‘Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment’ – Buddha Mindfulness is something I’ve read about a lot over the last few years but until about a year ago, I’d never really tried it. I wasn’t sure it was for me. Looking back now… Continue reading Mind-full or mindful
‘Not the senses I have but what I do with them is my kingdom’ – Helen Keller Although Aristotle, back in 350 BC, named the human senses as sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch, and this is what most of us would immediately think of as the senses, neurologists would argue that there at least… Continue reading Sensory Overload?
‘Overthinking: the art of creating new problems out of ones that never existed in the first place’ – anonymous I’m an overthinker. There, I’ve said it. I own up to it. I wish I wasn’t, but it’s incredibly hard to stop overthinking if that’s the way you are. Those well meaning souls who tell us… Continue reading Overthinking
‘Reflect upon your present blessings, for which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some’ – Charles Dickens Journalling is big news right now. Lots of people are trying it and the majority are finding it really helps their stress levels and sense of wellbeing. There are several… Continue reading Why gratitude journalling is good for your health