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,...

Anxiety in Teenagers

Imagine a girl. She could be younger than you, she could be older than you. But it needs to be someone you know. You may not know them well, but you know them. Imagine the perfect student. A social outsider. She has friends, but doesn’t exactly conform to teenage...

I have a dream…

The 25th September is World Dream Day. This is a new one on me. Every day seems to be some international day now everything from cheese to children is celebrated on a special day of the year. If I’m honest I can get a little jaded with it all, but when I saw...
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