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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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Top 5 tips on Wellbeing While Working from Home

With more people working from home than ever, it is useful to focus on the very many benefits. Perhaps that involves more time in bed in the morning, walking your kids to school, comfortable loungewear…

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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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Dodging the blue/green algae at Threipmuir Reservoir, Edinburgh

With all that has been going on in the world, I have been feeling really thankful for the simple joys, such as an invigorating, cold water swimming session out at Threipmuir Reservoir.  To my knowledge,…

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Healing is the new high

My work as a mental health researcher has allowed me the privilege of meeting so many wonderful people.  I am often reminded that we all have issues to overcome and that healing is the new…

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