Mindfulness

Mindfulness

We often say, ‘oh, I need to relax more’, ‘I’m too tense, I need to chill out’. What do we actually want to happen when we say this? ‘Relax’ is a funny word.  It can make people let themselves go floppy and a little disconnected.  It’s much better if we can be be at...
How’s your balance?

How’s your balance?

Can you stand on one leg?  How long can you sustain it?  Is one leg easier than the other?   If that’s something you struggle with, you may well think that your balance isn’t great.  Chances are, you probably need to look about how you do it.  You may think, ‘why do I...
Working From Home: Heaven or Hell?

Working From Home: Heaven or Hell?

We’re in lockdown 3, which means those who can, have to work from home.   Before the pandemic, some of us would dream of the idea of WFH.  No commuting, less interruptions, more time with the family.  However, the reality can be much less enjoyable than the idea.  ...
Phones & Bones

Phones & Bones

Mobile phones…. They’ve become a big part of our everyday lives.  They are so useful, some of us panic if we can’t put our hand on them or go out without them!  They’re an amazing bit of kit, but not even a a millionth as amazing as our bodies,...
Poor posture?  It’s not your fault!

Poor posture? It’s not your fault!

Many people with poor posture will have been told, ‘sit up straight’, or ‘stop slouching’.  Anyone who’s ever tried to put this into practice, will know that it’s pretty impossible to keep it up.  The moment you stop thinking about it, back you go into a slump.  Even...