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Posted 14th November 2018

It has been scientifically proven that most of the time we humans use only 2% of our brain power. To me that’s astonishing. But, it’s true, to function on auto pilot ie: wake up, take a shower, brush teeth, have breakfast, get to work etc we only need to tap into 2% of our brain Read More »

Posted 29th October 2018

If we take more responsibility for what is going on in our lives – including how we handle stress – we can change it for the better. We have all learned to blame somebody or something for our problems, whether it be a person or event from the past, or our present-day circumstances. You can’t Read More »

Posted 13th September 2018

YOU WON’T FIND WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR ON THE OUTSIDE…. EVER! Many years ago, I held meditation groups four evenings a week. The demand was so great it was necessary to open a waiting list. Along came baby number two, followed by our third beauty and life became incredibly busy. Once ‘In the Night Read More »

Posted 3rd July 2018

A new Moon occurs once a month when the Moon and the Sun come together at the same degree of the zodiac. This event always brings about a new chapter of our journey. The energy of a new Moon is very similar to a newly planted seed that lies in the rich soil just underneath Read More »

Posted 25th June 2018

If you think about it, anxiety/stress comes from some perceived or unconscious low level or high level fear. So if you can change your outlook from fear to compassion for yourself and others you will change the chemicals being released in the brain to those positive calming responses we want to maintain. I remember once Read More »

Posted 13th June 2018

The brain is made up of several areas and through MRI scanning scientists have been able to identify the function of these areas. With stress and anxiety it is the Amygdala that is most significant as it has the job of dealing with fear and reacting to perceived danger and sending signals to the rest Read More »

Posted 5th June 2018

Do you find yourself feeling fearful, overwhelmed, worried, exhausted for no obvious reason? Anxiety can arise before you know it and be even more difficult to release. If you are aware of your anxiety that’s a good place to start! Next, keep some sort of notes on what triggers you or when you feel more Read More »

Posted 27th March 2018

Are you looking to improve your health? Do you want to protect yourself from negative thinking and achieve peace of mind? If you have answered with yes to either one of these two questions, you should definitely keep on reading this article. Discover meditation as the mindful solution to a stressful existence, a way to Read More »

Posted 3rd February 2018

Starting My Practice I have been a ‘practitioner’ of yoga (and I put that word in inverted commas as using the word practice for me, creates an impression of a beginning and an end to the activity, a separation of the doing and not doing ones’ spiritual work), for over 27 years. Yoga came into Read More »

Posted 9th January 2018

The real key to happiness Over the years, I have learned that what shapes my happiness is compassion and co-operation. With all the recent media attention around the Brexit hard border issue in Northern Ireland, i had to remind myself to stay out of the drama and focus on what is really important. I have to Read More »