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  • A beginners guide to mindfulness

    Mindfulness has become hugely popular over the past few years – you’ve probably come across it at some point or maybe you use it regularly. It has gone from being a fringe practice to the mainstream and is a fantastic way to reduce stress, anxiety and burnout and live a more focussed and purposeful lifestyle.

    Mindfulness is not a new invention, it has been practised for thousands of years. It’s aim? To end suffering. So, what is it and how do you do it?

  • A Children's Yoga Teacher's Perspective on Journal Writing With Kids by Victoria Tso

    Did you keep a diary as a child? Many children do - a secret book to record their feelings and reflections on the day in. It can be an incredibly powerful tool. But without encouragement and regular time, plus an understanding of the benefits, diaries often end up laying untouched under a bed for months at a time.  

  • Team LSW's Happy Hobbies

    In our stressed out society, it can be hard to slow down and stay present. Leisure time is often spent inside scrolling on screens, increasing our already sky-high cortisol levels and encouraging our bodies to remain in fight or flight mode. In this blog post, we’re looking into the positive powers of hobbies and how they can become an effective way to practice mindfulness and access our flow state.
  • Good Mood Food by Helena Holdsworth

    One of the most important ways to nourish your overall wellbeing is to make sure you are fuelling your body with nutrient dense foods. Research has proven that our diet is directly linked to our mood, mental clarity and energy levels - as the saying goes ‘good food, is good mood’. In this blog post, we’ll explore the essential nutrients and food groups that can help to keep us happy and healthy…
  • The Happy Hormones: What they are and how to boost them by Helena Holdsworth

    Did you know that we already contain the formula to feel good? It's all about learning how to harness our bodies' biochemistry in order to get those natural highs. In this blog post, we’re taking a look at the four key happy hormones responsible for our wellbeing, understanding what they are and how we can boost them…
  • 6 Ways You Can Help Support Your Child Starting School by Milly Glendinning

        Starting school is a big step in your little ones lives. It can be expected that emotions may run high at first. Acknowledging this and being t...
  • Scrumptious Vegan Carrot Breakfast Pancakes with Almond Butter Caramel

    Tara Barton is the Founder of supplement company Birch and Wilde who's mission is to help you start putting your health first and be the very best version of you, at any age, with our beautiful collection of wellness products and health supplements.

    Here she has shared with us her delicious recipe for vegan pancakes.

  • Top Tips for a Good Night's Sleep by Milly Glendinning

    We are probably all familiar with tossing and turning at night, watching the minutes and hours tick by as we unsuccessfully try to sleep. Here are my top tips for avoiding this feeling of frustration and replacing it with a blissful nights rest, leaving you feeling rejuvenated and fresh for whatever tomorrow may bring: 
  • The Journaling Series: Time efficient ways to journal

    Journaling is a powerful tool for self-development. It can help you to work through issues you are facing, plan and prep for goals you want to achieve, pinpoint patterns in your thoughts and behaviours, and ultimately get to know yourself and your experience of the world better.

    One of the most common questions we get around journaling is how to find the time to journal, so in this article, we are looking at time efficient ways to journal.

  • The Journaling Series: Our favourite journaling companions

    Journaling is a powerful tool for self-development. It can help you to work through issues you are facing, plan and prep for goals you want to achieve, pinpoint patterns in your thoughts and behaviours, and ultimately get to know yourself and your experience of the world better.

    In this article, we will be sharing with you our favourite journaling companions that help us, and will help you, to have the best experience in your journaling sessions.

  • The Journaling Series: Setting the scene for journaling success

    Journaling is a powerful tool for self-development. It can help you to work through issues you are facing, plan and prep for goals you want to achieve, pinpoint patterns in your thoughts and behaviours, and ultimately get to know yourself and your experience of the world better.

    In this article, we will cover some of our favourite tools for setting the scene in order to truly get the most out of your journaling each day.

  • The Journaling Series: Q&A with our Founder, Lili Sinclair-Williams

    Journaling is a powerful tool for self-development. It can help you to work through issues you are facing, plan and prep for goals you want to achieve, pinpoint patterns in your thoughts and behaviours, and ultimately get to know yourself and your experience of the world better.

    In this article - the first in our journaling series, we asked our founder, Lili Sinclair-Williams, all about her journaling routine and her tips for journaling success.