Prisoners Safety: Released Prisoners at Risk on our Streets

When it comes to community safety issues, public safety sells more newspapers than ex-prisoners safety. A headline reading ‘Released Prisoners at Risk on our Streets’ doesn’t stir up as much emotion as a ‘Public at Risk’ headline. Yet, when a prisoner is released they become a member of the public once more. They have served … Read morePrisoners Safety: Released Prisoners at Risk on our Streets

Mental Health: Community Engagement with Muddy Boots

Muddy Boots is a Mental Health Community Engagement Project based in Stanley, Tyne and Wear. Their aim is to provide outdoor gardening activities to the residents of the North Eastt

Community engagement work aids mental health by giving something back to the local area and local people.  As such, It promotes working together to build community cohesion, as well as learning about the environment. This promotes a sense of pride by offering meaningful support to others. I work with Muddy Boots as their holistic health … Read moreMental Health: Community Engagement with Muddy Boots

Free Meditation: Sensual Synergy

Feet firmly placed on the floor, hands gently resting on the thighs, eyes closed and away… As I sat with the rhythm of my heart alongside the inhale and exhale of my breath, I could sense the movement of what seemed like dark soot swirling around the room. The soot was rising from everything in … Read moreFree Meditation: Sensual Synergy

Energy Workers United!

I was invited a few weeks ago by a fellow energy worker to participate in a Facebook sharing chain. Being something I would usually pass over, I was struck by the beautiful energy of the friend sharing it with me, and felt compelled to participate. The concept was simple… {Day 1} in the life of … Read moreEnergy Workers United!

Free Meditation: As the Fire Burns

Feet firmly placed on the floor, hands gently resting on the thighs, eyes closed and away… I sat still with my heartbeat. Listening to the beat slow in time with my breath. I became aware of a light in front of me, and in an instant I was around my familiar fire. My beautiful, welcoming … Read moreFree Meditation: As the Fire Burns

Community Engagement Project: MHNE

I was approached by a friend who works with a charity called Mental Health North East (MHNE). She wondered how I would feel about coming along to a few group meetings to talk about holistic health with the participants. The project was called ‘Greening The Gap’. MHNE partnered with a group called Muddy Boots who … Read moreCommunity Engagement Project: MHNE