Laughter Is The Best Medicine!

Today is commonly known as April Fools’ Day in many countries – not dissimilar to the Día de los Santos Inocentes in December. If someone plays an April Fools’ joke on you today and it makes you laugh, thank them – they’ve done you a favour! That’s because laughter is scientifically proven to benefit mental…

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Quiet Your Mind

We are often our own worst critic, focussing our mind full of things we haven’t done, should have done, need to do… adding to the problems we may face. One way Mindfulness can help is to “quiet your mind” – by trying to take a step back and be more present in the moment (instead of…

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Put Yourself First

  There’s an expression “We cannot pour from an empty cup” – it seems obvious, but so often we feel selfish for putting ourselves first, when we shouln’t. Self care is a necessity, not an indulgence. What do you need to start your day and week off well? What are the handful of small habits…

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What Are You Thankful For?

    There has been much research linking gratitude and wellbeing, confirming that gratitude effectively increases happiness and reduces depression. This week, why not try writing down three to five things you are thankful for each day? Remember: When you put your attention to something, it will be increasingly present in your life. Why not…

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Walking for Wellbeing

Where is your nearest green space? How often do you take time to go for a walk? Walking helps you cope at work, ‘heals’ your brain, makes you more creative and it could even be better for you than running. For a more detailed look at the benefits, take a look at this article  …

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