Meditation

Coping with a traumatic event

We all encounter stressful events on a regular basis, many of which we take in our stride and cope with without too much difficulty. However, sometimes an event causes a significant amount of stress, particularly when it happens repeatedly or poses a threat to an individual’s life, health or wellbeing. Traumatic events can affect anyone

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Stopping destructive habits of criticism and blame

It seems to be a human tendency to be critical and judgemental especially during times of stress and difficulty. It has been recognised that this behaviour is much more wide spread in the Western world and this is attributed to there being a constant and long standing message of not being good enough from religions

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Helpful relaxation techniques

There’s no denying that today’s world is a busy and stressful one. Thanks to rising living costs, high childcare fees and stagnating income levels, we are all working harder than ever. The wonderful advent of modern technology means we are always plugged in, and that’s before you even consider raising the children, cleaning the house,

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Fear of flying

Flying! For many an enjoyable experience classed as part of a holiday or trip; for some a mode of travel to put up with as a means of getting where you want to be; and for others a fear of flying is so great it either prevents them from travelling or makes the reason they

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Finding out you are expecting twins

When heading off for a first scan, most parents-to-be are anxious to know there is a healthy baby growing in there. But if during your appointment you end up finding out you are expecting twins you may be taken aback a bit and leave the hospital with more questions that you arrived with. What causes

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Pregnancy Yoga

The mind and body-boosting benefits of yoga are well documented, and this ancient form of exercise originating from India can be the perfect way to stay fit during pregnancy. If you are unfamiliar with yoga, some of the terminology and techniques can seem a little daunting, so here is a simple guide to the practice,

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