woman repeating a mantra to herself in meditation

Mantras are a crucial thread in the fabric of life for the therapists at The Hub. Used as a motivational chant, or a phrase to aid concentration in meditation, or just plain to keep us sane right now, we repeat mantras (or affirmations) to ourselves to keep calm and on song. Here is one that…

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Stay mindful while you drink a cup of tea

We’re in for a weird and possibility unsettling time this month as restaurants and hairdressers reopen, and we adjust and inch back to normality. So we’re offering you something to sustain you throughout July. Follow our 31-day mindfulness challenge… if you are mindful you will stay calm, grounded, focused and together…     [swpm_protected for=”4″ format_protected_msg=”1”]…

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Journalling for mindfulness and setting your intentions

Keeping a journal isn’t simply keeping a diary. Journalling is a chance to be reflective every day or few days, go deeper with your own thoughts, set your intentions and express yourself. Rebecca Marr outlines its many benefits, with suggestions on how to get the maximum benefit from your journalling   Journalling for mindfulness, setting…

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breathing forest

Join our in-house hypnotherapist, Paul Hill as he talks us through a simple, yet very effective breathing technique – box breathing. It can lower blood pressure and provide an almost immediate sense of calm. The slow holding of breath allows CO2 to build up in the blood. An increased blood CO2enhances the cardio-inhibitory response of…

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The colour red

Join us for the second episode in the six-part guided meditation series with Jane Seaman, The Hub’s meditation teacher. Jane focuses on the power of the colour red and its cleansing and grounding properties. This is a visualisation meditation to enable you to remove your energy and chakra blockages through Jane’s soothing, steadying voice –…

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Hand reflexology for sleep

Lack of a normal routine… job insecurity… money worries… families being on top of each other… a less full day… There are so many reasons why sleep is eluding many people right now. Tried a bath before bed? Lavender on your pillow? Sleep music? A drink or two more than you should?! And still you’re…

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Piglets lying snuggled together

The Hub’s yoga teacher and office administrator Claudia Davies offers a meditation to help you rekindle your sense of touch during this time of lockdown and self-isolation   It possibly might just be me, but if I had to guess I’m sure we’re all starting to feel the effects of quarantine. More specifically, not being…

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homeopathic remedy lotus, bringer of universal peace and calm

Lotus is a homeopathic remedy that is just right for this period of uncertainty and anxiety, writes homeopath Sue Leach, because it is calming, grounding and healing in one. The remedy was made from a lotus plant growing in a pond in sacred ground in an ashram in Kerala, southern India. The seeds of this…

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Micro biome link to earth

Stop. Just stop  by Kristin Flyntz [swpm_protected for=”4″ format_protected_msg=”1″] It is no longer a request. A message from Covid 19 to humansIt is a mandate.We will help you.We will bring the supersonic,high speed merry-go-round to a halt We will stop the planesthe trainsthe schoolsthe mallsthe meetingsthe frenetic, furied rush of illusions and ‘obligations’ that keep you…

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Grounding meditation

Jane Seaman, who holds weekly guided meditation at The Hub, brings you the first in a series of her meditations. This one is particularly good for grounding yourself, bringing you a sense of balance and calm. Find a quiet space where you won’t be disturbed, switch off your devices and allow 10 minutes. [swpm_protected for=”4″…

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