Just For Today… When I Drink, I Take Care of My Spine

Lightly repeating this thought each time you drink today will help you prioritise looking after your spine during this activity.  When we add a new tendency to an existing habit or activity, it is known as ‘habit-stacking’ and a really effective way of introducing changes. As some of you know, one of FM Alexander’s major discoveries […]

Just For Today… I Will Touch Myself With Care & Reverence

Say this thought to yourself little and often throughout the day.  Write it, draw it, meditate on it.  Stick a Post-It on a mirror.  Set yourself a reminder on your phone.  Link this thought to washing your hands – with your lips closed (this facilitates natural and beneficial nose-breathing!)  Practicing this thought throughout the day will […]

Just For Today… I Will Stop, Think Then Manoeuvre

All too often we are driving on automatic pilot. We are in the car but not really present. We arrive at our destination but don’t remember any of the turns or junctions particularly. We may arrive aching, tense and and feeling cross. The same goes for many people as they drive around in their human […]

Just For Today… I Will Close My Mouth When Breathing

“Just for today…  I will close my mouth when breathing” Say this thought to yourself little and often throughout the day.  Write it, draw it, meditate on it. Set yourself a reminder on your phone.  Link this thought to washing your hands – with your mouth shut. Practicing this thought throughout the day will help your […]

Every Day Brings More Change

Every day brings more changes – more news and closures imposed on us from the Government, schools closing and life as we have known it changing before our eyes.  Many of us and our loved ones are not able to see each other in person in the way we would ideally like.  This is tough. […]

“I Am Free to Be”

“I am free to be” Image by Rachel Shirley, Adagio Music from yesterday’s Workshop for Musicians This image of me was taken yesterday at my last online workshop for the term.  I was working with musicians who came to learn how to look after themselves and their performance anxiety/excitement.  We were looking at one of my favourite joints. […]

“I Am Free to Choose”

“I am free to choose”  I have missed working with you face-to-face and being able to touch you and guide you in the usual ways.  I’m grateful to those of you who have tried the online work and adapted to a new way of learning and using the principles for your well-being and vitality.  I’m […]

“I Am Free to Mess Up”

“I am free to mess up” No photo today.  If I’d tried to add a camera to the mix….I dread to think what would have happened.    I’m only human. I went for a lovely cycle ride with my best boy, down to Waitrose car park to recycle our Tetrapak’s, if you want the details! […]

“I Am Free to Write”

“I am free to write”   I help people learn how to unblock and use their energy. I have been invited to write a chapter for an anthology about Energy.   I’m super excited to be given this opportunity and to see what I’ve been gathering inside me after nearly 2 decades of working with […]

“I Am Free to Learn to Dance in the Rain”

“I am free to learn to dance in the rain”   What do you do when it rains? Dancing in the Raina song by Kate Thomas It’s not about waiting for the storm to pass  ‘Cos it may rain and pour and then it’ll thunder some more We’ll just have to learn to dance, have […]