Blue Monday or Monday Blues?

Blue Monday or Monday Blues?

As you’ll probably be very aware, Blue Monday was devised by a UK travel company to sell more holidays. Of course holidays are really beneficial to us when we have low mood! However there’s real evidence that after Christmas, with little to look forward to...
Thinking Creatively – Outside of the Box

Thinking Creatively – Outside of the Box

Did you know that I’ve been self-employed since 2005?  That’s over 15 years of experience, 5 years of which have been in Serious Laughter.  During all of those 15 years I’ve not grown with expertise massively until the start of the Pandemic of 2020. Luckily, I love...
Looking after yourself at Christmas

Looking after yourself at Christmas

Being alive and healthy is more important than Christmas.  Than anything else I believe. You know the saying “You can’t pour from an empty cup”. And one of the times we are so tempted to do just this is at the run up, and during, the Christmas holiday....
The Incredible Benefits of Kindness

The Incredible Benefits of Kindness

I’m writing this blog on World Kindness Day (13 November) and personally I always strive to do random acts of kindness whenever it’s possible. But what I didn’t know was how many health benefits this has on the mind and body! So in this blog I thought I’d share...
What is Laughter Yoga?

What is Laughter Yoga?

What is Laughter Yoga? Is it Yoga? Laughing Yoga? Do we laugh whilst doing Yoga poses? Yes and no… Simply put, officially named Laughter Yoga (sometimes you’ll hear it referred to Laughing Yoga) – is intentional laughter combined with deep Yogic Pranayama breathing....
Smile for Your Selfie

Smile for Your Selfie

The Selfie has a healthy side to it… You know I had a profound thought the other day – Since selfies came out, most people do pretend smiles for them don’t they? Yes, this is faking a smile.  Faking a smile creates feel-good chemicals inside you. Do it for long...