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Understanding when to separate mental wellness and mental illness

I’m huge on wellness and believe we should all have a range of toolkits to help us with our energy, overall health and outlook. I think it’s great to be curious and question why we…

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Lessons from Will Young: Losing my twin Rupert – Mental Health Awareness Week

Will Young, in his powerful documentary, Losing My Twin Rupert, did an incredible job of sharing what it is like to be a carer for someone you love who is struggling with their mental health.…

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Some important reminders about wellness – The Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival 2022

Last weekend, I was delighted to be back speaking at The Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival.  This was my 4th year speaking and interviewing at the festival, which takes place at The Assembly rooms. As always, it was…

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Yoga and mantras for adults and kids – why it’s great for our mojo

I used to think of yoga as loads of complex moves designed for super tiny people who are amazingly flexible, which scared me a little.  However, over the past few years I have come to…

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Reflections – When we keep it real

Yesterday I had great fun as guest speaker for the teams at Sighthill Early Years.  It was so nice to connect with people face to face.  I was super touched on arrival, when lots of…

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