Practical Mindfulness

Practical Mindfulness

One of the challenges with mindfulness, like any well-being activity, is finding the time and sustaining the motivation to practice regularly. Whether exercise, a hobby, or mindfulness practice finding the time in a busy day to dedicate to ourselves can at times feel...
What’s Not Cancelled

What’s Not Cancelled

Governments around the world first responses to the pandemic included the widespread closure of schools, workplaces, childcare providers and after schools activities. In the space of a few days, the network of opportunities our children, and we have to engage and...
Resilience

Resilience

A new report from NHS Digitial looks at the mental health of children and young people in England in July 2020, and how this has changed since 2017. The report indicates an increasing proportion of children experiencing mental health difficulties over the past three...
Isolation and Connection

Isolation and Connection

In a recent conversation with friends and colleagues, I have been interested to hear about their experiences of isolation and interconnectedness during lockdown. One prominent theme was how reliant many felt they and their children were on institutions (schools,...