A simple mindful practice for calm

Peace and calm can feel elusive at the moment. Our sense of certainty has been replaced with ‘unprecedented times’. Never before have we needed to remain in the present, without expectation or projection. That’s tough when we are understandably afraid for ourselves and our families. This is where a mindful practice can help. Mindfulness has…

The benefits of a hug

The Hug

My husband used to greet my Grandma with the biggest hug. He is Italian and they tend to be more tactile than the Brits, to my discomfort at times (I am not naturally touchy feely). My Grandma was a classy lady by any standard. Graceful, beautiful, elegant, Smart and accomplished in an old school way,…