Beginning the New Year with a New Mindset

It’s not unusual to create a New Year’s resolution to make a change or try something new, but how often do we actually change our perspective on things? Often, our resolutions don’t succeed because we’re carrying forward the same pre-conceived ideas into our “new way” of doing things, and it’s these that our getting in…

How Halloween can teach us to be mindful

Halloween is a fun and spooky time of year. Where horror films and thrillers are the go-to for adults while children are playing trick or treat, trying to make others jump and over-indulging on sweets and chocolate (ok, maybe the adults are overindulging too!) Halloween is all about being scared. Scared by ghosts and things…

Benefits of Mindfulness in the Workplace

As the nurturing of our mental health becomes a more spoken-about issue in today’s society, some have turned to the practice of mindfulness as a way of finding peace in a hectic world. However, most of us are completely unaware of this process and how it can be such a benefit in day-to-day life. Studies…

Dispelling the myths

When you hear the word meditation, what do you think? Do you associate the act with reduced stress levels, greater happiness and inner peace, or do you simply dismiss it as a load of old hippy rubbish? Of course, there is a certain stereotype which comes with the act of meditation and mindfulness, and here…