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Why we need to imagine we are 3 years old…
Why we need to imagine we are 3 years old… 150 150 Jane Evans

Imagine… You wake up one morning and your loved one greets you with, “it’s today!” You can’t make head nor tail of what they are saying at first. Then you remember that you have to go somewhere new today. Getting out of bed, you sense that you don’t have a choice as you WILL be…

Why in the world are we STILL smacking children?
Why in the world are we STILL smacking children? 150 150 Jane Evans

Time to embrace change? It’s the 21st century. A time when we have created science and technology to preserve and prolong life. This has been of real benefit to the human race. Being able to keep a premature baby alive so they are able to develop and thrive is wonderful. Likewise, having treatments and surgery…

Why is Ant McPartlin one more tragic celebrity car-crash?
Why is Ant McPartlin one more tragic celebrity car-crash? 150 150 Jane Evans

Last night my good friend Laura Henry messaged me the word trauma? Ant McPartlin ‘arrested on suspicion of drink-driving’ TV presenter reportedly questioned after failing a breathalyser test following London collision. (The Guardian) Laura was posing the right question. What trauma has there been in Ant McPartlin’s life? Why has he been self-medicating with prescription drugs…

Is our children’s mental health in a sorry mess?
Is our children’s mental health in a sorry mess? 150 150 Jane Evans

How can so many of our children be stressed, hurting themselves, depressed, aggressive, withdrawn, and worrying about anything and everything? What do you think? Is it down to: Media Hype More awareness Less resilient children How children are being raised Something else Have the statistics caused an unhelpful panic? A recent article in the Guardian…

How can where you sit increase your stress?
How can where you sit increase your stress? 150 150 Jane Evans

    You can’t cheat the history of your body But you can understand and work with it. Because although the body isn’t designed to forget what it lives through and stores memories in its cells and muscles of experiences. Especially of perceived threat. It is there as a resource to manage its reactions to…

What can be done about rising workplace stress?
What can be done about rising workplace stress? 150 150 Jane Evans

How are you? Really…HOW ARE YOU? As 2018 is well underway, I hope you are well and feeling ready for a great year ahead. What is your focus of 2018? Your fitness, health, diet, to travel more, stress-less? Mine is very much on share ways to boost everyone’s wellness and resilience. As, every time I…

Why a focus on well-being is great if it’s done safely
Why a focus on well-being is great if it’s done safely 150 150 Jane Evans

  Did you do breathing, meditating, yoga or mindfulness when you were in preschool or school? Neither did I. In hindsight, do you think it would it have been useful? Maybe it would have equipped us for the pressures of life and onward journey through adolescence and into adulthood. Either way, I am glad there…

Is it time to tidy out your ‘anxiety draw’?
Is it time to tidy out your ‘anxiety draw’? 150 150 Jane Evans

At home or at work most of us have that draw! It’s the one we just shove everything and anything into that might come in useful. Over time it gets messier and messier and finding anything in it becomes a real challenge. It often stresses us out and irritates us so we cope by: Keeping…

Should William and Kate avoid full-time nursery for Charlotte?
Should William and Kate avoid full-time nursery for Charlotte? 150 150 Jane Evans

This week I saw media articles proclaiming that 2-year-old Princess Charlotte will be starting at nursery full-time in January, she will be three in May. My first thought was WHY? What is there for her there that would be better for her than being at home with her loved ones? Its website describes it as…

Why anxiety makes children sick
Why anxiety makes children sick 150 150 Jane Evans

  Recently parents have been asking me whether anxiety in children can make them physically sick. The short answer is YES. Anxiety is a whole-body and brain experience and can trigger the following reactions in the body if it happens too often for too long. Feeling and being sick Diarrhoea and constipation Neck, shoulder, back…