Category Archives: mindfulness

Recovering Out Loud: Wellness Toolkit Update

Hello! In this video I give you a tour of the latest version of my Wellness Toolkit and use it to inspire a future-spread in my artful journal. My Wellness Tool Kit has been really important in my recovery from … Continue reading

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Mindfulness: A New Notebook

I’m writing this post on Friday, rather than yesterday because I wasn’t sure what to write about for this week’s Mindfulness, Meditation, Prayer and Planning post. Normally, ideas jump out at me, but not this week, not until today. This … Continue reading

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Planning Out Loud: Half-Term Holiday Habits

My current wellness tracker is looking a bit patchy. For the first half of the month, I wasn’t doing very well with not eating any junk, but I’m okay with that – what’s done is done. I wasn’t eating loads … Continue reading

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Mindfulness: Slow Art

Yesterday, I was chatting with my father-in-law. He asked how I was, and I told him I was doing okay, although I still get very tired very easily – you know that tiredness that gets into your bones, that tiredness … Continue reading

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Mental Health Monday: Unhelpful Thinking Habits

Before falling ill at the end of 2016, I’d not really given much thought to my thinking habits and the impact they were having on my mental health. We all know it’s better to think positively rather than negatively – … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Exercise: Writing Slowly

One of the things I experience when I’m anxious is an increase in the speed of whatever I’m doing. It doesn’t matter whether that’s talking, walking, eating or even writing – it all just gets faster and more frantic. I … Continue reading

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Journaling Out Loud: A Sacred Space

For as long as I can remember, I have loved stationery. As a young girl, I collected notepads, bookmarks, pencils, pens, sharpeners and erasers. I used to keep a old biscuit tin full of them under my bed. I can … Continue reading

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Mindfulness – Memory Pockets

The older I get, the faster the days seem to pass. Once upon a time, the six-week school holidays seemed to stretch on forever, but now they seem to be over in the blink of an eye. My eldest will … Continue reading

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Mental Health Monday: Self-Compassion Part One

A few weeks ago, I began planning what I wanted to blog about this month, and today was the day I planned to post about self-compassion. It’s funny how things work out because this weekend was pretty tough, and I … Continue reading

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The A to Z of Artful Journaling: P is for Prayer

Hi there! I fancied a bit of a change today, so my blog post is actually a YouTube video – it’s only 15 minutes long though! In the video I show you how I’m planning to pause and pray by … Continue reading

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