On Your Side

“I’m sorry to say Mr Blair, but you have a brain tumour. It’s the size of a large egg, and we are going to aim to operate, perhaps some radiotherapy, chemotherapy, but if theres nothing else we can do, we will just keep you comfortable.” As my husband was given those...

Art, Anxiety and Cancer

Anxiety is something that touches the lives of all of us who go through a cancer journey. It begins with getting your head round a diagnosis and the anxious feelings that accompany coming to terms with impending treatment you don’t want to be having. It...

Being Blog Part 3; Mindful Moments

‘Mindfulness is an integrative, mind body based approach that helps people to manage their thoughts and feelings.’ Mental Health Foundation In an effort to stay ‘mindful’ of the influx of information out there about this very topic, I have decided to get straight to...

Guest Blog; Bowen Therapy

In this months guest blog, I want to introduce the lovely Jaelithe. Jaelithe runs a website MrsMojo.co.uk, helping busy mums feel less frazzled and more fabulous (Details at the bottom of the blog) We haven’t met but we have spoken over email a few months ago...

Guest Blog: EFT & Me

If you have ever considered EFT as a form of therapy, have a read of this fab guest blog by my friend and fellow survivor Emily Hodge. Emily has had an amazing experience with EFT herself and is now trained as a Life Coach, helping others after challenging times...

‘Being’ Blog Part 2; Visualise This!

‘Visualisation is day dreaming with a purpose’ Bo Bennett Over the years, the needs of the spiritual mind and the soul have become vitally important for our over all wellbeing. They need as much nourishment as our bodies do and for someone who can often feel...

Hanging By A Fred – The Story Of Us

In the blog below, Freddie will tell her amazing story of how she overcame immense grief after her father died of cancer, through tapping into her creative passion for design, namely out of climbing rope! Samspaces is so excited to announce a collaboration with...

‘Being’ Blog, Part 1; Hypnotherapy

‘Most people walk through the world in a trance of disempowerment. Our work is to transform that into a trance of empowerment’ – Dr Milton H Erikson Over the next few weeks I want to post some blogs about four areas of wellbeing that have been a huge influence...

Guest Blog; Keep On Running

I am no runner! The image of me running in any shape or form is not worth thinking about but I know what a good exercise and headspace it is for so many people. I wanted to put the spot light on this form of exercise and in my third guest blog for Samspaces, Jo Taylor...

Mirror Mirror On The Wall

Mirror Mirror On The Wall, who is the fairest of them all? In our pursuit of ‘fairness’, skin care is another theme dominating social media feeds. New brands are constantly emerging, ranging in price, general success at achieving youth full, as well as healthy skin,...