Category Archives: relaxation

Bluebells and Birches (Fairy Magic)

   All across the lower slopes a soft spring breeze is playing silvery songs on the fresh green leaves of the silver birches. It’s notes fill the air, dazzling the ears with its shifting shingle waves, mingled with the scattered … Continue reading

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Stress Reduction: 5 Tips on Taming your Stress Monster

   Stress can be extreamly bad for us, emotionally and physically, and yet 1 in 3 of us report that we frequently feel overwhelmed by stress. There are many reasons why we should try to manage our stress levels, but … Continue reading

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Live for the Moment

The phrase ‘Live for the Moment’ encapsulates much of what we are trying to achieve when living mindfully. The idea being to move away from living in our minds and our thoughts about both the past and the future, and … Continue reading

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Wave running

   Running free, with the wind in their fur, and salty waves between their paws. The race is on….    Stretching deep into every muscle from nose to tail, each trying to run faster than the other. Splashing and pounding … Continue reading

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Reflective Isle

   Floating somewhere off the western coast of Scotland, and lapped by the salty sea, an enchanted isle drifts. Sometimes shrouded in soft mist and clouds, sometimes revealed by light, it captures the heart and lures us closer. There are … Continue reading

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The Achievement of Doing Nothing

Imagine a world where we could be proud of ourselves for relaxing and letting go. A world where being able to breathe out was applauded as a great achievement. In such a world we would see taking care of ourselves … Continue reading

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Paradise this Way

Washed by the soft warm waves of the Caribbean, a sea grass meadow beckons in the shallow blue waters off Barbados. Here the Green Sea Turtles wait to welcome you to their paradise beneath the tropical sea. Gliding with ease … Continue reading

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