How helpful are colouring books for adults?

Bookshops have been awash with publications on mindfulness for a while now. Most recently the colouring book for adults has been taking over the bookshelves. I am a little skeptical about the idea of being able to acquire the state of mindfulness from a book. Don’t misunderstand me – I would love to give into the colouring craze. But I think there is something about the culture of commercialisation that feels completely at odds with the experience of mindfulness. We…

How to breathe easy: Introducing Breathing Zone

You know those times when life is feeling a bit overwhelming? Sometimes demands can be coming at us from all directions. I call it baby bird syndrome because, however hard you work, it never seems to quieten down! Well during one such period, I discovered Breathing Zone. Simplicity is the key here with a piece of software that takes you back to the basics of breathing. Breathing Zone encourages us to take a moment out of our day to…

How to unlock your potential with MindBloom

There is a lot of goal software on the market, most of which comes with a price tag. But there have been plenty of times in my life where I’ve wanted to get serious about my goals but had no spare cash to spend on goals software! So I decided to take a look for some free goals software and discovered Mindbloom’s Life Game, which combines goal setting and games!