Mindful Colouring

Benefits of Mindful Colouring  As a child you may have loved using pencils and a colouring book but maybe you’ve not picked one up since.  Today there are lots of adult colouring books around and they are great for introducing relaxation into your day!  I love them so much that I started designing them. You can see a selection here. I’ve designed some general ones as well as ones that focus on positive affirmations for health and… Continue reading Mindful Colouring

5 benefits of a regular meditation practice

Meditation is something that everyone can do. Everyone can benefit from it and you don’t need any special equipment to begin. If you’ve never practised meditation before then you may want to just find something that is a few minutes long and build up gradually. I often find myself spending 2-3 minutes on those days that I’m super busy just to tune in with myself and on the days I have more time I might… Continue reading 5 benefits of a regular meditation practice

What is meditation?

So, meditation is the regular process of training your mind to focus and redirect your thoughts.  Meditation is a way to bring focus to our breath. When we meditate it’s a way for us to get away from our everyday lives without going anywhere. Time for us. Whether it’s 5 minutes or an hour. It’s a time for us to focus on ourselves. As we meditate it’s an opportunity for us to focus within. To… Continue reading What is meditation?

My top 5 favourite essential oils for relaxation.

As well as being a Relaxation, Meditation and Mindfulness Coach I’m also a Massage Therapist and a Neals Yard Consultant. I wanted to share my top 5 favourite essential oils for relaxation and also share some ways that you can use essential oils to aid relaxation yourself. Frankincense is often used to promote a state of relaxation, helping to encourage slower and deeper breathing when inhaled. Fresh and uplifting, it’s ideal to use during meditation and… Continue reading My top 5 favourite essential oils for relaxation.

The Benefits Colouring for Mental Health

When you were a child, you probably enjoyed using pencils or crayons and a colouring book.  Today you can also enjoy this activity by using adult colouring pages. There are so many health benefits from colouring therapy.  Why not give it a go – even if it sounds a bit childish!! I’ve had adults come along to my yoga classes and have presented them with some colouring. It was interesting to discover that those who really… Continue reading The Benefits Colouring for Mental Health