Running as mindfulness for those who cannot sit still?

Mindfulness offers so much promise: “Practising mindfulness can give people more insight into their emotions, boost their attention and concentration and improve relationships. It’s proven to help with stress, anxiety, depression and addictive behaviours, and can even have a positive effect on physical problems like hypertension, heart disease and chronic pain” (taken from the Mental…

Why you should become a Dementia Friend

You are in a busy supermarket, you look into your purse and you cannot find the right money. The queue is building up behind you, people start to lose their patience. Can you imagine how that feels? This is one of the examples that came up at today’s Dementia Friends training session at work, provided…

Half an hour to spare at Ashford International

I have spared many half hours of my life at Ashford International. Mostly commuting to and from work, of course, but not always, even Ashford International can be a preamble to the unexpected. And, if in the right frame of mind, this industrial looking station in the middle of the Kent countryside can have an…