Tag Archives: mindfulness

Finding stillness, living in the present, and looking after a baby

Here in the UK we’ve been in ‘lock down’ for nine weeks (I think, I have lost count). In the Magpie household we entered lock down with a two and a bit week old baby to look after, and little … Continue reading

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Reasons to be grateful #4 – Freshly washed pyjamas

I started doing this series of line doodles after dumping my thoughts about gratitude into this post here. Have a read if you want to know more.   Like what you see? I also make art. You can things with … Continue reading

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Lessons on listening

I’ve been thinking about what to put into this post for a week but have struggled a bit in working out what it is I’m trying to say exactly. I suspect there will be more than one post as I … Continue reading

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Pleasure in working my craft

I’ve been blogging over the last week or two about how making has been helpful to me when it comes to mental health and managing anxiety. When I first began to contemplate this subject on this blog I drew the … Continue reading

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Business Bites: the ‘getting started’ to do list

I think I’ve been blogging for about a month now and I thought it would be a good time to take stock of where I’ve got to on this ‘I’ll just set up my own business, that’ll be simple’ path … Continue reading

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Making and mindfulness

I recently did a mindfulness course to help manage the anxiety I’ve been experiencing around work and other aspects of my life (mostly work at the moment). We did lots of meditations and breathing exercises and lying on the floor, … Continue reading

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