5 best apps for anxiety and panic attacks

Stressed woman

We’ve gathered together a selection of the best apps for Android and iOS that can help you manage, control and avoid anxiety and panic attacks. Anxiety has psychological symptoms – feelings of panic, a racing mind and feeling afraid – but also physical symptoms: your heart rate quickens, and your breathing can become faster and shallow. You… Read more

In The Moment Magazine issue 5 – on sale 19 October in the UK

In The Moment Magazine issue 5 cover

This month the In The Moment Magazine team has been thinking about perspective and how we view the world. We’re also exploring forest bathing, learning how to be more optimistic, trying sound healing, finding comfort in writing, cooking up some forest feasts and getting creative with coffee art. Read on to find out what’s in… Read more

Am I stressed? Take our stress quiz

How stressed are you? Take our stress test

Feeling a little on edge? You might want to read this. When we encounter a stressful situation in our daily lives, our natural ‘fight or flight’ reaction kicks in automatically, flooding our bodies with adrenaline to allow us to cope with the threat. But after the moment has passed, our bodies can stay in a… Read more

Be more mindful with a free online course

Mindful woman

It’s important to take care of your mental health and manage your stress levels – particularly in the workplace. FutureLearn offers a free online mindfulness course to help you reduce your stress levels and improve your wellbeing. Check out more related articles on mindfulness: 7 ways to be mindful in the autumn How to use… Read more

6 ways to be kind to yourself and break your bad habits

How to be kind to yourself

If you take care of others in your life, it’s essential that you also take good care of yourself. Daily acts of kindness are a great way to spread happiness and good feeling, which also boosts your own wellbeing –see the evidence in David Gaz’s documentary Kindness Is Contagious. Check out more related articles on wellbeing: 13… Read more

World Smile Day – Friday 6th October 2017

Get grinning – today is World Smile Day! Artist Harvey Ball – who designed the famous yellow smiley face back in 1963 – created this cheerful day to get back to his original meaning of the illustration: making people smile. So today is dedicated to making as many people as possible turn their frown upside down. Check out… Read more

How confident are you? Take our self esteem test

How confident are you? Take our confidence quiz

If you’re not sure how you measure up, take Harriet Griffey’s quiz to find out where you sit on the confidence stakes – then read our tips to find out build up your self esteem. Confidence is feeling emotionally sure, secure and strong – it’s the opposite of feeling fearful, anxious or scared. Check out more… Read more

The Mindful Living Show is coming to London and Manchester

Mindful Living Show early bird offer

Now in its second year, the Mindful Living Show London returns on 1-2 June 2018 and will feature growing spaces welcoming over 70 seminars and practice sessions with leading authors, teachers and practitioners including Camilla Dallerup, Rick Hansen and Kristin Neff (via video link), Geshe Tashi, Michael Chaskalson, Sir Anthony Seldon, Anandi The Sleep Guru… Read more

Watch Charlene’s easy sit-up-in-bed yoga video

Charlene Lim's sit up in bed yoga routine video

Make yoga part of your day with this easy sit-up-in-bed yoga routine from Charlene Lim of Trika Yoga. By working yoga into your morning schedule, it’ll become a regular part of your day without the stress of wondering how you’re ever going to fit it in – and the best part is that you can do… Read more

The creative power of walking

The creative power of walking

The benefits that come from going for a good walk are fairly obvious: it gets the body moving, exercising and strengthening the legs; it strengthens the heart and gets the blood pumping round your system; it deepens the breathing and opens your lungs to refreshing air. It offers a very effective way to practise mindfulness,… Read more