From childhood and throughout adulthood our thoughts, behaviours, beliefs and values are shaped, they sit in our subconscious mind. These brain programs are the foundation to everything we do, how we think, what we say, and how we act. For the most part this is helpful, however, our primitive brain will continue to use information that is not reality, and no longer helpful. It … Read More How to stop your brain hijacking your happiness
When we take pleasure in the things that bring us joy, the things that make us laugh, smile, or sigh with heartfelt warmth, that is the simplest form of gratitude. Gratitude brings many gifts to our lives; which could be beneficial to one or more of emotional, spiritual, physical, and mental health and wellbeing. Showing and feeling gratitude can occur at a subconscious level, or may … Read More The Gift of Gratitude
When did you stop noticing the wonderful things around you, within you, and beside you? When did you stop dancing? If you’re life is mainly rushing by at a 100 miles an hour, and you’re somehow just not content or happy with you lot, my friend, you need to explore the wonderful world of mindfulness.
Most of us are not getting enough sleep, but it’s more complex than you might think. Some of the facts around sleep, and its role on our health and wellbeing, are still a mystery, even to scientists. The Daily Mirror reported that one survey found that “Nearly a third of the population are suffering from insomnia which is affecting their health”. This survey of … Read More Sleep: Are you getting enough quality zzz’s?
In our busy lives it’s easy to get out of balance. We may focus too much energy on a particular aspect of life, whilst not paying enough attention to the other important areas of life. This is known as our ‘life balance’ This week’s blog takes a peek at the warning signs when life balance is not in play, and gives a practical tool for you to … Read More Finding Life Balance
Crystal therapy is one of the energy healing therapies and has been used for centuries. Whilst some may still dismiss holistic therapies such as crystal therapy, there’s no denying the power of the energy that sits within and around us. Crystals have been used for centuries to heal and relax.
EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) is part of a therapy suite known as ‘energy psychology’. Made popular in the Western world by Gary Craig, this amazing technique has thousands of case studies where people have healed emotional, physical and mental illnesses. Here I talk about where it came from, what it is and how it works.
I first came across the works of Meik Wiking a couple of years ago when he released ‘The little book of Hygge’ (or hoo ga). This is a man who heads up the Happiness Research Institute, what a job! This week’s blog takes a look at what a Lekke lifestyle has to offer us in, is finding happiness really that easy?
When life is busy, or all of your energy is focused on a particular aspect of life, it’s easy to find yourself out of balance, and not paying enough attention to the other important areas of life. This is known as our ‘life balance’. This week’s blog takes a practical look at checking where you are with your life balance, and an easy … Read More Balance Your Life
Human happiness is a fascinating topic, and not least the dimensions of our being that contribute to said happiness. I have spent (at least) the last 35 years intrigued with the human mind, both my own and others. I’ve read countless books, articles and papers. I’ve pondered and chewed over what it is that makes some people happy with so little, and others who … Read More Build a Strong Mind
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All of my stories are true; my life, experiences, and what I’ve learnt. I’m a work-in-progress, I’m not perfect but I’m listening and learning along the way. What does hope mean to you? For me it means there’s a chance. It means I believe there’s a chance, a way, that things can be different or that I can see things differently. It’s means there’s … Read More Once upon a time, there was me… Part 3