, their stress, their feelings...). Not only can it feel good to be in control (there’s a sense of stability), it’s...

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Love your body … I dare you

Love your body … I dare you

Love your body. I dare you. OR Not everyone will like your body – get over it. (Please) By Mia Forbes Pirie 60% of adults report feeling ashamed of the way they look and roughly 2 out of 3 adults have negative body image. Positive body image is an important factor in...

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Stop And Smell The Roses

Stop And Smell The Roses

Christmas is behind us and tomorrow is New Year's Eve!  Instead of rushing forward into next year, how about pausing for a moment and taking stock of the good things that happened this year?  All of your achievements? Before you set goals for 2016, spend a...

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