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“Mindfulness is just too hard”

“Mindfulness is just too hard”

I hear people say this a lot and the temptation is to nod thoughtfully and agree. Is it really hard though? Usually, people will add that it’s difficult to take the time or to remember to be mindful, or impossible stop thinking about other things. These things are...

A magical retreat with a fabulous group of people.

A magical retreat with a fabulous group of people.

Our guests arrived a little later than usual last Sunday night so we were ready with hot chocolate and cake served under a canopy of fairy lights. Our daily programme included Pilates and Mindfulness sessions with Jo and Ella, walks and wild swimming with Ian and a...

Retreat and Re-treat: Replace the Mundane With Some Magic

Retreat and Re-treat: Replace the Mundane With Some Magic

Why Consider A Retreat Holiday? It’s likely there’s a balance between looking to take a break from certain aspects of your life and wanting to introduce more positive and life-fulfilling elements. Let’s think about the first part of that equation. ‘Retreat’ “An act of...

Should We Be Teaching Mindfulness In Schools?

Should We Be Teaching Mindfulness In Schools?

As parents across the UK have sent children back to school, or to start new schools this month, it’s likely that many will be thoughtful. Are their children happy? Are they sufficiently prepared for the combination of lessons, tests, friendship management and all the...

Why choose a wellness break for your 2019 holiday?

Why choose a wellness break for your 2019 holiday?

You’ve found the perfect destination, booked the hotel, arranged the flights; now all you have to do is sit back and enjoy the anticipation of a wonderful trip away. Hopefully, we’ve all been on a holiday that delivered on, or even surpassed our expectations; fun with...

Too Tired For Mothers Day

Too Tired For Mothers Day

The night my first child was born, I lay awake staring at him with 2 phrases going around my head, “I am his mother” “He is my son” These words ‘mother’ and ‘son’ filled me with wonder but also a sense of vulnerability; his as a new and defenceless being, but also my...

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