At peace with Monday

At peace with Monday

A theme has emerged in the last couple of retreats we’ve been teaching – an interesting way to look at acceptance. It involves the difference between being ‘At Peace’, and ‘Peaceful’. And, even on this, a Monday, you may soon see...
Happy Resurrection Day

Happy Resurrection Day

We wanted to share some thoughts around ‘resurrection’ and looked up ‘Easter’… and alternative names for today are ‘Pascha’, which sounds like our Italian ‘Pasqua’ (as it has a Latin root) and ‘Resurrection...
The Top Way to Sort Stress

The Top Way to Sort Stress

In this series of blog posts, we’ve looked at the effects of our stress response on our health and our Top 3 Anti-Stress techniques. But to trump even those, this last post is about the TOP WAY to sort stress. So here’s a truism that may not surprise you – You...
Top 3 Anti-Stress Techniques

Top 3 Anti-Stress Techniques

In the last blog post we looked at how harmful our stress response can be to us (very harmful!). So let’s look at the Top 3 Anti-Stress Techniques. Straight in at Number 3… What are you stressing about? Make a list. Everyone’s list is different. Something...
The Top 3 Effects of Stress

The Top 3 Effects of Stress

As you shake off the stress of the week, here’s a little reminder of the effects of stress and why it’s worth trying to experience less in the first place. We’ve called this ‘the top 3 effects of stress’ as if it’s something you’d like, something that it...
Prepare to Laugh your Socks Off

Prepare to Laugh your Socks Off

Oh my, if you haven’t seen this clip already, you must… CRINGEY HILARIOUS BBC LIVE INTERVIEW CLIP I watched it several times yesterday, cringing and giggling. Then when Leone (one of our sons) woke up and told me to watch this video with these kids, blah...