What’s your dosha type?

What's your dosha type?

Eating an ayurvedic diet can be a good way to bring balance back into our lives, according to East by West author Jasmine Hemsley. Ayurvedic eating is all about harmonising mind, body and spirit and balancing your own individual needs with the changing environment that surrounds you. “Ayurvedic food is by its nature fresh, slow-cooked… Read more

Why mindful crafting is good for your mental health – plus how you can host a Crafternoon session

The mental health charity Mind has released new research suggesting that spending too much time on social media is affecting our moods, particularly among younger adults. Research evidence from the British Journal of Occupational Therapy suggests that craft activities, when done on a regular basis, can improve mood and increase feelings of relaxation, so Mind… Read more

7 ways to stay mindful over Christmas and New Year

Mindful Christmas tips

Over the Christmas holidays, our usual routines and habits can be disrupted, leaving us feeling unsettled and not particularly jolly! Self-care shouldn’t stop just because the festive season is here and it’s still important to take the time to look after yourself mindfully  – even if it’s just in a small way. We’ve put together… Read more

12 podcasts to lift your spirits and change your life

Inspiring podcasts

Listening to an interesting podcast can really make you think and boost your wellbeing. We’ve put together a collection of podcasts to make you feel good when you’re sad, to help you change your life and to show you how to slow down. Some of them will help you to change your life, while others… Read more

5 best apps to help you manage panic attacks on Android and iOS

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

Do you have too much clutter? Take our quiz

Do you need to declutter?

It’s no secret that clearing out the clutter can help our mental health, but how badly do you really need to tidy up your environment? The queen of clean, Marie Kondo, has made her name with the KonMari Method, which involves letting go of items that don’t bring you joy. While not every item in your… 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

Doga – try yoga with your dog

Dog yoga

Yoga’s benefits, both physical and emotional, are well known so if you’re a dog owner you can pass those good vibes on to your pet with a dog yoga session. Doga is a great way to strengthen the bond between you and your dog, releasing your stress and tension and activating your parasympathetic nervous system. This… 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