We all have those days – when everything feels too much of an effort and everything you try seems to go wrong. Feeling tired and lacking in energy. Your mood is heavy. Sometimes its stuff going on in our lives
Do you have a little voice in your head giving you a running commentary on everything you do, say, think or feel? A negative mantra that you keep repeating? I reckon that the answer is “yes”. Because we all do.
How grounded are you? How easily do you feel knocked off balance by the ups and downs of life? If your answers are along the lines of “not very” and “easily” then you need to develop your roots! And if, like
Do you ever get that feeling? When you kind of feel disconnected from yourself? A weird sense of discombobulation where clarity feels a long way away and you can’t make the simplest decision. Thoughts and options churn around in your mind
Drop anchor into the sea of now through mindfulness and the senses. Busy mind. Tired body. Feeling unfocused and sometimes overwhelmed. Sound familiar? Our busy lifestyles and overstimulating environment mean that we’re always on the go and there’s always something
When was the last time you did nothing? Rested? Pondered over a cup of tea? Stared out of the window to watch the clouds? Stood and listened to birdsong? Went for a walk with no aim in particular – just
When your head is full of thoughts. When you’re worried or scared. When you’re tired and just can’t be bothered any more. When you’re tense. When you’re in pain. When you’re so overwhelmed that you think you’re just going to
How do you find the festive season? It can be enchanting. But it can also feel overwhelming. If you tend to experience anxiety anyway, then you’ll know that there’s something about Christmas-time which can really aggravate and intensify the symptoms.
Busy, busy, busy. Are you addicted to busy? Out here, there and everywhere? Do you ever allow yourself time to rest? Or, maybe it’s an internalised feeling of busy that you can’t stop, you can’t slow down. A feeling of
Ah, the human mind. It’s such a powerful tool. But it does love to flit around and judge. Wanting this, not wanting that. Pulling and pushing. Attachment and aversion. All too often never quite satisfied with what we have here