A super easy meditation technique to help procrastinators get sh*t done!

I am a massive procrastinator. I love nothing more than to drink coffee, eat biscuits and plan stuff. Could do it for days! Trouble is, if you actually want to get shit done then this bad habit can really stand in the way of your goals.  I have a super easy meditation technique to help procrastinators…

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What exactly is mindfulness and how do you practice it?

Recently, I keep seeing blog headlines along the lines of ‘mindfulness didn’t work for me’ or ‘mindfulness decreases motivation at work’ or ‘CBD oil will replace mindfulness as the new fad.’ Apart from the fact that the authors are clearly using mindfulness to get clicks, the articles illustrate how misunderstood mindfulness is. So I thought…

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Is The Muse 2 Meditation Headband Really That Good?

The short answer to this question is yes, the Muse 2 meditation headband is really that good! For the long answer, keep reading… If you meditate then you will be familiar with this little snippet of internal dialogue… Ohmmm…. deeeep inhale…. long exhale… aaand inhale….. exhale….Calming and soothing breathing, clearing my mind ….. Meditating’s great.…

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Tips For Smashing Dry January (part 2)

Good god, can it already be the end of 2019 week one!? Christmas seems like years ago…Oh stop! Following on from Voice of Calm’s first post of the year 6 Tips To Smash Dry January, here is the next instalment – Tips For Smashing Dry January (part 2). If you are giving up for the month or maybe aiming for a little longer then don’t panic. I have more…

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A Handy Contemplation For Anxiety

A dry Christmas is a challenge and anxiety levels can be at their peak. Hell, a wet Christmas can be full of anxiety so we all need help to get through. The responsibility to make it special, the food to cook, the presents to wrap. It can be overwhelming. It’s a wonderful life (for now)…

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How To Find Your Voice Of Calm

We all have an inner Voice of Calm: an unconditionally loving, non-judging, eternally wise voice that has all the answers. Here’s how I discovered mine. When I decided to live happily ever after without alcohol in my life I started to hear voices in my head. My macaw Atticus does sound like a demented old…

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What Is Kundalini Yoga?

Before I found Kundalini Yoga this was how I did yoga… Can you name this pose?  Let’s see if I can describe it… Wobbling on one leg, the other stuck out behind at an odd angle, arms reaching forward in a sort of waving for help gesture, neck pulsating, belly saggy and quivering, jaw clenched,…

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5 simple ways to stop over-thinking.

I am a chronic over-thinker.  I mean, I don’t just do it a little. I do it all the time about everything and what’s worse is that I know I am doing it. So I analyse the over thinking which sets me off on new depths of self analysis. Oh hey, look at the first…

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