Breathing – How To Do It Properly

Breathing – How To Do It Properly

Do you know how to breathe? In the Kate Bush song Breathing, she tells us that she is breathing! ‘Out, in, out, in, out!’  It sounds so simple and indeed it is.   We all do it for our entire lives, but are we doing it properly?  Do you know how to breathe? Awareness...
Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter

Placebos have always intrigued me.  A placebo is a fake pill and has no theraputic effect on the person presecribed the tablets.  Placebos are usually used in drug trials to find out whether a new drug is effective by giving one group the new drug and the ‘control...
The Value of Being “Wild”

The Value of Being “Wild”

“Wild” means meeting your own needs. We don’t feed wild animals because it undermines their ability to meet their own needs. I was reminded of this by a blog warning to tourists in Costa Rica: “Don’t Feed the Monkeys. Conditioning them to expect human handouts...
World Laughter Day 2017

World Laughter Day 2017

What a good time to have World Laughter Day 2017 and boost those positive vibes. In a world full of uncertainty and disruption let’s take a break and laugh for no reason other than choosing to do so. We know laughter cannot fix or heal a problem but it can help you...
Changing The Messages In Our Heads

Changing The Messages In Our Heads

Playing old messages in my head makes me sound like a broken record. Negative messages I heard growing up rear their ugly heads when I am facing (mental) stumbling blocks or when I’m on the verge of greatness/accomplishing a goal. These ugly voices (I call gremlins)...
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