I used to read poems a lot when I was younger and a couple of months ago I found an old poem book that had been on my bookshelf for 10 years untouched. So I decided to read it as though a chapter book and I have found some that I remembered and enjoyed whilst doing my GCSE English Literature and others that I was … Continue reading Find The Time To Stop and Stare
Sitting in my bedroom last night with one cat purring by my feet on a wet evening while my husband is sitting downstairs watching the football I felt like reading something a bit different. In The Moment magazine is a relatively new magazine the issue I’m reviewing here is issue 2 although I did pick up issue 1 last month it seems to have disappeared … Continue reading In The Moment Magazine Review
Can mindfulness apps and websites help in the quest to become more mindful? As a mum of two who works its hard enough finding time in a morning to straighten my hair and have clothes not smeared with remnants of food from the children or with toothpaste (I could have written much worse)! So to have time and more importantly be in the right frame … Continue reading Mindfulness Through Apps and Websites
As part of trying to be more mindful I realise I need to listen and take note more of what is going on around me and what people particularly the children say. Sometimes as a mum I nod along half listening to what the children are saying and the other half of me is thinking of something else such as, what food have we left … Continue reading Mindfulness Mum… Listening To The Children
This week I thought I would explore what mindfulness is and whether it is something as a mum I would be able to do. What is mindfulness? It has been described as paying attention to what you are experiencing in that particular moment taking in sounds you hear around you, thinking of your breathing…. Hmmm as a mum I certainly take in the sound of … Continue reading Mindfulness…Can Mum Find The Time?