A conscious life

A conscious life

This month’s theme at The Mental Movement is ‘Raising your awareness’ and this particular post is about how to live a more conscious life by being purposeful about the choices you make and opening your mind to other ways of both being and doing....
Raising your awareness

Raising your awareness

Last month I broached the topic of ‘inner voice’ and how, amongst other things, raising your awareness can help to tame that voice inside and use it to your advantage. This month I’m going to talk some more about ‘awareness’, ways in...
Making friends with your inner voice

Making friends with your inner voice

So, in my last post, I introduced you to two of my inner voices…..Winston and Winnie. Now, in this post, I’d like to give you some tips to help you identify your own inner voice(s) if you haven’t done so already, some ways in which you can work in...
Working with your inner voice

Working with your inner voice

In my opinion, we all have an inner voice. Some people are unaware of theirs and will find the concept bizarre. Others, like me, are very familiar with their internal monologue and may have an awareness of how much influence it can have over them if they let it. My...
TMM book review #4 – The Wisdom of No Escape

TMM book review #4 – The Wisdom of No Escape

I can’t remember when or where I first became aware of Pema Chodron, but think I must have been directed to The Wisdom of No Escape, from some kind of article/post on the subject of self-care. I was initially skeptical as, although I’m obviously very...
Daily non-negotiables

Daily non-negotiables

So, in my last post on the theme of ‘Designing your life’, I’d like to talk about the activities, habits and practices which I believe you’d do well to make a part of your daily routine, particularly at times when you feel like you’re...
Your daily energy quota

Your daily energy quota

I think I was in a yoga class when I was first introduced to the concept of daily energy and motivation quotas – Cal Wansborough, it was probably you. The idea that each day you wake up in the morning with a unique supply of energy to be used throughout the day...
CTRL+ALT+DEL yourself

CTRL+ALT+DEL yourself

Most of us have a tendency to live life at a million miles an hour – we’re just so busy, we’ve got so much going on, we don’t even have one minute to ourselves – and that’s all ok if everything in life is just the way we want it and...
Find your balance

Find your balance

As part of the July theme of ‘Designing your normal, but very best life’, I’d like to talk about balance. Quite often when you’re feeling a bit out of sorts, sometimes seemingly for no particular reason, there’ll have been something going...
Musings from TMM #3

Musings from TMM #3

  Episode #3 – Designing your normal, but very best life This month’s theme is about how you can create a life which brings you pleasure without the constraints by making conscious choices, building great habits and getting present. I’d be...