I am delighted to announce the launch of my new memoir Always With You – A true story about love, loss…and hope. Many of you will know that my beautiful, lovely husband and soulmate Jeremy passed away in 2016 after a two year battle with cancer. Since September 2017 I have been writing a revealingly honest book about our life More →
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Compassionate Me is a FREE 28-day programme designed to encourage and inspire you to practise compassion, mindfulness and kindness towards yourself, your friends and family, strangers and the planet. More info about this programme can be found HERE. Our Compassionate Me journey begins with Self Compassion – practising compassion towards yourself. Click HERE to start Week 1
I was sad when I heard that a plane had crashed in France. I cried when I heard that the pilot had crashed the plane deliberately. I was so saddened by what had happened. I didn’t want to analyse it, or ask why. I was just sad that it had happened. Everytime I hear about a plane crash I am More →
A good friend of mine gave me a Christmas card a few years back from the mental health charity MIND. It was so poignant – for so many reasons. On the front of it, is a recipe for “Warming Christmas Tea”. Reading it, I was interested to see that it was so similar to the Masala Tea (translated as Spicy More →
My therapist saved my life. Sounds dramatic, doesn’t it. But it’s true. Even all these years on, I still remember her. Her name, how she looked, dressed, spoke, her professionalism, her open, non-judgemental manner. You see, she was such an important person in my life. Whilst I was recovering from clinical depression 12 years ago, she became the link between More →
Christmas is over. The last bauble has been packed away. A few stale mince pies are left over. The credit card bill has just hit the doormat. January can be a bleak month. Winter seems never-ending, and after the festivities of Christmas we feel the financial pinch and the effects of over-indulgence. Many of us will experience the winter blues More →
I love Christmas. It’s a time to unwind, catch up with friends and family in front of a roaring fire, and really take time out for me. I always come out the other side of Christmas feeling rested and ready for the New Year. But for some people Christmas can be a really stressful time. Cooking for the masses; buying More →