Breathe

By | June 21st, 2017|Wednesday Whisper|

Maria’s Midweek Mindfulness Moments Dear All, As Maria and her family spend some time together, I’ve stepped in to write a short guest blog. Life is Just a Breath Away, by Bev Porrino  "Life is not measured by the number of [...]

Eat the Frog

By | June 14th, 2017|Wednesday Whisper|

Maria’s Midweek Mindfulness Moments Dear All, As Maria and her family spend the last few days with her mum, I’ve stepped in to write a short guest blog. The blog theme is about tackling those difficult moments and tasks that we [...]

Compassion

By | June 7th, 2017|Wednesday Whisper|

Maria’s Midweek Mindfulness Moments. Self-compassion can sometimes be difficult, it’s much easier to give than it is to receive. Often our social upbringing has conditioned this response but before we can be truly compassionate with others we must first put ourselves [...]

Nourishing Ourselves From Within

By | May 31st, 2017|Wednesday Whisper|

Maria’s Midweek Mindfulness Moments Your body is but a vessel for your subconscious. When you examine this idea, it will open up a consciousness far beyond your physical body. In the last decades, the physical appearance has become a distorted focal [...]

Fight, Flight or Freeze?

By | May 24th, 2017|Wednesday Whisper|

Maria’s Midweek Mindfulness Moments I noticed that the ‘fight or flight’ response has recently had the word ‘freeze’ added to it. I began to wonder why. A friend and I recently had a conversation about corporate wellness incentives and whether they [...]

Wellington College adopt The Dialogue Road Map (DRM) and invite Maria to speak at the Telegraph Festival of Education

By | May 17th, 2017|Wednesday Whisper|

Maria’s Midweek Mindfulness Moments In September 2016 we were invited to speak to the entire staff team at Wellington College to share the values of the Dialogue Road Map (DRM) As a result of our liaison and our subsequent working together, [...]

Joyful Strategies

By | May 10th, 2017|Wednesday Whisper|

Maria’s Midweek Mindfulness Moments It's the small but consistent joys in life which fertilise your happiness and your mental wealth. Make Space to Celebrate.  In any one day there are so many things to salute but we tend to overlook them, [...]

Digital Drift

By | May 3rd, 2017|Wednesday Whisper|

Maria’s Midweek Mindfulness Moments The past four months have rolled by at an alarming pace and I’d like to share a few thoughts on my observations. I know that I’m not alone in thinking that our modern world of convenience is [...]

No act of kindness no matter how small is ever wasted.

By | April 26th, 2017|Wednesday Whisper|

-Aesop- Maria’s Midweek Mindfulness Moments Kindness is simple and yet incredibly potent. A word in the right place. A smile at the right time. A simple selfless act can instantly change the dynamic of a situation and make someone else's day [...]

Habits are learned. Choose them wisely

By | April 19th, 2017|Wednesday Whisper|

Maria’s Midweek Mindfulness Moments -Thomas M. Sterner- If you have ever tried to give something up you will be fully aware of how much effort goes into the process. It seems that the minute you decide to make 'the change' the [...]