Random Acts of Kindness How do we change the world?  One random act of kindness at a time As the pressure builds; parties, get-togethers, too much food, too much alcohol, planning for xmas day, shopping frenzy, organising work so you can take a break, stressed about family coming together, anxious about being on your own [...]
Earphones for Hypnosis/Meditation - Pros and Cons Starting the day by listening to hypnosis/meditation can be one of the most effective things you can do to help you to move into a state of mental tranquility.  When you take the time to calm the mind and relax the body by meditating you can then find [...]
4 Foolproof Tips to Master Public Speaking (kids and adults) 4 Foolproof Tips to Master Public Speaking (kids and adults)   Public speaking or performing in front of others continues to be the number one fear with research estimating that around 72% of the population struggle with this fear. Close behind is acrophobia (a fear [...]
Body Battery produces great results using Sleep for Kids App Body Battery produces great results using Sleep for Kids App Recently a client, Rob B, whom I had seen a few years ago contacted me to tell me he was struggling to sleep and felt quite run down.  He told me that his Doctor suggested [...]
Sleep you way to better mental health As most of your know my main focus both on the app and in clinic is to help both adults and kids improve the quality of their sleep.  This has always been a focus area at MindOverMatter as improved sleep quality always has a significant impact on the [...]
3 Foolproof ways to destroy your kids self esteem and how not to! I remember when my youngest son first started rowing many years ago.  He was excited, motivated and hungry to win.  This might have been something to do with his brother who was a champion rower.  Regardless of what motivated him he was [...]
ADHD - Not Just a Kids Problem Since the start of the pandemic I have seen a significant increase in those presenting with diagnosed ADHD, in both adults and kids. I do not profess to be an expert on the what’s and hows of ADHD but I know that many of the treatments I use [...]
Separation Anxiety - how to help your child get back to school School is about to go back and it can be time of  increased anxiety for both kids and parents, particularly separation anxiety.  Kids show signs of anxiety and irrational fears for a wide variety of reasons and going back to school is a [...]
How to encourage outdoor play regardless of the weather? As I was walking in the park the other day with Charlie (see photo), my beloved pooch, I was excited to hear the happy sound of a couple of little kids jumping and frolicking in a puddle created after a night of heavy rain.   T [...]
5 easy ways to get your kids to sleep on Christmas Eve and one major no no As Christmas Eve nears, and if your household is anything like mine used to be, the excitement levels are at an all time high. We were always involved in nativity plays, end of year Christmas parties, functions and [...]