Category Archives: Life in General

Reading past the headlines for a healthy life

This week I have decided to change direction for a while in my blog. I have been prompted by the continued misleading headlines in newspapers. Have you noticed how often we read things such as a particular food stuff being … Continue reading

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Take time to notice the flowers, be happy!

This week I was reminded that sometimes when life is happening to us our focus can become very narrow. We lose sight of beauty and comfort around us. Whatever issue is consuming us grows so large that we forget notice … Continue reading

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Creativity and the brain, how to wake up!

This is my first full blog back since I had my operation before Christmas. I find it interesting how creativity and the brain are so connected to our general sense of well being. For me it has been a struggle to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year

Merry Christmas to you all. I hope you enjoy this picture by the fabulous Rob Banbury showing the GWiz dogs Buck and Remus with some unexpected guests. Also features Walter from the latest book by Joe Cheal, “Who stole my pie?” … Continue reading

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The Triune Brain, how our brain has evolved so far

Firstly I would like to thank all of the lovely people who sent me such wonderful messages about taking care of myself and getting well soon. It is heart warming to read them. A couple of you asked about using … Continue reading

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Using Mental Rehearsal to create your future

As promised here is a reminder about how to use mental rehearsal. So firstly a definition, mental rehearsal is the act of imagining yourself in a situation you normally find challenging and seeing yourself being successful. I wonder how many … Continue reading

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Developing a Meditation Habit, Remembering there is no goal!

This week I am continuing on from the ideas I shared with you last week. In a goal oriented world it is often challenging remembering that mediation is not about doing it right or getting to some “higher plain of … Continue reading

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Looking after your health in the present moment

This month I finally got around to having a health MOT. I’d been meaning to for ages but had been putting it off because other things become more “pressing”. Mostly I had good news for instance clear of diabetes and … Continue reading

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Savouring life, re-connecting with the wonder of the world

Last week I encouraged you to take a few moment each morning mindfully taking 10 cleansing breaths on waking. This exercise was to prepare you for the day by taking a couple of moments practicing living in the moment mindfully. … Continue reading

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How to remember the good old times! Switching perspectives

I think I’m in heaven! I’m sitting in the garden next to the pond, the sun is blazing down but I’m in the shade of the rose trellis. I can see the fish swimming around and I feel good. What … Continue reading

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