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Heart Mandala Activity

Lisa Davies, Mini Me Yoga Ambassador for South West London, shares her Heart Mandala activity, which she uses with her reception children to support their mental health and wellbeing. Why not try this activity at home with your own children, or with the children you work with? 🙂 You will need: Heart Mandala- copy the […]

Kindness is Contagious!

When I heard the words “lockdown”, my heart filled with dread, the uncertainty and anxiety just rocketed. Having been in my home, on my own for the past 9 weeks, I have certainly had many challenges to overcome, just like us all.  However, what I have noticed, is that kindness has totally shown up in […]

I’m BORED!

“I’m BOOOORRRRED!!!” We have all heard this and rolled our eyes. But is it our fault? If I could share one valuable gift you could give your children, it would be just that. The gift of Boredom. Nothing. “What? Why?” I hear you cry confused. “That’s neglect and so damaging!” Now these are just my thoughts […]

Mindfulness Rocks

During the lockdown, our daily walk has been key to helping me maintain a positive perspective. Having  the opportunity to re-connect with myself, my children and with nature has helped us to keep smiling and maintain an attitude of gratitude. We have quickly established our favourite walks, games and activities when we are out and about, so […]

Dr Kate’s Easter Message

Happy Easter, however you choose to celebrate it! I hope that many of you are enjoying this time together as families and reconnecting. There is so much opportunity for growth with our little ones, but let’s be honest… No one said it would be easy!  Finding the rhythm of being together 24/7 takes time. Children […]

Creating a Calm Kit

As we move into unprecedented times, many of us may be feeling a heightened sense of worry or overwhelm. We might find ourselves being triggered by news reports, social media posts, comments from friends of family, or even our own thoughts. As adults, we can recognise these feelings and we understand why we are having […]

Essential Oils for Self Care

Fit Like? As we say in Scotland or How are you? My name is Emma I am 43 and married mum of 3 boys 14, 11 and 9. As a working mum I became consumed by the rat run of work, home and life and lost the balance, it’s easy to do. As mums we […]

My Mini Me Yoga Journey

By Jennie Brammer, Mini Me Yoga Ambassador for Newport My love for yoga began in 2006. A bereavement left me feeling lost and anxious; I was no longer able to sit still and be in my own skin. I kept myself constantly busy and on the move, whilst simultaneously pushing myself to the point of […]

Sleep Well!

We all know about the importance of a healthy diet and getting enough exercise but getting enough sleep is equally important, if not more so, to our physical and mental health. Sleep is especially important for children; studies have shown that children who regularly get an adequate amount of sleep have improved attention, behaviour, learning, […]