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Mother Shipton’s Cave

Last Wednesday I took a trip to one of my favourite places, Mother Shipton's Cave in Knaresborough.  Unfortunately when I got there it was shut for the winter!!  Although disappointed, we had a lovely day out in Knaresborough.   The park itself was once part owned by the late, great Paul Daniels but is now under … Continue reading Mother Shipton’s Cave

Law of Attraction Prayer

Quite a long time ago, when I was quite depressed I read a lot of books on the power of the subconscious mind and the law of attraction. I memorised a kind of prayer from one of these books, which when recited, focuses positive intentions for the day.  I've used this prayer daily for the … Continue reading Law of Attraction Prayer

A Not So Alcohol-Free January

Millions of us decide in January to go booze free.  In the UK this is headed by the Dry January campaign in which participants are encouraged to take a month off the booze. In the New Year, after much Christmas overindulgence, I made a commitment to myself to give up the booze, not just for … Continue reading A Not So Alcohol-Free January

Mindfulness on the Go

Are you like me and just don’t seem to always have time to fit everything in?  This raises the question, how can I fit in the practise of mindfulness when I’m so damn busy? Mindfulness is a very simple form of meditation, where one focusses on the breath and is aware constantly of the moment.  … Continue reading Mindfulness on the Go

Making a St. Brigid’s Cross

I love St. Brigid’s day, especially when making a Brigid’s cross from field rushes each year.  The crosses are easy to make and quite fun to do once you get the hang of it.  They look quite pretty and are nice to hang on your wall.  But before we get to that, we’ll look at … Continue reading Making a St. Brigid’s Cross

The Early Morning Miracle

How about instead of hitting the snooze button every morning and just about dealing with the day ahead, rushing around in a scramble to beat the morning commute to work, you change a habit of a life time and get your day off to an effective start. The biggest challenge is to make that effort … Continue reading The Early Morning Miracle

Creating a Vision Board

Want to make a powerful visualisation tool to help produce the life that you want?  Try creating a vision board!! Vision boards are a collection of images and possible phrases that reflect what you envision your life should be, how you want to feel and/or what you want to achieve. For example, this could be … Continue reading Creating a Vision Board

Goal Setting and Making 2018 Your Best Year Yet!

So how's the new year going?  Still sticking to those resolutions or have you still to make any? For many the start of the new year means starting the year off anew with promises of finding a better job, getting fit, losing weight, giving up a bad habit or saving/paying off debts.  Every year I … Continue reading Goal Setting and Making 2018 Your Best Year Yet!