It is Day 4! We are nearly halfway through. Today we are doing 3 simple exercises. Breath.Perform the mindful breathing activity again. Sitting with one hand on your chest and the other on your stomach, this time take 15 conscious breaths. Observing how they feel, allow yourself to relax more with every exhale. Reflection.On day … Continue reading Day 4
Today we have 2 tasks again, and the first is to go on a 20 minute walk outdoors. On day 1 this we did a 10 minute walk but now we need to start carving out a little more time for ourselves. You can choose to make this a nice leisurely walk or something more … Continue reading Day 3
It’s Days 2 of 10 Days of Wellness and there’s just two tasks to do today. Task 1 is a breathing activity. Find a few minutes to sit in a chair, close your eyes if you feel comfortable doing so, or lower your gaze. Place one hand on your chest and one on your stomach. … Continue reading Day 2
Welcome to your first reflective task. There will be a few over the next 10 days. Acts of reflection are an amazing way to look inwards, to soul-search, to drive self-compassion and build a better understanding of ourselves. For this task I invite you to think a little about who you are in a task … Continue reading Day 1. Task 3.
There are 3 tasks to complete today on Day 1 of the 10 Days of Wellness. Each one takes about 10 minutes so they can either be carried out at different times throughout the day or back to back in a 30 minute window, whatever works best for your schedule. Task 1. Make a cup … Continue reading Day 1 of 10. Tasks 1 & 2.
In the run up to the festive season I am delivering a 10-day wellness programme via my Instagram page @my.happy.life.project which everyone is welcome to join for FREE. Each day I will invite you to participate in some really simple self-care tasks that encourage reflection, relaxation and replenishment of your energy levels. The festive season … Continue reading 10 Days of Wellness
Over the many weeks of lockdown my exercise has generally been excellent. Lockdown has made me commit to pretty much daily exercise of some sort, and I have been really on top of it, but the last couple of weeks have been comparatively terrible! I think the change in weather has made early morning exercise … Continue reading Exercise This Week
Before lockdown I went to a few Sister Stories women’s circles. Towards the end of my last relationship I was seeking a space to connect with women, to talk through some of my plans, my thoughts and my decisions. I found Sister Stories by chance through Instagram, and made my way to this beautiful space … Continue reading Circles
Let’s just say that I have been on a 25 week hiatus. Lockdown has not been a place of creative writing and wonderment for me. I’m getting by just fine, but I feel like trying to catch up on everything that’s happened this last 6 months isn’t a good way to get me motivated to … Continue reading How to get back to blogging
So I haven’t blogged in months. Fair to say that things have been utterly crazy in every way imaginable. Let me fill you in. In November, after 10 years of being together Giles and I mutually agreed to end our relationship. It was an incredibly tough decision for us both but one we agreed to … Continue reading Let’s catch up