self-compassion

My panic attack: How I avoided it today.

Today was the first time in a long time that I felt I was not going to cope. I was sitting in a lecture theatre full of first year Biology students. Not just any old...

Mindfulness: does a labotomy help?

I've had a tumultuous (love that word!) two weeks. The conflict has been with myself and I can happily report that it is resolved now. The path to inner peace, however,...

Here’s how to put your finger on it.

Ever had one of those days where things are pretty normal yet you just feel a bit "off"? Where something inside is niggling you and despite your best efforts to ignore...

I am who I was born to be…

How do we remember to stay true to ourselves? How do we remain brave and be our own person despite pressures to conform from family, friends and society? How do we know...