We live in extremely challenging times at the moment both as individuals and as a global community dealing with uncertainty and fear for ourselves but also those we love. How do we deal with uncertainty? Is it even possible to find inner peace during these trying times?
Is there a wrong way to breathe during meditation? Mindfulness meditation is an amazing way to create awareness of our surroundings and find a sense of peace within our lives. Those who are beginners in this practice often get distracted thinking about their breathing. They wonder if they should breathe as they normally would or if they need to breathe a specific way.
Have you ever experienced standing amid a raging storm, an emotional storm that is? How did you find the calm space in your mind and stepped outside of that emotional tornado? How can we have better reactions to the events in our life that we can't control? How do we stop being emotionally allergic to everything?
How do you build a strong love relationship? What are the most important things in a relationship? And how do you increase intimacy in a relationship? We glad you've asked because there are five ways you can build a strong intimate and long-lasting relationship.
As more people around the plant are being asked to help halt the spread of the coronavirus, we have frequently been told to practice social distancing. And here are the five life-lessons social distancing can teach us.
Are you living the life you’ve always wished for? Or have you seamlessly settled into the status quo? Have you ever struggled in your past relationships, not knowing what went wrong or what could have been fixed? Are you still searching for answers? Look no further and, please, grab yourself a cup of tea and read on, because Ronald J. Frederick Ph.D. is about to teach us how we can reprogram our mind for stronger relationships.
According to Forbes, a recent study says that more than half of Americans report feeling unhappy in their jobs. Many don’t know what to do about it and feel confused about their overall career and life direction. These statistics are understandable. It’s hard to know what you think or feel about work when you’re burnt out, pummeled with other tasks, thoughts, and interactions all day long. Most days, we’re lucky if we actually sit down and eat dinner, let alone contemplate existential questions or reflect on our busy lifestyles. If we didn’t slot it into the calendar or don’t get a pop-up notification, we may never consider doing it at all.
Creativity is very specific to humans and many of the most important and interesting things in humanity are the outcome of creative endeavor: languages, arts, science, culture, etc (Csikszenmihalyi, 2013). But what does it mean to be creative in the age of technology and constant rapid change?
Life is full of unexpected twists and turns – and sometimes tornadoes - that propel you into tiny split shards and broken pieces you never imagined you’d find yourself in. I've learned that pain is real, and so is hope.
The importance of hobbies for stress release is evident - when we struggle to find time for ourselves and recharge, our stress levels are off the charts, that's when it's crucial to slow down and seriously consider developing new interests and finding relaxing hobbies for stress release. Once you have found an activity that you are truly passionate about, it will be easier for you to take a step back from the stresses and strains of daily life. It might take a while, but eventually, you are sure to find something suitable and focus on that. Below are five hobbies that I tried and found wonderful for reducing stress levels!
I've learned that feeling shitty from time to time is okay, but I also learned that I needed to change that state of being. Am not here to kid around and claim that I got it all sorted and figured out, on a contrary, am on a journey and I hope we could exchange some ideas in the comment section below on changing patterns, paying attention to what we need to do in order to feel more joyful, self-aware, fulfilled, and present. Let's kick things off with asking these three questions.
From a young age, we've been told to whenever we get frustrated or stressed to take a deep breath and calm down. Indeed, the slow inhale and exhale helped us release tension and relieve the stress that we were experiencing at that moment. What we didn't understand as kids, and what more researchers come to affirm, is that our breath is one of the powerful master keys into unlocking mental clarity and stillness of the mind. It is possible to breathe your way to inner calm and peace.
Is your home an oasis of calm that brings a sense of relaxation at the end of the hard day at work? How can you create a positive and calm atmosphere at home? This can sometimes be a challenge when you have children playing and a wide variety of personalities to balance. But matter how busy your life can get sometimes, there are always effective ways to bring about an aura of calm and peace to your family home. Creating an ambiance of fun, you must balance fun and spontaneity with moments of quiet.
If you feel like your life is getting out of hand and you constantly feel anxious, stressed and absentminded, don’t worry, you’re not alone. However, if you want to break the pattern and become one of those centered and Zen people, here are some of the things you can do for yourself every day to make you feel more at ease.
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?
Why do we get stuck and unhappy in life? The ability to quiet a busy mind isn’t as impossible as most people think. However, we tend to believe that this is just ‘the way we are’ and feel stuck living our lives with a constant stream of thought, one after another, after another. We don’t consider there is a better, less stressful and more peaceful way to live. But there is.
There are a lot of times in your life where things do not go your way. Every person has different criteria and way of dealing with things. Some get out of trouble without having to even ask for help; while others may suffer so much that they start getting bouts of depression marked by periods of anxiety and inner turmoil. There are multiple ways to battle depression and live a healthy life, and even though depression affects all of us differently, it has its effects more on a creative person.