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Why the Fuss About Birth and not about the baby?

 Why the fuss about birth and not the baby?  By Sophie Fletcher “Whatever the present moment contains, accept is as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. Make it your friend and ally, not your enemy. This will miraculously transform your whole life.”  Eckhart Tolle Recently I was reminded by…

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Ten Psychological Tips for Coping with a Newborn Baby

You’ve had so much advice, it’s left you reeling in confusion. Every-one else seems to know exactly what you should do, but this doesn’t really help you to feel in control of the tiredness and emotional changes taking place. Here are some psychological tips to help you through those turbulent early days. 1. Never say…

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So how can you be a mindful mamma?

This summerI decided to go the extra mile and rashly booked myself on a buddhist retreat led by Thich Nhat Hahn,(Tay) the Zen Master nominated by Martin Luther King for the Nobel Peace Prize. Rather oddly it was being held in Nottingham – so I felt it was too good an opportunity to miss. His…