Hobbies & Crafts

How to Care for Lavender to Help Alleviate Stress

The scent of lavender holds so much emotion for so many herbalists and gardeners; the nostalgia of your grandmother’s home, the revitalisation following a good night’s sleep, the reminder of total relaxation. How to care for lavender is an art in itself. This very special shrub is a ...

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MBCT Diary: 10 – Approaching Negative Thoughts

I’m blogging about my experience of a series of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy sessions. You can read the posts in order ... Read More

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MBCT Diary: 5 – A Breathing Space

I’m blogging about my experience of a series of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy sessions. You can read the posts in order ... Read More

Thoughts and Feelings

MBCT Diary: 4 – You Can’t Use Thoughts to Solve Feelings

I’m blogging about my experience of a series of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy sessions. You can read the posts in order ... Read More

Judge's Gavel

MBCT Diary: 3 – Automatic Judgements

I’m blogging about my experience of a Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy treatment course. You can read the posts in order ... Read More

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MBCT Diary: 2 – Awareness of the Body

I’m blogging about my experience of a Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy treatment course. You can read the posts in order ... Read More

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5 Essential Tips For New Dog Groomers

Dog grooming is a fun way to spend the working day and it’s actually a lot easier than it looks. Professional dog groomers have ... Read More

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MBCT Diary: 1 – Automatic Pilot

Mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT) was initially developed as a maintenance version of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). ... Read More

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6 Foods Never To Give Your Dog – And Why!

Although our best friends can eat rotting meat with no problems at all, there are some foods that are dangerous for dogs and ... Read More

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Pet Sitting as a Profession

Have you always wanted to work with animals but felt limited by lack of opportunity? Maybe you envy others that manage to do what ... Read More

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Are Nutritional Supplements Necessary?

Sports supplements are big news, with people drinking protein smoothies for breakfast, chugging sports drinks during workouts, ... Read More

Professional Dog Trainer

Life as a Professional Dog Trainer

Are you thinking of becoming a dog trainer but unsure where to begin? This article is going to talk about what exactly you can do ... Read More

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The 5 Everyday Habits of Naturally Slim People

We all know them: the naturally slim and athletic guys and girls who seem to maintain their weight effortlessly. How do they do ... Read More