The Power of the Mantra

The origin of mantras The word mantra comes from the 18th century, meaning literally ‘a thought. A thought behind speech or action’. Its everyday use comes from the Indian Vedic tradition – a word or sound repeated to aid concentration, meditation or prayer. Recently, Group Director Nicky Marshall spent 3 weeks touring India. Part of which…

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You’ll be crying in a minute! – Guest Blog by Slow Coach Sarah

Our latest guest blog is from Sarah Thayer. She has a deep passion and commitment to her own personal development, having invested in a range of training and personal development over the course of 20+ years, including NLP, Coaching and holistic health & wellbeing training. She is also a qualified and experienced Counsellor. Our eyes…

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Tea Happiness – Volunteering For Better Mental Health

Volunteering your time can help you with your mental health. By giving up your time to help those less fortunate or those working towards a brighter future can have an effect on your own happiness. It allows you to gain a sense of purpose if you have previously isolated yourself due to mental ill-health. You…

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Bounce Beach Party at Business Showcase 2019!

The 9th Business Showcase South West was on Wednesday 19th June 2019 at Ashton Gate Stadium. We shared a successful day with over 250 exhibitors, meeting amazing individuals and being inspired by the talks held on the day.   Beach balls, blow up palm trees and a flamingo?! To bring the fun to our stand…

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Learning to live with a beautifully different body

My first 32 years Until I was 32 I had the “perfect figure” I was a size 12 and I hardly thought about my body at all. I had been a Latin American dancer alongside my accountancy career and enjoyed everything dance related. Then one day I got a stomach virus……it changed my life. I…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 – Body Image

“30% of all adults have felt so stressed by body image and appearance that they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. That’s almost 1 in every 3 people” “Mummy, I really like the lines on your belly. I like the swirly patterns they make.” – said an 8 year old girl to her mother. Along…

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How to Bounce When the Menopause Comes Calling!

When I started the Discover Your Bounce business venture in 2010 I threw myself into it, only to suffer a stroke through stress three months later. I share my whole story in my book, Rescued By The Coastguard and through my keynote speeches. I now mentor entrepreneurs and managers who have set out on their…

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What a wonderful Summer……or is it?

What a wonderful Summer! It’s an amazingly hot and dry Summer in the UK and for some of us it’s a welcome change. I love the Summer – I feel energised, alert and everything seems more fun. Summer has a buzz about it for me ……..which got me thinking. My assumption is that everyone loves…

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Discomfort zone….sometimes it’s just the little things

By Laura Barnett The other morning…. The other morning as I was headed out of the gate I noticed that I had a somewhat flat tyre! Being the diligent road user that I am I stopped into the petrol station to pump it up. As I pulled in and headed towards the air pressure unit,…

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