What Makes You Laugh?

Amongst the doom & gloom of everyday life there are moments. Maybe fleeting moments, but nevertheless there are moments of uncontrollable belly laughs or even the occasional chuckle. Some of us laugh at the silliest things, like someone slipping in the snow (As long as it isn’t me) For others, it’s a favourite comedian orContinue reading “What Makes You Laugh?”

When a Monk Came to Tea

A small street in the North of England, isn’t really where you’d expect to find a Tibetan Buddhist monk. This week however, my good friend Geshe Lama Ahbay Tulku Rinpoche stopped by to deliver Medicine Buddha blessings & healing prayers. The meditation room came alive with the sound of Throat Chanting, bells, drums & TibetanContinue reading “When a Monk Came to Tea”

Barking Up the Wrong Tree – When our Animals Are Sick – Julie Kelly

Is Your Animal Lacking energy? Looking unwell or Simply not Their Usual Self?  Our animals are sensitive souls. From the moment they meet us, they know us – just by the energy we give out.  They don’t need any other information.  For animals, their only interaction is energy. Animals live & work with energy it’s allContinue reading “Barking Up the Wrong Tree – When our Animals Are Sick – Julie Kelly”

The Tales We Tell – Growin Up in’t North – Julie Kelly

Green Shield Stamps, Woodbines, Spangles, Nits, Jam Butties & Derbac combs. All memories of growin up in’t North. But what memories do you have of childhood in the working class backstreet towns of Manchester? Lets take a trip down memory lane & keep our heritage alive. Please post your memories here!!!

The Tales We Tell – Growin Up in’t North – Julie Kelly

Woodbines, Arrowbars, Double Diamond, spangles & sarsaparilla – Bringing back any memories yet? Jam butties for your dinner, and if you dropped it on the floor, you’d just brush it off and eat it. Growing up in the 50s & 60s Northern backstreet towns of Manchester were hard – but there were good memories too.Continue reading “The Tales We Tell – Growin Up in’t North – Julie Kelly”

Laugh Yourself Well at 50+ Julie Kelly

When was the last time you had a really good belly laugh? The ones that make tears roll down your cheeks, making you hold your tummy with pain?  Did you know – A right good belly laugh, not only decreases stress hormones & increases immune cells, it also triggers serotonin known as the body’s natural feelContinue reading “Laugh Yourself Well at 50+ Julie Kelly”

50+ & Unleashed

“Act Your Age” they say. You’re over 50 and still acting like a teenager! Do you feel, like turning 50 made you invisible? Overnight, people suddenly seem to speak louder & more slowly because you’re ‘old’. The wolf whistles definitely stopped when I turned 50 but thats ok – I don’t keep my wisdom inContinue reading “50+ & Unleashed”

It’s a Dog’s Life 7 times over- By Julie Kelly

Ageing can be far from fun thats for sure. But if you thought we had it tough – try seeing things from a canine perspective. These days, when I get home from work, it’s on with the PJ’s and a good chill out on the sofa. That’s my relaxation buzz. But just imagine, if eachContinue reading “It’s a Dog’s Life 7 times over- By Julie Kelly”