gratitude

Kind

Kindfulness : The trend of self-compassion

It was reported recently in the Guardian, in a piece on recent ‘up lit’ novels, that kindness is making its mark in the literary world, with big-hearted stories featuring tenderness, companionship and compassion rising to the top of the bestseller charts and infiltrating our reading. This was no surprise to us at Yellow Kite – […]

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Find Peace of Mind this Christmas

In The Gratitude Diaries, Janice Kaplan spent a year living gratefully, transforming her marriage, family life, work and health. Christmas is a time of year when despite (or because of) the holiday atmosphere, we can dissolve into stress and arguments. However, remaining grateful, calm and happy is possible! Try these tricks: Make a Gratitude Jar […]

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Groundhog

Apply the Wisdom of Groundhog Day to your New Year

This week at Yellow Kite, we have been inspired to turn a terrible year into a good one, by Paul Hannam’s new book, The Wisdom of Groundhog Day. If you haven’t already seen it, Bill Murray stars as Phil, the cynical, acerbic, and generally unpleasant weatherman. Caught in an endless time loop, Phil is doomed […]

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Thank You

Yellow Kite’s Gratitude Diary

Inspired by Janice Kaplan, through May the Yellow Kite team kept a Gratitude Diary to help us remember the little things that keep us smiling and stop us feeling overwhelmed with the less happy stuff! We highly recommend trying it out. Here’s what we came up with over two weeks: WEEK 1 Monday  Lizzi Jones: Today […]

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Future Tree

Some Peace of Mind for Mother’s Day

One of the lovely ideas for calm and meditation in Peace of Mind by Georgina Rogers is to draw a future tree. Starting with the tree outline, like in the image above, draw branches off full of your future plans, hopes and dreams. You can reflect on these as you do so and whenever you see it […]

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Umbrellas

Remaining grateful with Janice Kaplan

It’s easy to look at others and think how lucky they are, and sometimes finding the positives in our own lives can be hard. Success is often measured in tangible ways, and as we strive to achieve more and get more, we forget that it’s often the simple things that can bring us the most […]

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Gratitude Diaries

The Gratitude Diaries

It’s easy to look at others and think how lucky they are, and sometimes finding the positives in our own lives can be hard. Success is often measured in tangible ways, and as we strive to achieve more and get more, we forget that it’s often the simple things that can bring us the most […]

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