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Alexandra Cingi

If you have negative thoughts, and have tried unsuccessfully to suppress them, congratulations: you’re human! To varying degrees, we all have negative thoughts, and we all share an inability to suppress them. Research confirms that the more we try to push a thought down, the more prominent it becomes. Remember that well-known mind trap, “Don’t think of... [read more]

Alexandra Cingi

Anxiety is the most widespread mental health problem, overtaking other common issues such as depression and chronic stress. But it does not need to take over our lives! As someone who has suffered tremendously from anxiety in my life, I am passionate about letting people know that there really is a lot that we can do... [read more]

Alexandra Cingi

Whether you’re into energy healing, massage, hypnosis, meditation, or simply a candle-lit bubble bath to rinse away the day’s stress, there are countless ways you can look after your emotional wellbeing.     One of my favourite tools, however, was handed down to me by my dad: getting silly. My dad embraced this wonderful philosophy that, no matter how... [read more]

Cynthia Rao

Anxiety and fear is an appropriate response to something that could be harmful either physically or emotionally. The list of situations where people are living in anxiety and fear is a long one, from bullying in the workplace, domestic abuse, to countries where bombs are raining down to refugees in tiny boats crossing the English Channel. But... [read more]

Alexandra Cingi

Did you know that acute stress is good for you? Yes, you read that right.   We generally flinch at the sheer mention of stress – gasping at the thought of the frightful concepts we associate with it: high blood pressure, heart disease, weight gain and obesity, depression, weak immune system… frightful indeed. Yet, these are consequences of... [read more]

Ingrid Hoffman

Serpent Supermoon-April 27th.

Posted by Ingrid Hoffman 93 Days Ago


To heal is to touch with love that which we previously touched with fear-Stephen Levine.   Tonight, a full-bellied Supermoon dusts the sky with silver. You may notice that she nudges protectively close to her sister earth and that her light appears brighter, her face, larger than usual. The Moon is in Scorpio tonight, and Scorpio has long been... [read more]

Alexandra Cingi

The time you’ve been looking forward to for so long is finally here: you’re booking a holiday, and as you really want to treat yourself, you book two weeks instead of your customary one. Holidays make you happy, and surely a holiday that lasts twice as long is going to make you twice as happy! Isn’t... [read more]

Ingrid Hoffman

Practical Magic-Sun in Taurus-April 19th-May 21st.

Posted by Ingrid Hoffman 100 Days Ago


No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions, he had money as well-Margaret Thatcher.   Money, digital currencies, bright shiny skyscrapers, land- wild, or tamed by industrial farming-are yoked to neck of The Bull.   As the Sun enters Taurus this month, this thing we call “money” calls our attention to what we value, to... [read more]

Ingrid Hoffman

Be Brave—New Moon in Aries— April 12th

Posted by Ingrid Hoffman 108 Days Ago


Be Brave—New Moon in Aries— April 12th.   Courage is found in unlikely places - J.R.R. Tolkien.   There are many ways to be brave in this world. That act of will that gets us out of bed, the strength to put the kettle on, when all the colour has faded out of the world we once knew. The courage... [read more]

Alexandra Cingi

We are all familiar with the fight-or-flight response – heart racing, fast breathing, sweaty hands, shaking… and some of us are extra familiar with it, because that’s precisely what we experience when anxiety gets out of control, and our bodies respond as if we’d just noticed a very real and physical threat a few steps away.... [read more]