When I first started learning about mindfulness, it felt like such a breath of fresh air to discover you don’t always have to buy into what your thoughts are telling you.
I got the email on a Friday morning in June. As part of celebrations for Volunteer Week
I was asked to write a blog and my first thought was ‘what am I going to say?’
I thought about what life events I had faced and how I had coped with them and life events that I had not coped with and felt overwhelmed and chaotic.
his week is Mental Health Awareness week; a week designed to raise the awareness of mental health and wellbeing.
As a child I remember sometimes seeing a panel game show on iTV entitled “Tell the truth”.
When asked to write this blog I was pretty nervous, mainly because it means admitting the times that I, as the leader of this well-being organisation have been stressed
Many people who come to our courses, volunteers and even lifelong meditators sometimes go a few days, or weeks or even months without meditating.
On Wednesday 13th April 2016 I experienced what is commonly known as a nervous breakdown.
Whenever I got home from work Al would be there, he would never judge me, he would sit with me and listen to whatever I said.
It’s a little known fact that caffeine can mimic many of the symptoms of stress and anxiety.
Over the years fats have had a bad press and we’ve been told that too much fat puts us at risk for heart disease and that a low fat diet is the best way to achieve health and lose weight.
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