Until recently, it was believed that who we are, whether genetic or environmentally influenced, became “hardwired” once we passed a certain age. Not anymore … More Your Brain is Plastic!
Sometimes I feel so tiny that I could disappear into a crack in the floor. It’s a funny feeling, but not in the ha-ha kind of way – insecurity, anxiety, disquiet (a colleague once said that I had ‘an unquiet mind’) all muddled up together. A feeling that I’m not quite good enough and that … More I feel little, oh so little……
Having two girls, today’s headline ‘UK Girls Are Becoming More Miserable’ grabbed my attention. It turns out that this ‘misery’ stems from issues with body image and poor self-esteem. The Children’s Society ‘Good Childhood Report’ gives evidence that girls as young as five worry about their size and appearance, and hearing parents talk about ‘dieting’ really doesn’t help. … More Protecting Our Daughters’ Happiness
Mindfulness – Mindful What? Mindfulness has become a buzz word but what is it & does it work? … More Mindfulness – Mindful What?