Having a Positive Outlook

Having a positive outlook doesn’t mean pretending that everything is okay when it isn’t. That being said, being more of a “glass half full” person rather that a “glass half empty” person can have significant impacts on both mental and physical health. Read more


Mindfulness is paying attention, in the moment, to your current experience, without judgement. So, what does that actually mean in reality? An easy way to practice mindfulness is to focus on your breath. Read more

Goal Setting

Goal setting is important, without setting goals we can feel like we are drifting through life without much direction. We may know what we want out of life but we may not know how to get there. Read more


Gratitude is being thankful or “counting our blessings”. It is about noticing simple pleasures, acknowledging everything you receive and focusing on what you have got rather than what you haven’t got. Read more

Improving self esteem

Self esteem is the way we think and view ourselves, for example, we might say, “I am a good person”.  Some other ways of saying it are self worth, self respect, self love or self confidence. Low self esteem can impact on all areas of a person’s life – their work, their relationships with family and friends and even what they do for fun – they might not have enough confidence to something they would enjoy. Read more

Walking is so good for you!

There is a lot of research that suggests that walking is good for mental health – and can be as effective as anti depressants for depression. One of the best things about walking is it free, doesn’t require any special equipment and can be done by anybody, anywhere, anytime.  Walking is an easy way to get active, to be in the fresh air and take some deep breaths. Read more

Assertive Communication

Assertive communication is about being able to express your thoughts, feelings, beliefs and opinions in a way that is authentic to you but doesn’t violate the rights of others. Read more