What is self-care, and why it’s important?

The term self-care is growing in popularity, but do you know what it really means in practice and considerations that will directly benefit your confidence – mental health and wellbeing.  Self-care is the habit of consistently and consciously improving your physical and mental wellbeing.  What are examples of self-care? Any activity that you do to […]

Meditation as a Tool to Improve your Self-Confidence

Meditation and mindfulness are all the rage these days. Though they have been around for several thousands of years, they have enjoyed a new level of popularity. Even the scientific world is getting involved. A quick search on YouTube will demonstrate just how interested the world is in these topics. While meditation accomplishes many things, […]

How to Become a Mental Health First Aider

According to the Centre for Mental Health, two-thirds of surveyed people will require help for existing mental health challenges that have been made worse by the pandemic. Approximately 8.5 million adults will require support for anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorders and additional mental health problems in the future. Equivalent to 20% of the adult population  […]

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If You’re Not Growing, You’re Dying

I hope this will inspire and Kickstart your personal growth to improve your mental health, wellbeing and confidence.  Our bodies are refreshing, replacing and regenerating themselves in many ways, all the time. Did you know that the external layer of skin, the epidermis (apart from the thicker dermis beneath), renews itself every 35 days? You […]

Will Christmas Be Your Tipping Point?

It’s Christmas! Time off work. Presents to buy. Drinking and eating more than you would normally. Visiting friends, family and loved ones (social distancing regulations allowing). It’s the season of goodwill, cheer, and demanding work priorities.     Cheer is exactly what we need—especially after the year we’ve had, because of the dreadful Covid-19 virus. […]

Preserving your Mental Health over the festive period

Preserving your Mental Health over the festive period The festive break is almost upon us and the countdown to Christmas has well and truly begun. If you’re like me, you may be thinking, “How will I get everything done?” Christmas brings its challenges—particularly this year, with the ever-changing rules around social distancing and who you […]

2020 Year In Review: Three Celebrated Achievements

Emotions can run high at this time of the year, as Christmas approaches and with the end of the year not too far away. Are you counting down the days to 2021? A new year with new possibilities, new hope and renewed optimism—where the challenges of 2020 can be put behind us. Do you wonder […]

What Will You Miss This Christmas?

This Christmas will be slightly strange for many, as we try to navigate the restrictions that have been imposed because of the pandemic.  Spare a thought for those whose families reside further afield, in different parts of the country—or, in some cases, in other countries. I hear stories on a daily basis from clients who […]

Behaviours that will Boost Self Confidence During COVID-19

Fear and uncertainty are the most common reasons why people feel stressed, anxious and helpless. With the coronavirus pandemic putting a halt to our daily routines and lives as a whole, people in the UK and worldwide are facing a severe mental health and wellbeing crisis. With a growing number of lives lost, accelerated changes […]

Could the Current COVID-19 Pandemic Make Your Seasonal Affected Disorder Worse?

Helpful tips for managing Seasonal Affected Disorder—SAD for short, or winter blues—during these uncertain and challenging times. I hate to say it, but we’re already weeks away from the end of summer. This year is significantly different for some people; as well as having to manage their Seasonal Affective Disorder, they’re also having to cope […]

BBC Radio Sheffield Simon’s Journey of Faith Interview

Simon’s Journey of Faith guest recently was Mike Lawrence. Mike, who works as a Health and Wellbeing Consultant, shared some of the moments in his life when his Christian faith has guided and supported him. Listen back here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p08srq60 Interview in two parts at 35 minutes and 46 minutes.

How to overcome barriers to communication while wearing a mask

How to Overcome Barriers to Communication While Wearing a Mask

Clients often ask me about books that I’ve read and techniques that I employ to overcome everyday challenges and retain consistent levels of motivation. An area of study where I excel and intrigues me is communication in all forms.  We’re communicating while wearing a face mask or face covering in places where it’s a mandatory […]

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Dealing with Uncertainty During the Coronavirus Pandemic

We all experience different levels of uncertainty every day.  While many things are outside our control, our mindset is key to coping with difficult circumstances and facing the unknown. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People author Stephen Covey uses a helpful framework that provides clarity on what you cannot change or influence on matters […]

It's Time to Find Your Flow

It’s Time to Find Your Flow

Our daily way of life has changed for many.  We may have heard about the need for businesses to pivot and as we wait for the new normal to evolve and take shape.  How do we find our new flow or adopt a new flow to enable you to achieve your goals? I believe that […]

Lunch & Learn Karene Lambert Gorwyn & Mike Lawrence

In this 20 minute video, Karene a Mumpreneur, Property Investor & the UK’s #1 Business Mentor for Heart Centred Businesses. Interviews Mike on the importance of confidence, happiness, having fun regardless of what life throughs at us, and so much more! Following watching this video, if you would like more information on how you can […]

COVID-19 Remedies for people suffering with a Mental Health Condition

You may find it harder to get support and harder to follow your usual way of coping.   Many are managing to cope using skills learned through experience.    So, what are some of the mental health challenges?   The constant media commentary and regularly government briefings  can be a trigger for people who experience […]

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How I Continued To Support My Clients Through Lockdown Due To A Pandemic!!

Monday 23rd March seems a long time away, but that was the last client I saw face to face in my clinic in Broomhill Sheffield. I remember the session very well; she wasn’t typical of my clients. They are usually aged between 40 – 50, women business owners who are suffering due to the loss […]