Supporting your child during isolation

Isolation has come to mean something very different to most of us over recent days and weeks. Before this outbreak most of us associated isolation with the elderly or those who couldn’t easily get out and about. Now almost all of us as self-isolating, in the...

How to spot anxiety in students

Anxiety in students is probably the biggest issue in our classrooms at the moment.  With 1 in 3 of our teenagers diagnosed with anxiety disorders and 7% of 3-17 year olds struggling with anxiety this is not something we can ignore.  That means that if you teach...

You can COUNT on Mindfulness

When we are asked to introduce new things into the classroom there is often an assumption that it is going to mean lots of preparation, lots of work and generally big stress!  This really doesn’t have to be the case with wellbeing and in particular mindfulness....

Meditation – It’s not what you think!

Meditation is a word that wasn’t used much when I was growing up but over the last few years it has grown in popularity to an extraordinary degree.  For years if anyone mentioned meditation we pictured someone sitting in the lotus position with their hands in a...

Saana Meditation Cushions

I love to meditate.  I have meditated all my life. Admittedly I didn’t always know that that was what I was doing. With hindsight it has always been a huge part of my mental self care.  Imagine my joy when an amazing new company, Saana Cushions, contacted me and...

Autumn Wellbeing

The clocks are changing this weekend here in the UK. For a few days at least the mornings will be slightly lighter but the evenings will draw in quicker too. Your Autumn wellbeing becomes a focus. Autumn is a challenging time of year. The shorter, greyer, damp days,...
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