Category: mental health

A post for World Gratitude Day!

5 top gratitude tips for wellbeing. Simple steps to help you build an uplifting and sustainable gratitude practice.

Why I believe forgiveness often needs to start with forgiving ourselves

Forgiveness is such an important step for our wellbeing, but often we forget about truly and deeply forgiving ourselves.

How can nature benefit my mental health?

Nature offers so many benefits for our health and wellbeing. Here I explore some ways to take advantage of this.

Is mental health nature or nurture?

I believe that both of these factors play a large role in our wellbeing. In terms of nature, there is our own inner nature and also the Nature all around us.  When we spend time in Nature it has been proven that this supports our wellbeing.  The sights and sounds of the natural world can…
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How can I improve my emotional wellbeing?

For me, the best way to improve our wellbeing – on all levels – is to develop our awareness of what’s really going on within ourselves.  To do this, it’s important to have a sense of open curiosity along with a deep compassion for our Self – to understand that we really were doing the…
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What is good mental wellbeing?

Unfortunately our western view of health has led us to the misconception that we can separate our physical from our emotional wellbeing – and even divide our body into distinct parts, as if they have no bearing on each other, and as if they can be seen in isolation from the environment in which we…
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Why is wellbeing at work so important?

Why is wellbeing at work important? I believe that wellbeing at work is so important because our working life takes up such a high percentage of our time.  Also, if things are not good at work, it spills over into other areas of our lives, such as home, friends and family.  If we’re stressed and…
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Why is wellbeing so important?

For me the value of a supportive wellbeing practice is that it enables us to gain a deeper understanding of who we really are at the innermost core of our being, and to step more fully into this, offering us a greater sense of balance, ease, flow and joy.  It helps us to develop empathy,…
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What does Wellbeing mean?

I think that wellbeing is a very individual thing and that we will each have our own ideas about what this means for us.  Also, it’s not a static thing – it can alter as our circumstances change, as we grow and as we get older. For me, it’s about much more than just an…
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A little of my story (3)

As I was saying yesterday, I began searching for a magic wand that would make everything better, but eventually I came to the realisation that really I am the only one who can turn things around for myself and create the life I want to live.  That changing my perceptions profoundly changes how I experience…
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