The benefits of forest therapy

Forest therapy is an evidence-based therapeutic practice that connects people to natural environments through gentle sensory based guided mindfulness exercises. It’s not the same as taking the dog out or identifying species, it’s about connecting to nature and moving into feeling compassion for the natural world. I facilitate a series of group and individual meditation … Read more

Surviving lockdown

Lockdown has been tough for everyone in some way and some people have struggled more than others. As it’s starting to ease we still can’t connect physically with many of our family and friends. After 12 weeks, many of us are feeling the strain. We asked some of our wonderful therapists what their tips are … Read more

Support your wellbeing

As the world has been plunged into lockdown and social distancing rules, it is good to know there are still beautiful ways we can support our wellbeing. During times of intense challenges such as we have been experiencing the last few months, is when we are likely to grow the most but it is also … Read more

Mindfulness in a pandemic

Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on to when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t). I’m sharing this poem which has touched my heart recently and … Read more

Mental Wellbeing

Mental Wellbeing

Mental health problems affect one in four of us according to Time to Change. In recent years, there has been a growing awareness about this issue with high profile individuals, such as Prince Harry, talking about it openly and various Mental Health Awareness days, weeks and months encouraging public discussions, such as the Time to … Read more

Prioritise Your Wellbeing

And so a New Year and a new decade begins.. For many people, the memory of the festivities of Christmas and the resolutions made on New Year’s Eve are already beginning to fade. If you feel the motivation behind your resolutions is decreasing, I hope you’ll hold on to just one goal this year.. to … Read more