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If you are missing a hug get hygge

If you are missing a hug get hygge

Self-Care I am a huge advocate of self-care which I know is a buzz word that seems to be everywhere – even I do an eye-roll when I see yet another self-care activity.  It’s EXHAUSTING keeping up with it all.  And it’s especially so at New Year.  So far I have...
Daydream Believer

Daydream Believer

Relax – don’t DO it It’s Sunday and I’m wondering how I’m going to spend the day.  It’s been a busy week with work and family stuff and my head is scattered and unfocussed.  In an effort to help my husband asked “what do you...
All work and no play

All work and no play

In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, I’ve been considering the ways in which we can manage stress,  In the second of my mini-blogs I thought I was raise the concept of PLAY!  Yes you heard me right. Now I know that as adults we find this a difficult concept. ...
Take a moment – A lesson in Mindfulness

Take a moment – A lesson in Mindfulness

Mindfulness – what’s it all about? There’s been a hoo-hah about “Mindfulness” for some time now.  To some it’s the latest thing, a panacea for all ills.  There’s “mindful parenting”, “mindful birthing”,...