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No time to Meditate? Do it while out walking

Hiking in nature is perhaps the healthiest activity available, rejuvenating the soul, challenging our bodies, and quietening our minds. Whether you’re planning a trek through the woods, a strenuous mountain climb, or just an afternoon wander along the coast why not incorporate some meditation whilst grounding yourself in nature? “A walk in nature walks the soul back home.“ – Mary Davis. How to meditate whilst out walking …

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5 Tips for a Good Morning Routine

A solid morning routine has long been the backbone of my self-care practice. As someone who deals with depression and anxiety, it makes a noticeable difference in my mental health (and I definitely feel an even bigger difference when I skip it). You don’t have to take my word for it, though. Therapists will be quick to tell you the mental health benefits of starting your day this…

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How to motivate yourself for implementing self-improvement

When reaching for a big goal, self-motivation plays a key role. But making a change in your life requires persistence, and many of us find it difficult to stay motivated over time. Doing these 5 tips will help self motivate you to overcome any bumps, develop mental toughness, improve your focus on your goals, and keep you on a steady path toward success. 1) Surround yourself with like minded people;…

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Wellness! It’s not about being perfect

People often think that when a friend or relative is finding wellness in their life, they are pretending to be perfect but that is certainly not the case and it’s their lack of knowledge in the area which causes this perception.  When we think of wellness we must view it as a holistic integration of physical, mental, and spiritual well-being, fueling the body, engaging the…

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Happy Winter Solstice Day! How to celebrate it!

Today, Monday 21st, December is known as Winter Solstice Day  In many traditions, Winter Solstice, also known as Midwinter and/or the Festival of Yule, is a time for rituals and mystical celebrations in anticipation of the sun’s return. In a sense, this was a turning point in the battle of dark versus light in the world. As the shortest day of the year, we will…

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How to Stop Negative Thinking in its tracks! 

The human mind is constantly thinking and imagining, sometimes about happy and positive things, but we also have automatic negative thoughts most of the time too! Dr. Daniel G. Amen, a psychiatrist, physician and author, calls this type of negative thinking ANTs (Automatic Negative Thoughts). He says that ANTs are “cynical, gloomy, and complaining thoughts that just seem to keep coming all by themselves”. They pop up in our…

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When life has a funny way of showing you what’s important!

When I was 34 years old I was viewed as a very successful businesswoman. Running an online distributing business, employing staff, just finished a BBS, and had a “perfect” family. So far so good, right? And now, here comes the truth… My career was super stressful and I was running around like a headless chicken, family time was non-existence, I spent way too much time…

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