Tag: meditation

Get ready for National Relaxation Day!

A very famous bear once said ‘Doing nothing often leads to the very best of something’ and thats exactly what National Relaxation Day is about. National Relaxation Day on August 15th encourages us to slow down and unwind. It’s a day to focus on taking care of ourselves and take a moment to relax. National Read more…

How to Relax – Part Six – Connect with Nature

There’s nothing better for relaxation than a trip to the countryside, to take in the beauty of nature and to truly relax. But thats not always possible… Many of us are stuck indoors at the moment, and even if you can go out, the closest things you can see are high-rise buildings or uninspiring industrial Read more…

How to Relax – Part Five – A Simple Visualisation Exercise

The next step in our essential relaxation guide is this simple visualisation exercise This exercise involves using an image as a way to focus the mind. Create in your mind an ideal spot to relax. It can be: real or imaginary somewhere you will find restful, calming, safe and happy a place you would want Read more…

How to Relax – Part Four – Body Scan Meditation

Our How to Relax series continues with Part Four – Body Scan Meditation This body scan meditation is a wonderful way to relax as it can help you to become aware of each part of your body, and to relax each part in turn. Giving you a whole body relaxation session. This method is best Read more…

How to relax – Part Three – Deep Breathing

The basis of any relaxation technique is knowing how to breathe. This deep breathing technique can be used either at the beginning of a longer meditation session, or simply at any time of day when you need a few minutes space, need to calm down at the end of the day, or you want to Read more…

How to get away from it all during lockdown

Do you need a break? With the current outbreak of Coronavirus, we all have to stay at home to stop the virus spreading. We’re all doing a great job of it, but it can be difficult to get away from it all, right? Well, with simple meditation techniques like the one i’m going to show Read more…