• The Christmas Pose

    Stretches patience and nerves! 1) Inhale deeply and reach one hand across the body to give the |Christmas pudding a stir. 2) With your other hand, extend to open the drawer where the Sellotape is meant to be kept. 3) Raise your voice in a plaintive cry when you realise the tape isn’t in the drawer where it’s always kept. 4) Exhaling deeply, lift a pile of papers off the kitchen worktop to find said tape. 5) Gently rotate your head to look straight ahead for the wrapping paper. 6) Bend from the knees to pick up. From there, carefully lower your bottom to the floor. 7) Lie back, paying…

  • You Get To Be Yourself

    Do you know what happens when you decide to stop worrying about what other people think of you? You get to dance. You get to sing. You get to laugh loudly, paint, write and create. You get to be yourself. And you know what? Some people won’t like you. Some will laugh or mock or point out flaws… but it just won’t bother you all that much.   Doc Zantamata

  • A Piece Of Advice

    If you could only give yourself one piece of advice for the festive season, what would it be? Take a moment to stop, close your eyes, and really listen. Then notice what answer arises. It may (or may not) surprise you.

  • Let It Go

    Your peace is more important than driving yourself crazy trying to understand why something happened the way it did. Let it go.   Mandy Hale

  • The Snow Globe

    If you ever feel anxious or stressed in the middle of a crowd, or even in a small group of people, imagine you are in a snow globe. There is a sphere of protection all around you and inside snow is gently falling. You can see what is happening outside, but the noise is muffled and you can rest in stillness as the Christmas whirlwind spins. Practice mindfulness in the midst of the rush. Focus on the specific sensory details of your immediate environment – the feel of a cup in your hand, the temperature of the air – and allow the dome of the snow globe to insulate you…

  • Now Is The Time

    Now is not the time for perfection but a time for simple progress. It is not the time for grit but rather for grace. It is not the time for judgement but for compassion. It is not the time for control but for having the wisdom to let go. Susan David Phd

  • Be The Reason

    Be the reason someone still believes in magic, truth, authenticity, compassion, intelligent conversation, loyalty, courage and love that doesn’t have an agenda. Brooke Hampton