I’m certainly not a mental health expert and please look away if you expect me to give you answers. I’m not a psychiatrist or psychologist or counsellor. I can’t, nor would pretend to, prescribe what will work or not work for you to keep your mental health in tip top condition. What I can offer, […]
This is the view from my bedroom window last week. Not the ocean and sailing boats of Mallorca where I had planned to be but the concrete, machines and lights of hospital.
Last week, for the third terrifying time in my life, my head took me on an unexpected ride into pain that I can only explain […]
Is the key to focus all our energy on just a few points ? Or try and be a little better at many little things ? When I spend hours researching the « best diet to offset your carbon footpint » I invariably end up with headache (plus I worry about the data pollution I’ve just created).
Choosing an energy […]
Blog for World Mental Health Month – 1st May 2019
I’m willing to bet that we’ve all been there, we’ve all been exposed to that rainbow spectrum of mental health challenges. Some of us won’t admit that publicly of course and some of us wouldn’t even dream of exposing that truth to ourselves but that does […]
So, I got to thinking of all the many reasons I practice yoga and meditation, and continue to do so after nearly 30 years of consistent practice and 10 years of teaching! Yes, the strength and the flexibility, yes the calmness of mind and the tool kit of tricks to keep me mindful, patient and […]
If I were to ask you if you’ve checked your emails recently a response is likely to be raised in you. Can you feel into what that response might be? Often, we are compelled by reactivity and drawn into action and reaction, even when we really don’t need to respond, or at least not immediately. […]
From 24th April for the next 10 sessions, Lucy Lucas will be using The Work by Byron Katie to guide our mindful inquiry and meditations. The Work is based on her global best seller “Loving What Is”.
Byron Katie spent many years suffering from depression until one day a sudden insight caused her to question everything […]
I’ve several versions of this blog. The task of writing it was at first daunting; not knowing where to start or how to keep from boring people with my workaday take on running. I’m no athlete. I’m certainly not fast. I’ve not achieved any mean feats of distance (yet). I even find it difficult to […]
We’ve all heard about mindfulness, right? It’s become one of those buzzwords and hashtags that gets thrown around out there. Google are doing it. So are Goldman Sachs. It’s even in our schools. But does it work? Is all the hype worth it? Isn’t it just some Buddhist mumbo jumbo that helps you relax?
Modern mindfulness […]
If you’ve had experience of osteopathy you will know that we work with the principles of getting things in the best possible set up for the body to work well and be healthy!
Well, why would you want to limit this wonderful therapy to just humans?
I am also qualified to treat patients of the four legged […]