If you’ve opened up this article, I’m going to hazard a guess that you’re stuck in a rut of thinking negative thoughts and getting negative results. Maybe not terrible results – but not the results you want. And maybe you’re not totally down on yourself – but you find yourself being critical of the person in the mirror more than you’d like. Does this sound like you?
Every now and then we might find ourselves in a lousy mood. We jump up high and down low on a roller coaster of those mood swings. Whatever the reason may be, it's not a great idea to stay hostage by such a dreadful emotional state. If you have found yourself in a lousy mood right now and you wish to repair it try one of these mood-boosting tips.
Meditating can be as simple as you stopping for a few moments each day to just breathe. You could even do it whilst you boil the kettle, doing the dishes. Or just plonk yourself on the floor of the bathroom just before taking a shower. Or you could carve out ten minutes before you jump into bed each night or find ten minutes on your lunch break. The benefits of doing so far outweigh running round like a headless chicken, feel stressed or out of control!
By Joanna Hulin “Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” ― Catherine of Siena Be Who You Were Created to Be & You'll Set T... Read More...
I’m someone who manages a great deal of anxiety on any given day. This is my go-to tool for managing my inner drama so I can get back to enjoying life. Anyone can do this, no experience necessary. You don’t have to be a “meditator” or like doing it. It’s simple, short, and it works!
Have you ever had the experience where it seems a thought or a quote is following you around? You see it once and think, I love it. Then it pops up too many times for it to go unnoticed...
With the little strip of carpet between my bedroom wall and the end of my bed, I began my home yoga practice guided by YouTube videos and the reflection of myself in the floor-to-ceiling mirror of my closet. At first, I watched myself in the mirror as I moved through the poses because I wanted to make sure I was ‘doing it right.’ I wanted to perfect my poses so they could look as graceful as my yoga instructor on YouTube.
A few years ago, during a routine medical exam, my doctor found some abnormal cells – pre-cancerous, or what today would be called Stage Zero cancer. She recommended laser surgery to remove them. Even back then, I was very holistic and didn’t want surgery of any kind, even laser surgery, so I considered my alternatives.
Meditation is a core practice in a self-care regime. Self-care isn’t just about what we do, after all, it’s about our inner relationship to ourselves. I believe there’s a way to help meditation feel more loving — and less like a fight.
By Olessia Kantor “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow... Read More...
Even if things might not shine as brightly right now, it's temporary and everything inevitably will change, for the better. With that being said, let's liberate us from those prisons of being under the dark clouds of sadness because of momentary things, other people that might not make much sense, daily challenges, and other factors. When the going seems to get harder – just breathe and read the following...
Yoga is the ancient practice of connecting mind, breath, and body in order to discover true health and wellbeing. Yoga is deeply profound, all-powerful approach to living. Even though yoga dates back around 2,600 years, it is more prominent now than ever, and there are good reasons for that; Arguably, yoga is unlike anything else you will have ever tried before! There is no need for expensive equipment or special skills. It's simply about you discovering calmer, more joyful self.
The Most Powerful Thing You Can Do to Make Your Workday Less Stressful What I’ve learned over the years is that stress needs more than management. There are great techniques for dealing with pressure at work.
If you ever get the niggling feeling there must be more to life, and you’re not sure how to live a life that feels authentic – true to your own why here are a few things I remind myself of daily which might help
I wish I’d found a better way to manage my insomnia early in life. I can say this now because recently my attempts to improve my sleep have met with fair success. But in the years when I was prone to ferocious bouts of insomnia, the way out of my predicament was a mystery.