I go on about mindfulness a lot on this blog. I firmly believe that mindfulness is the first and hugely important step to having a focused and happy life.
Despite its growing rise in popularity however, and my various posts on it, there is still much research to be conducted to help provide evidence to sceptics and other evidence-based people to prove it’s worth.
To this end, this weekend post is brought to you (in addition to my usual dose of helpfulness) because I thought you guys might be interested in the following article extract from the people over at Adventures in Positive Psychology…they’ve been very succinct and probably far more eloquent than I am in explaining what it is and how it works. Continue reading →
I know that you will have been inundated with ‘It’s Christmas!’ messages over the past week or so and I do genuinely hope everyone has at least one fond memory of time spent with loved ones over this festive period.
However, that’s not what this post is about.
This post is about giving a name to who you are and what you do. Not in a ‘let’s stick you in a box and give you a label’ way, but more in a ‘let’s identify just how brilliant you are and how much you are capable of’ way. Continue reading →
Last weekend I went away for the weekend to Derbyshire and stayed in a lovely little log cabin in the countryside.
We arrived at about 10pm, got out of the car stiff and sleepy but woke up instantly when we opened the door to our cabin and began to explore our home for the next 3 nights.
Don’t get me wrong, it was a tiny cabin, but it had it’s own sauna and jacuzzi in the bathroom. That was the main highlight of the break away. It meant we could spend 3 days doing nothing but relaxing, and we didn’t even have to see anyone else if we didn’t want to.
Today’s post is all about time and finding enough of it.
It seems that in today’s busy world, we have about 10 different roles we have to fit in to on a daily basis so having good time management skills can make the difference between feeling confident and prepared and sinking under a never ending pile of ironing.