Self ‘FULL’ Sunday – The Art of Self Care! 

Sunday June 30th, Radisson Blu Hotel Durham, 9.00 – 5.00 

Do you ever find yourself feeling guilty whenever you take a little time for you? It can be especially difficult when we have people in our lives who rely on us. But consider this, when we take time to look after our own needs and our own well being then we are far more able to give so much more back to those that we love most.

And this is what my Self ‘FULL’ Sundays are all about. Filling up your own energy well so that you can go back out into the world feeling a little more YOU! It’s not about being self’ish‘ it’s about being self’full. 


My next Self ‘FULL’ Sunday of 2019 is all about the ‘Art of Self Care’. I’ll be sharing some of the key lessons that I’ve learned about self care in the last nine years and how I’ve come to know that true self care is so much more than the occasional bubble bath or treating ourselves to a new haircut.
True authentic self care is about prioritizing our mental well being as well as our physical health. It’s about checking in with ourselves on a daily basis, connecting with our emotions and asking  ‘what do I need’?


As well as my 90min ‘Art of Self Care’ workshop, we will as usual be enjoying a peaceful walk along Durham’s beautiful riverside, indulging in a blissful restorative yoga session with the lovely Elaine Smith and finishing our day of wellness with a full afternoon enjoying the Radisson’s leisure suite including pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam. 

Take this opportunity to nourish body, mind and soul and to learn how to begin to cultivate a simple daily routine with TRUE SELF CARE at the very heart of everything you do.

Your day includes:


A 90 minute workshop with Paula focusing on the ‘Art of Self Care’.

A relaxing riverside walk with Paula taking in views of Durhams historic cathedral and surrounding countryside.

A gorgeous 60 min restorative yoga session with yoga expert Elaine Smith.

A delicious buffet style plant based lunch prepared fresh for us by the chefs at the Radisson Blu Hotel (see sample menu in FAQ below)

A full afternoon of rest and relaxation in the Radisson’s very own leisure suite including pool, sauna and jacuzzi. (Includes use of robe and towel and exclusive offers on any additional spa treatments). 

There will also be tea and coffee and light refreshments available on arrival and throughout the morning.

Total Price for the Day £75.00 

**Early bird offer of £65.00 if booked before 2nd June**

Payment must be made in full when booking/additional spa treatments not included but can be booked by contacting the spa direct

May I take this opportunity to thank you so very much for a truly amazing day yesterday. It was beyond my expectations and I can’t wait to  do it again.

Please also extend my thanks to Elaine for a really lovely yoga session. Hope to join you again soon and once again, many thanks.


Thank you Paula and Elaine for a wonderfully restorative day. I thoroughly enjoyed it and felt very chilled and revitalised after it.


Thank you Paula and Elaine. Lovely to meet you and I had a relaxing, enjoyable day. It’s helped me to cope with a difficult time of year.


Thank you Elaine and Paula for a relaxing day, lovely to meet some new people too. Highly recommended to anyone who is thinking of some time out.


Thank you Paula and Elaine for a truly restorative day. Sam and I really enjoyed it. I too now have a juicer on my Christmas list!




Can I still participate if I am new to yoga?

Yes, this will be a restorative yoga session which will be designed to accommodate all abilities.

What will I need to bring with me on the day?

You will need to wear something suitable for a relaxed walk (including appropriate footwear) and also to participate in the yoga session. You will also need to bring swimwear for use in the leisure facilities in the afternoon. Although yoga equipment will be supplied please do feel free to bring your own yoga mat should you wish.

Are you able to accommodate dietary requirements?

The buffet is being prepared fresh for us by the hotel. It will be a delicious plant based buffet but if you have any further dietary requirements then we will do our very best to accommodate them and ensure you have an enjoyable lunch. Should you wish to discuss this further then please don’t hesitate to get in touch. An example menu would include: avocado and sundried tomato wraps, hummus and Mediterranean vegetable wraps, vegetable samosas, leek and potato soup, seasoned wedges, salad and a chocolate and orange torte.

Am I able to book additional spa treatments?

Although spa treatments are not included in the price of the day you are more than welcome to add a little more indulgence to your afternoon by booking additional spa treatments. You will need to do this directly with the spa by calling them on 0191 372 7223 or head to their website for more details. Discounts are available on Spa treatments. Simply mention you are attending a Be Happy Be Bright Be You event on booking.

Where is the best place for me to park?

The hotel has a car park that can take up to 130 cars and is fairly reasonably priced (£5 for 8 hours). Alternatively you could also park at the Sands car park next to Freeman’s Quay leisure centre and cross over the bridge to the hotel entrance.

How far is the hotel from the train station?

The hotel is in central Durham down on the riverside. If you are arriving by train it will be roughly a 20-25min walk to the hotel or alternatively you could grab a taxi from the station itself which would only take around 10min.




Total Price for the Day £75.00 –

**Early Bird Offer of £65.00 if booked before June 2nd**


Payment must be made in full when booking/additional spa treatments not included but can be booked by contacting the spa direct

Disclaimer: Paula is a certified Health Coach who trained at the Institute of Intergrative Nutrition. She is not a medical practitioner, nutritionist or dietician. Any advice given during the coaching/workshop sessions should not be considered a medical diagnosis and/or treatment and should you have any concerns regarding your health Paula would always recommend consulting with your own doctor first. The information offered by Paula is intended to support, inspire and help guide you back to a place of wellness and balance.