Tag: mindfulness

How to consume less and create more in your life

How to consume less and create more in your life

When we were kids we used to save the wrapping paper off of our birthday and Christmas gifts. Back then I probably thought that was pretty naff! We didn’t have large chain stores and importing was mega expensive… so a lot of what we wanted …

How to audit your life and live with intention

How to audit your life and live with intention

So many things have changed for me as I’ve grown older. In my twenties everything seemed like it had to be done now! I spent a fair amount of time at Uni back then and was full steam into educating myself and becoming a better …

47 Summers

47 Summers

What would you do if you knew you had 47 Summers left on this planet? If you had to map out the time you had left. What would you add to the list of things you wanted to accomplish? What would be on your list …

43 daily habits, guaranteed to calm your mind and change your life

43 daily habits, guaranteed to calm your mind and change your life

I’m so over seeing lists of habits that say they are gonna change your life! … but this gal has done some hard yards in this life and I can tell you one thing… that these habits are worth reading! Even picking a small handful …

Guest Post: Mindful running, how I turned running away into running strong

Guest Post: Mindful running, how I turned running away into running strong

Trigger warning: This content contains reference to sexual abuse and may be disturbing to some readers. There are times I feel somewhat invincible, like some kind of superhero. I know I don’t stand alone in this thought. We all have it in one way or …

At the heart of sustainability lies a change in mindset

At the heart of sustainability lies a change in mindset

No single one of us can save the world in one fell swoop, nor can we fight the good fight alone. But, we can make choices in our daily lives in order to both move the planet, humanity and ourselves towards a new utopia. I …

Guest Post: Caring for yourself, an essential part of caring for others

Guest Post: Caring for yourself, an essential part of caring for others

I’m Jacqui O’Connor. I’ve been a Registered Nurse for 25 years, working with women and families and in psychosocial nurse management. Through lived experience, I’ve discovered the benefits of working with mindfulness and healing modalities and find joy in sharing the tools I’ve mastered with …

How I learned patience amidst a pandemic

How I learned patience amidst a pandemic

I’ve been somewhat surprised at my reaction… or maybe lack of… to this lockdown… I’ve been calm and reasoned, present, connected and hopeful. My anxiety has been low, very low and I am sleeping well. The family is all getting on well and we seem …

Show up, move forward

Show up, move forward

So, here’s the thing. You don’t need to create a new empire during this tough, tough time. You don’t need to pivot your biz, or start a new company. You can simply be. Be present and be connected. But, here’s the caveat. Show up. Right …

How to tame your anxiety in uncertain times

How to tame your anxiety in uncertain times

Anxiety sucks. And right now, for many women she sucks bad. I’m not sure why, but over these past weeks, I’ve actually been super calm and centered… maybe it’s because I feel well prepared? Or maybe it’s because I’m continuing to do those things I …