Do you feel listening skills have declined and why might this be so? Continue reading Glugs Wine, Listens to Silence
A Lesson From the Brownies Another ‘Random’ workshop with the Brownies this evening. Before we did some moves, mindset and mindlessness, I did a little research for my ‘adult’ playful / random / mindlessful workshop this Saturday and asked them 3 questions – What does the word ‘play’ mean to you? – Friends Games Tablet Donuts ‘Why Do Adults Stop Playing’? Because of us They haven’t got time They give up They can’t play, don’t know how to Too old to be chased Worried about falling over We are faster than them and they get … Continue reading Adults stop playing because they worry they might fall over.
Can we learn to love Tech? Do you have a morning routine to check in with yourself? The holidays are here and I continue to be an early riser which has been a perfect way to create a longer meditation habit, which actually gives me more time across the day. Each morning, I sit and meditate for 40 to 60 minutes, after which I often write out my morning pages and then enjoy some yoga, qi gong, swim or a run, which I shorten when I’m back on the school run. As the kids have got older they sleep … Continue reading Smile and Grunt
Your children can learn simple ways to be calm, connected and emotionally balanced. It is very easy to do. The State We Are In Recently I visited a school and Brownie Pack. I shared ideas with the children of ways to create changes of ‘state’ in our minds and bodies and how we get in a state in the first place! Wired Or Tired? I taught them how to create more energy and enthusiasm when they feel tired and ways to be calmer when they feel wired. I was able to demonstrate how self-talk influenced their results. Words they say … Continue reading Your children can learn simple ways to be calm, connected and emotionally balanced
Frustrated by Mealtimes?eating together improves our children’s wellbeing Continue reading Why eating together improves family happiness, joy and connection
How our Children can teach Us to Relax Yesterday my son was talking to me (well at me), we were on our way to karate and he was really excited about moving up a level to ‘spar‘ and spent a looooong time telling me all about it. I was distracted, my mind was elsewhere on work and actually hands up, I was a little bored of listening! My Boy-Man Brought Me Home I took a breath and acknowledged to myself that I wasn’t with him and set an intention to BE present and enjoy his company, despite the uninsparring conversation. … Continue reading Remote Controlled Connection
Let’s face it, every family needs and wants calm, joy and emotional balance. We hear it all the time. Are You Being Heard? Most family members have something to say and they don’t feel they can or they don’t feel that they are being heard. The Family Upset It’s part of the family dynamic – ‘The family Upset’. What’s yours? How about having a strategy to fix that? Simple, effective, easy to do and leaving your family members surprised by how powerful and relaxed you have become? Fancy that? Intelligent & Unusual Parenting Conversations Join us on Thursday 15th June … Continue reading The ‘UPSET’ Family