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  1. Monday’s Moment Of Calm Inspirational Poem– Breathe Deep

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Blessed selves, and welcome to another Monday Morning Moment of Calm. Your weekly Moment of Calm is another chance for you to pause, reconnect and find the magic within your heart. From this space it becomes easier for you to pause, relax, slow down and appreciate being in the now. Today’s Moment of Calm is a short inspirational poem, Breathe Deep, to remind you that in the midst of your busyness, taking time to breathe and practice a few simple breathing exercises,  is all you need to reclaim your calm and inner peace. Breathe Deep Take a few moments to settle yourself, lower your shoulders, lengthen the back of your neck, smile and as you focus on your breath, enjoy today’s short Moment of Calm meditation...
  2. How To Let Go Of Past Hurts And Gain Relief From Stress

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    Article by Ceri Wheeldon How To Let Go Of Past Hurts And Gain Relief From Stress… even if you can’t let go of the past!  Bless you dear friends and welcome to another Monday Moment of Calm; a quiet space to support you start your week on a high peaceful vibration. Today’s post features two short poems, “Forgiveness” and “Time for Healing” I have written to encourage you let go of past hurts and pain and start to move forward in life. Past Hurts Causes Stress   Stress comes in all shapes and forms. Like most people, I’m sure you have had your fair share of sadness and let-downs by people who you care about – partners, colleagues, friends and even family. Holding onto past hurts and grudges prevents you...
  3. Guided Walking Meditation – How To Walk And Have A Calm Clear Mind In As Little As 2 Minutes

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Blessed beloved friends and welcome to another Monday Morning Moment of Calm from Fab after Fity. As usual we are glad you are here and trust you are making the most of your day to be calm and stay beautiful. Today’s post is a simple Guided Walking Meditation, which you can do in as little as two minutes in your bedroom, kitchen, office space, in fact anywhere where you have space to walk in a circle or in straight line for a few steps! What Is A Guided Walking Meditation? Simply put, a walking meditation is a way of walking whereby you bring your attention inwards and pay attention to and embrace all the sensations you notice in your body as you walk.  It’s a beautiful practice...
  4. Here’s the Perfect Solution If You Want A Stress-Free Body

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Bless you dear friends and hugs and welcome to new visitors. As usual we are glad you are here and thanks for your visit. Today’s Moment of Calm is a simple relaxation exercise you can do in 2-5 minutes anywhere, anytime you want a stress-free body! It’s ideal to do in bed, to help you get a good night’s sleep, or  sitting on a chair at your desk especially if you have been stuck on the computer for a long period of time; you may even practice it on the way home from work sitting (or standing) in the tube. Benefits: The relaxation exercise is quick and easy to do and helps to relieve tense, sore muscles and promotes a deep sense of calmness and...
  5. Give Me Strength- A Prayer For Calm and Inner Peace

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Dear gentle reader, group hug and blessings. Today’s Monday Morning Moment of Calm is a short prayer, Give Me Strength, which you can say anytime during the day, to keep your energy and spirits up; especially if you feel yourself slipping in a negative and fear-driven mood. It is ideal to say when you first wake up in the morning and mentally prepares you to set your intention for a peaceful and positive day. Give Me Strength “… Divine Mother, As I wake to greet a new day, I pray for peace, for a calm gentle heart and to be the best I am As I  prepare to  make my breakfast, may I eat foods which nourish, sustain and help restore my inner balance and calm As I enter...
  6. Simple 2 Minute Waiting For The Kettle To Boil Calming Yoga Breathing Exercise

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Bless you and welcome dear gentle hearted friends to Monday’s Moment of Calm, a quiet space for you to pause, tune in and make space in your day for you. Today’s Moment of Calm is a simple yoga breathing exercise you can do in two minutes whilst waiting for the kettle to boil! As busy women, I know how full and demanding your days are and it’s easy to put your needs for peace and quiet on the back burner as you are  “too busy” and “too tired” looking after everything and everyone else and not make time to care for yourself. We encourage you to take just two minutes out of your day to practice this simple calming yoga breathing exercise,  you will feel stronger,...
  7. Moment of Calm, How To Get Peace of Mind. Now!

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Dear gentle reader, what joyful sunny weather we are having here in South East London, perfect to cultivate a sense of wellness and peace in your heart. Today’s Moment of Calm, Staring up at the Sky, is a simple meditation technique you can do anywhere anytime you feel cramped or stuck in your present situation and want to relax and have a more cheerful outlook on life. Staring Up At the Sky Take a moment to step outside and find a quiet space where you can stand. If it’s too cold to go outdoors you can practice this meditation by staying inside and look through a window; or you could gaze at the scenic image accompanying this blog  or  if stuck on a...
  8. Moment of Calm – Inspirational Poem To Brighten Your Day – Part 3

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Bless you gentle reader, massive hugs and blessings to you and your family. Welcome to another Monday Moment of Calm from Fab after Fifty to remind you to breathe and savour life at a more leisurely and peaceful pace. Today’s Moment of Calm is a short inspirational poem to brighten your day. It forms the last of a 3-part miniseries looking at ways you can reduce stress and boost your energy during the day. In Part One we looked at  3 easy exercises you can do at work to ease the build up of stress and tension in your body. In  Part Two we suggested 5  everyday foods you could eat to help nourish and cleanse your body, to...
  9. Moments Of Calm 5 Healthy Foods To Reduce Stress, Keep Calm And Carry On – Part 2

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Hugs and sunshine blessings gentle readers, and welcome to your weekly Monday Moment of Calm from fabafter50. In today’s post we look at 5 groups of everyday foods you can eat to reduce the negative effects of stress on your body, which means it is easier for you to stay calm under pressure! What Do You Eat When Stressed? To stay calm and balanced, particularly when the pressure is on, it is important you eat foods which support and nourish your body, especially your adrenal glands which take the bulk of your stress. I know how tempting it is too reach for the last slice of cake or grab a cup of coffee to keep you going, yet the best way to build and sustain your energy...
  10. Moments of Calm: Three Easy Exercises To Reduce Stress And Feel Calm At Work, Part 1

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Blessings and welcome Dear Reader to today’s Moment Of Calm, part 1 of three short blogs which gives you  simple suggestions  you can use  to reduce stress  at work which means you’ll have a more peaceful and productive day. We know how precious your time is, so all tips, treats and techniques offered in this mini Stress Relief At Work series will be short and sweet and give you an immediate sense of calm and space in your day. As usual, when you have finished reading this blog, please forward it to your friends and work colleagues, via your favourite social media site, who you feel will benefit from more Moments of Calm in their day. Thank you. Three Easy Exercises To Reduce Stress And Feel Calm At...
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