The coffee cup debate

The coffee cup debate! This isn’t rocket science… If all the coffee shops stop using the non-recyclable takeaway paper/ plastic cups they use for selling coffee and other hot drinks the disposal problem will totally go away. And your coffee drinking and life experience will be far better. But I…

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Living in the now

Mindfulness is about making ourselves aware of our thoughts, feelings and behaviour in order to improve our life experience. This practice encourages paying attention to our thoughts and feelings so that we learn to respond to situations rather than just react to them. It teaches us to focus calmly on…

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Card Readings

Card reading can be very helpful when you use the cards as a counselling tool.  Rather than go in with a ‘what does the future hold for me’ question it can be far more beneficial to use a card reading to address a particularly bothersome problem or worry. If you…

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Beneficial salt lamps

I would hate to live without my Himalayan salt lamps. I have three, and to my mind they definitely improve the air and atmosphere in my home and office.  Plus the lovely glow they give is soothing, comforting and cosy. I consider them to be stress busters and mood enhancers,…

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Be gone foul worry

Life is not always easy.  We become bogged down with so much stuff — worry about our health, wealth, family, friends, pets…  These are just a very few of the things which give rise to our concerns.  I am sure you can add to this list. However — we get…

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Crying is good

Crying greatly reduces our stress levels.  We can cry tears of rage, frustration, grief, sorrow, exhaustion, and fear— to name but a few of the emotions that can trigger tears.  We can also cry tears of joy and relief — and sometimes we really don’t know why we are crying,…

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Brighten your life

Colour is extremely important in our lives. Even though we may not be consciously aware, colour affects us very deeply at all levels.  Some colours raise energy and mood — while others lower them. It is well worth taking some to time to discover how different colours effect us and…

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