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.
Every January, the gyms are full and everyone has self-improvement on the mind.
There is such a difference between theory and practice, between knowledge and experience.
I was doing some Christmas shopping and came across a shelf full of mindfulness books on a range of topics from mindful cooking to mindful walking and mindful knitting!
I was spread too thin, forever doing two or three things at a time and honestly not doing any of them properly.
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