Embrace Mindful Eating at Christmas for a Nourishing and Joyful Holiday

This post encourages integrating mindful eating into Christmas celebrations. Mindful eating enhances enjoyment, digestion, portion control, emotional regulation, and incites gratitude. Techniques include setting intentions, engaging senses, practicing portion control, expressing gratitude, and tuning into hunger and fullness cues. The goal is to experience the holiday's joy without compromising well-being, emphasizing savoring every moment and making conscious healthful choices.

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Stage Hypnosis Vs Hypnotherapy – Not So Different?

In this article I take a brief look at the similarities and differences between hypnotists using stage hypnosis on the one hand and hypnotherapists using hypnotherapy on the other. There are perhaps more similarities than some professional hypnotherapists would like to acknowledge, but there is also one fundamental difference. Read on to find out what it is.

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Mindfulness is found in Islam too

I feel very fortunate to have recently been asked to appear on the Breakfast Show on the Voice of Islam Radio and to be interviewed by two lovely presenters, Mr Sharjeel Ahmad and Mr Muhammad Ather. It was also a joy to have the opportunity to lead one minute of mindfulness practice for the thousands of listeners in the UK and internationally.

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Mindful Eating for Weight Management

Mindful Eating is a remarkable way of bringing joy into our lives, while at the same time supporting our physical and emotional wellbeing, helping to transform our relationship with food and with our bodies. In this extended blog article, first published in the Breathing Space journal for Mindfulness Teachers and Therapists, Tony O'Shea-Poon talks about the need for mindful eating, its origins and some of the benefits it has brought to him and clients he has worked with. He also shares some of the mindful eating stages and skills that he teaches clients in his Mindful Eating 6-Step Programme.

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Feel Connected with Nature for your Mental Health

Did you know that Mental Health Awareness Week took place from 10th to 16th May? For many people, the week will have passed them by, even though good mental health is vital to all of us. Mental Health Awareness Week is an important reminder for us to take care of our mental health and to watch out for the mental health of our colleagues, family and friends. But doing this isn't just for 1 week in the year - we need to do it all the time!

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