Ellie's Blog

Clare’s Story part 1

This is part of a very special series of blogs. It is Clare’s story. Clare is just like you and me. An ordinary person living an ordinary life. Yet so unhappy that when I first met her, she felt all hope was gone. Let’s meet Clare. It was an ordinary day. Clare was standing in […]


The Circle that can help or harm

How the ‘thought circle’ that affects our lives can be acknowledged, and how we can use that process to improve our confidence, reduce anxiety or worry and more. Research and experience show that there is an innate thought driven circle that steers our actions and therefore determines the good or poor behaviors and choices that […]


So what is it all about this Mindfulness

    Most of us have heard of Mindfulness although we may not have a good understanding of what it is about. Here we will dispel some myths and set out the benefits and uses of mindfulness –some of which may surprise you. Firstly, let’s start with some of the things that mindfulness is not. […]


Do we need to judge on merit?

    Meritocracy; A word from Latin and Greek roots, a meritocracy vests power and recognition on those who have talents, are achievers, make an effort and win success. By contrast, if someone is not talented, successful and achieving then more and more they are seen by modern society as failures. Just as an elephant […]