This article first appeared in the Guardian newspaper:   Mindfulness: a beginner’s guide The meditation technique aimed at focusing the mind on the present moment is an effective treatment for depression, according to a new report. So what is mindfulness and how do you do it? Mindfulness techniques involve sitting in a quiet place, … Read more

Many people will have made a New Year’s resolution to ‘go on a diet’, ‘to lose those extra Christmas pounds’ or make some other change in their life or lifestyle . We all can get a bit down on ourselves for not starting that diet or that big change we said we are going to … Read more

It is not intended that our blog be just a re-posting of other people’s work but this short message from Sir Richard Branson contains a nice message that may be worth considering if you have had a ‘falling out’ with someone. At times the thoughts of that argument or falling out can leave us feeling … Read more