Jenny grew up in the Peak District but now lives in the less scenic but more exciting Manchester. She recently graduated from the University of Manchester with a BA in Archaeology and also works part time as an Archaeologist. Along with archaeology Jenny also is a published artist, a music fan, avid gardener and loves cooking. She has worked with environmental activism groups organising events and designing hand-outs, and runs an archaeology themed podcast available on Spotify. Her work with the MA is centred on connecting with members and participants, and widening access.

Mindfully Living

Mindful Living

Two weeks have passed now since my first mindfulness course and I’m reflecting now on how the course has impacted my life. I can definitely see that I am becoming more mindful, particularly when it comes to being reactive. I’ve been noticing that when events happen which cause me to feel a rise in emotions…

becoming mindful

Becoming Mindful

Hi There, welcome back to my Mindful Futures blog! Over the weekend I took part in my first ever mindfulness course, the level one being present. I really enjoyed myself, admittedly more than I was expecting to. I think my dog also quite enjoyed it, she spent the first day sat by my side snoozing…

let it be

Let It Be

Back again staring at the empty word document but with a better idea of how to write a blog this time! I’ve been moving house this week from my little student house in the city to somewhere much nicer. This has simultaneously been very exciting and immensely stressful, there’s a huge element of lack of…

introductions

Introductions

I have spent this morning staring at a blank screen wondering what to write and why it is so difficult for us to write about ourselves. I’m sure it’s something anyone reading this can empathise with, from personal statements and cover letters to personal blogs like this one, it can be really hard to get…