We are often encapsulated in thoughts about what we need to prepare, or do tomorrow. What we need to do at work or thinking about what we need to do now to achieve our 5 year goals. Rarely are we in a state of mindfulness. Mindfulness is being in the present moment and paying attention to all our senses and our surrounding environment in the present moment. How can we do this… Read More

Here are some things to remember if you relapse

I have always suffered with cold sores and I didn’t know alot about cold sore prevention. I always get one, once or twice a year. Well, hopefully ‘used to’… When I am ran down with anxiety, don’t exercise, don’t eat a good diet or am just generally blue, I tend to get one every month. When I went through a particularly rough time in 2017, I was getting them every other week, one would clear… Read More

It’s -5 degrees centigrade outside and the landscape is covered with snow and ice. The sky is clear, the sun is setting and the moon has risen. We get changed and ready for our time at the Blue Lagoon Spa in Iceland. As we make cold the dash from the changing area to the lagoon, the chilled air grasps my skin, face and hair. Getting into the water, was like getting into… Read More

Present day: I think I have visited 82 countries.[…]