Calm Lifestyle & Blog

How to deal with incessant and unhelpful thoughts

I have talked about Mo Gawdat a number of times before as I find his take on how our brains can work helpfully and unhelpfully fascinating so I couldn’t resist including his thinking in the November newsletter at a time when we are facing further restrictions. READ MORE

How to bring some hygge into your life

Last weekend I attended a hygge workshop with the amazing Breathing Space Yoga Studio. A lover of all things hygge as well as yoga, I wanted to attend this last year but never managed to find the time. READ MORE

How to use ice to deal with stress

I’ve been listening to Wim Hof on a couple of my favourite podcasts lately and intrigued to hear him promote his use of ice cold showers to build resilience and cope better with stress.


picnic in long grass

How to create a calm picnic

I always loved the idea of picnics but never seemed to get around to making it happen – too many other tempting options in a pre lockdown world and let’s face it, the weather in the UK isn’t exactly reliable.READ MORE