In these challenging times, we need to focus on the silver linings that the current situation presents. We have been given the gift of time, and it is important to fill this extra time with positive and nourishing activities.
Uncertainty can breed a scattered and anxious mindset. Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens. The process of making art is a natural way to practice mindfulness. The colours, textures and sounds of creating pull us into the moment. Art and creativity are known catalysts for improved mental well-being and focus.
If you find yourself in need of a calming 15 minutes, why not check out the following video: (listen to it a quiet room and preferably laying down!)
For children, why not try this guided meditation.
Dear parents and guardians, Two months is a long time in education (as Prime Minister Harold Wilson never said)….. Since your child was last in School, momentous changes been playing out across the country and across the world. Paradoxically, though, many young people’s domestic lives have followed a more limited and repetitive routine dominated by...