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News – When Less is More

Our brains are hard-wired to be more alert to news of threat than good news, which in evolutionary terms kept us alive.
The media use this to grab our attention, feeding us with an indigestible diet of dire information. Unfortunately our brains have not developed to quickly process and be discerning about which information to pay […]

Money Worries?

A  client once described our coaching sessions as de-cluttering the mind and this can include your money worries because
How you do money is how you do everything!

When I first heard this phrase it certainly intrigued me. With Money Breakthroughs I show you what that means and why a fresh attitude and plan for money can […]

By |June 20th, 2019|Anxiety, Confidence, freedom of mind, Money, Self Esteem|Comments Off on Money Worries?

“Breathe” – a Free audio to Stop Anxiety

To introduce you to my audio products, an mp3 called “BREATHE”, leading you through a short, calming breathing technique is yours when you sign up to my newsletter, on the right hand side of this page.

It is best to start this exercise by listening to the audio so that you can simply relax into it […]

By |May 26th, 2019|Anxiety, Confidence, freedom of mind, meditation|0 Comments

Stressed out by your Smartphone?

We often embark on a diet to reduce food intake, but many of us consume an unhealthy level of digital fare.  According to the Tonight programme 48% of us in the UK describe ourselves as hooked on our handsets and the average person checks their phone 85 times a day.

While Wi-Fi holds tremendous possibilities used […]

By |May 19th, 2019|Anxiety, freedom of mind, mindfulness, Stress|0 Comments

De-clutter your mind

Avril Allen

 

 

 

 

 

 
Spring Cleaning
As the sun begins to shine it can show up a lot of dross, but it doesn’t need to be Spring-time to start afresh.  And do you know that a good spring clean can start with the mind?

How much easier it is to focus when the mind is cleared of mental chatter and […]

By |April 20th, 2019|Anxiety, Clarity, Confidence, Focus and Direction, freedom of mind, mindfulness, Stress|Comments Off on De-clutter your mind

Money Breakthroughs! – Handle the money and shed the worry

Money Taboos
I don’t know about you folks across the waters, but we Brits
have some kind of taboo on talking about money. Large
numbers of us desperately avoid bringing up the ‘M’ word in
conversation – no matter how much stress it causes in our lives.
And money worries are certainly a cause of much anxiety.

Money is one of […]

By |December 11th, 2015|Anxiety, Confidence, freedom of mind, Money, Stress|0 Comments

Pink Moods – Who Is Pulling Your Strings?

I am glad to be invited as guest writer for Pink Moods:
Empowering Support for Everyday Happiness.

Who Is Pulling Your Strings?

Avril Allen

Many women are talented carers and nurturers it is true. But not all of us. The rest of us feel we have been put in that role and are not particularly suited to it.

We may […]

By |August 8th, 2015|Assertiveness, Confidence, freedom of mind, Self Esteem|0 Comments