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Chocolate protein microwave cake

April 30th, 2020|Comments Off on Chocolate protein microwave cake

This is a low carbohydrate, high protein, filling and yummy warm dessert treat for you to try.  Its super easy and versatile.  Add anything you fancy to make it your own. In [...]

Problem solving- whether to do it when emotional.

April 30th, 2020|Comments Off on Problem solving- whether to do it when emotional.

Solving problems can be a really adaptive way to cope in times of stress.  Identifying issues as they arise and having the ability to efficiently work out the steps required to [...]

Ways to connect when you feel alone

April 14th, 2020|Comments Off on Ways to connect when you feel alone

Social distancing is physically isolating. But you need not feel alone.  It’s important people feel connected in this shared challenging time.  Many people may feel lonely which affects one’s mood and general [...]

Ending the day

April 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Ending the day

Is it just me or does anyone else sometimes struggle to call it a day and go to sleep?  I’m not just talking about issues getting to sleep and all the [...]

Why mindfulness is a super-power

April 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Why mindfulness is a super-power

Mindfulness in my opinion is the underlying and core skill required to perceive yourself most accurately.  The more mindful we are of everyday life and what is going on inside and [...]

How to clean Covid style

April 4th, 2020|Comments Off on How to clean Covid style

I have never been one for cleaning and have previously outsourced help for this.  I have been privileged to earn enough to do so and the investment always seemed well worth [...]

Covid 19 – the basics of what you may want to know

March 26th, 2020|Comments Off on Covid 19 – the basics of what you may want to know

Covid 19 - the basics of what you may want to know Q. What is Covid 19? It is a disease caused by SARS CoV2, which is the new version [...]

Stop struggling & go with the flow

March 26th, 2020|Comments Off on Stop struggling & go with the flow

I am going to make a big call…….   Here it is: the ability to sit with unpleasant internal experiences, accept them and allowing them to flow through you as [...]

5 steps to manage overwhelm

March 25th, 2020|Comments Off on 5 steps to manage overwhelm

Right now is a stressful and challenging time for many people.  Some are unemployed and facing huge financial pressures.  Others are essential workers exposing themselves to contracting the SARS-CoV 2 [...]

5 Top tips for wellness

March 24th, 2020|Comments Off on 5 Top tips for wellness

Take sufficient and good sleep.  Aim 7-8 or more!  Cut out alcohol and really watch the quality improve.Keep a structures morning routine and soothing evening ritual.  I recommend waking with [...]

Staying calm in a crisis

March 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on Staying calm in a crisis

It is fair to say we are in a crisis.  A Covid crisis.  If you are human you may be feeling understandable and justifiably anxious right now.  We are facing [...]

ARE YOU MINDFUL?

April 24th, 2018|Comments Off on ARE YOU MINDFUL?

Mindfulness is brain training for improved attention. It originates from Buddhist self-reflective practices but mindfulness is a western evidence-based secular tool now applied widely in health care and business settings.  [...]

UNDERSTANDING SLEEP FOR A GOOD NIGHTS SLEEP

November 30th, 2017|Comments Off on UNDERSTANDING SLEEP FOR A GOOD NIGHTS SLEEP

We all know that a good night’s sleep means a better mood and greater productivity the next day, amongst many other health benefits.  So then, why do so many of [...]

VIRTUOUS CAROB MOUSSE

October 9th, 2017|Comments Off on VIRTUOUS CAROB MOUSSE

If you are toning up pre-summer season to get bikini body comfy (we think you're sexy as already FYI).  But you find that you still need that sweet satisfaction of dessert [...]

THE PRACTICE OF PLAYTIME

October 4th, 2017|Comments Off on THE PRACTICE OF PLAYTIME

When we are young and free of conditioning we play.  Every moment and circumstance is one of wonder and opportunity for joyful entertainment.  But somewhere along the way of “growing [...]

LINKS BETWEEN DISTRESS & HEALTH

September 10th, 2017|Comments Off on LINKS BETWEEN DISTRESS & HEALTH

Dr Susannah Ward The term distress has many definitions.  But most generally describe an adverse state of physiological and psychological imbalance caused by chronic stress and/or an accumulation of stress [...]

IS YOGA SAFE IN PREGNANCY?

August 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on IS YOGA SAFE IN PREGNANCY?

Dr Susannah Ward One of the many great outcomes from our recent sell-out success Soulful Sunday was the realisation that most yoga poses are safe in pregnancy.  One of our [...]

IS THERE ANY EVIDENCE FOR THE USE OF YOGA AS MEDICINE FOR BACK PAIN?

July 4th, 2017|Comments Off on IS THERE ANY EVIDENCE FOR THE USE OF YOGA AS MEDICINE FOR BACK PAIN?

Dr Susannah Ward Many people suffer chronic pain, particularly in the lower back region.  As a yogi, I know first-hand just how effective yoga can be for health and wellbeing [...]

ANXIETY EXPRESSED IN LIGHT

June 9th, 2017|Comments Off on ANXIETY EXPRESSED IN LIGHT

Dr Susannah Ward Have you ever tried to verbally express how anxiety manifests in your body and mind?  Have you ever wondered how other’s experience anxiety, if at all? An [...]

HAVE YOU GOT A LIFE MENTOR? HERE’S 4 REASONS WHY YOU MIGHT HAVE ONE….

May 9th, 2017|Comments Off on HAVE YOU GOT A LIFE MENTOR? HERE’S 4 REASONS WHY YOU MIGHT HAVE ONE….

Dr Susannah Ward At work we draw on mentors to help navigate our career direction & development.  But career isn’t the be all and end all for many of us [...]

WHAT IS WELLNESS?

April 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on WHAT IS WELLNESS?

Dr Susannah Ward Did you know that like the term ‘health’, ‘wellness’ has an ambiguous medical definition without a universally accepted meaning? However, most health professionals use the World Health [...]

6 KEY STEPS TO CHANGING HABITS USING YOGA

March 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on 6 KEY STEPS TO CHANGING HABITS USING YOGA

By Dr Susannah Ward Changing unhelpful habits can be very hard for us mere mortals. Many of us end up slaves to maladaptive behaviours continuing them over and over despite [...]

5 WAYS TO INCREASE SELF-COMPASSION

February 1st, 2017|Comments Off on 5 WAYS TO INCREASE SELF-COMPASSION

Self-compassion is a core wellness skill.  Without self-compassion we loose precious moments to critical self talk, unkind judgemental perception and comparison making. Self-compassion is said to comprise of 3 elements: [...]

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