The Benefits Of Forgiveness

The Benefits Of Forgiveness

It’s not only your mental health, wellbeing and relationships that can benefit from forgiving others – processing your emotions and reflecting inwardly lead to growth, development and transformation. Psychotherapist Jen Woodward, explains some tools that can be used to practice forgiveness and let go of anger and bitterness.

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How to Boost Your Self Esteem

How to Boost Your Self Esteem

Self-esteem is our own personal evaluation of our self and our own worth. It includes values, beliefs about ourselves, confidence and our emotional states. Jen Woodward explores what might be affecting your self-esteem and presents some healthy ways to help lift it.

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Making Contentment and Happiness Co-Exist

Making Contentment and Happiness Co-Exist

There's a difference between pushing toward happiness, and finding happiness in where we are today, but they don’t have to be opposing forces. In fact, they work best in harmony, as wellness author & professional Jacquelyn J Salvador shares in today’s piece.


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Feeling all the Feelings: Hurt and Pain

Feeling all the Feelings: Hurt and Pain

Jen Woodward examines why and how we might back away from our painful experiences. Numbing them might be easier, but those feelings often manifest in unhealthy ways and we tend to make the same mistakes again. Learn how to show up and face your feelings.

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Feeling all the Feelings: Grief

Feeling all the Feelings: Grief

One of the hardest parts of losing a loved one - whether it’s through death, divorce or separation - is the paralysis from those around you. If we don’t face loss, we can’t help others with feelings of grief. It also comes as quite a shock when we experience it for ourselves. Jen explores challenging the fear surrounding death by talking about it.

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Starting the Year with Kindness

Starting the Year with Kindness

January may be the start of our calendar year but it is still right in the middle of winter when nature is taking a well-deserved break. So maybe it is not be the best time of the year to implement New Year resolutions… Here are a few tips on how to start the year on the right foot. It might not be what you think!

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Whatever Happened to Wonder?

Whatever Happened to Wonder?

How much time do you spend thinking about things that are unrelated to what you’re doing, missing out on the wonders of the present moment? Here’s why we ought to rediscover our childlike sense of wonder by fully engaging with the present.

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Feeling all the Feelings: Anxiety

Feeling all the Feelings: Anxiety

Fear can be helpful - it helps us fight, flee or freeze in a moment of threat. Anxiety, on the other hand, is not helpful. Anxiety is a state of being fearful of an imagined future threat. According to psychotherapist Jen Woodward, paying attention to anxiety, rather than pushing it to one side, can help us redirect it and create a more positive and thoughtful narrative.

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Simple Ways to Boost Health and Happiness Every Day

Simple Ways to Boost Health and Happiness Every Day

We’re busy people, but there are simple actions we can take to build our health and happiness, and better tackle the stresses of day-to-day life. Here’s a list of a few powerful habits you can easily pick up to improve your mood, your relationships, and plenty more.

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Feeling all the Feelings: Anger

Feeling all the Feelings: Anger

Have you ever tried to push your anger down, force it into a box and put it away? Or maybe you’ve just gone with it, let those fiery emotions erupt? Jen explores this month’s emotion – anger. How can you get it under control, reflect on what those feelings really mean and deal with the aftermath?

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Art and Wellbeing

Art and Wellbeing

You only have to run a quick internet search on “mindful activities” and you'll be inundated with ideas about painting, colouring, craft and all things ‘art'. Art has long been known for its meditative qualities, it’s a time to switch off from external distractions and concentrate only on what your hands are doing in the present moment.

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