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Why Mindfulness is the Ultimate Key to Your Stress-Free Life

It's very likely that you've heard the term 'mindfulness' before because in recent years it's been mentioned more often on TV, radio, and magazines –– because Westerns have discovered the powerful potential of this simple daily practice, which has its origins in Eastern traditions. So what is Mindfulness in a nutshell and how can we practice it in order to lead a stress-free life?... Read More...

The Power of a Positive NO & How it Changes Your Life for the Better

Saying ‘no’ is difficult even when it's a positive NO. We are so used to saying yes to a lot of things and coming up with excuses when we should have just said no. There are people you feel like you can never say no to such as close friends, your boss or even your family. However, it is high time you learned that sometimes declining to do things will bring a positive impact on your life. It can enable you to achieve your dreams and become more successful in life.... Read More...

How to Save Yourself From Drowning in Other People’s Expectations

In the last few years, we have heard the term Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) more and more in popular culture. An estimated 1 in 5 people have the SPS (Sensory Processing Sensitivity) trait, which is the scientific term behind the more colloquial term Highly Sensitive Person, popularized by Dr. Elaine Aron’s groundbreaking book of the same name. If you have the SPS trait and are an HSP, you are hardwired to notice subtleties that other people miss. You are also highly tuned in to other people’s emotions and moods.... Read More...

7 Urgent Things You Should Know about Sunscreens

Of course, it is vital to protect our skin from the damaging effects of the sun. But what is it that we should know about our sunscreens? Well, it’s estimated that the number of people being diagnosed with skin cancer in the UK alone has increased fivefold in just 40 years. That’s a frightening statistic and should get us all reaching for sunscreen. But did you know that most sunscreens are actually bad for your skin – and your overall health?!... Read More...

How to Respond When Your Parents Hurt Your Feelings

We've all been there when our parents would say or do something that hurt our feelings. But do our parents mean those hurtful things they say? One thing for sure is that being a good parent means always protecting your kids from harm and the last person that should hurt you, is your parent. But it happens sometimes, unfortunately. And here's something that you CAN do about it.... Read More...

This is Why ALL Relationships Move at The Speed of Trust

On the first date, the most common scene in the western world is of two people, sitting across from each other, sizing each other up. “Is this person different than the others?” At least, is he/she different than the others who hurt me or who never earned my trust? Trust and faith in the other person are essential for more reasons than you might think.... Read More...

What Can Help When You Cope With a Chronic Condition?

Anyone who’s faced chronic illness – whether your own or that of a loved one – will know how it disrupts life at its core. It causes stress and anxiety. It makes you feel tired. It affects your physical abilities, independence, and appearance. Even though the condition is long-term, you never really get used to it. As a matter of fact, you shouldn’t be forced to get accustomed to living your life half-way through.... Read More...

The Life-Changing Magic of Validating Your Feelings

Growing up, I developed a deep need for validation. Validation of my feelings. I’m assuming this is the same for most children: we look to our parents and other people around us for guidance. We are praised for doing things “right” and told off for doing things “wrong.” I’d say that most of us are raised with a binary view of the world: it is good and that is bad. It is normal and abnormal. Appropriate and inappropriate. And those seem clear cut – only that they aren’t and growing up we are always trying to figure out what is expected of us and it can feel like walking a tightrope.... Read More...

How to Have a Strong Emotional Core When You Have No Time for a Morning Routine

“Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition.”  – W. H. Auden Tim Ferriss believes that morning routines should be strictly followed, to avoid wasting time thinking. He shared time in again that "in the morning and elsewhere, the more constraints I can create where I fly on autopilot and get a result I need or enjoy, the more horsepower, the more calories I have to allocate to being creative, and to doing things where thinking should actually be applied."... Read More...

Why you Should Visit Paros for Tranquility and Peace

If you are preparing for a holiday and want to enjoy a much-needed peace and quiet to recharge your batteries – you could be looking through a thousand of different destination options and not quite sure where to go as yet.  The Greek island of Paros is one that is perfect for some tranquility giving you time to relax. In this article, we discuss some of its lovely attributes.... Read More...

How to Quickly Get Into Recovery Mindset and Heal Yourself

One of the most difficult aspects of life is dealing with a sudden diagnosis of a serious illness or injury. Despite your setback, you may feel like you have to continue with everyday tasks - and it feels that if you slow down, the whole world would crumble. However, there’s a hard truth you need to hear: you can’t perform at your best if you’re health is at your worst. You need to get into recovery mindset.... Read More...
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4 Alternative Ways to Work in the 21st Century

We live in an ever-changing world and as the digital age progresses, there are even more opportunities for people to have careers that are drastically different from jobs in the past. Technology has enabled us to work remotely from anywhere in the world, as well as changing how we communicate and process information. Here is a guide to some alternative career paths that are open to 21st-century people.... Read More...

6 Reasons Why Camping is Good for Your Health

One of the best ways for you to immerse yourself in the bounties of nature and rejuvenate your soul is to go on a camping trip. Whether you are an adrenaline junkie or a seeker of tranquillity and peace, you can customize a camping trip to suit your needs. Go camping to revel in your independence from day-to-day technology. Be free from the constraints of the modern world, and celebrate yourself on this beautiful planet we all call home.... Read More...

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