Some of the most influential people in history have kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for posterity, and a cathartic release for the people writing them. Journaling, or the process of recording one’s innermost thoughts, hopes, fears, and desires, is a form of self-expression that leads to all-around better understanding.
This is the first time that I’ve written since my youngest son passed away suddenly and unexpectedly 6 months ago. To say that the tragedy of his death changed my life forever would be an understatement! It shook me and our family to the very core and it’s taken us all a little while to “get our heads around” what happened, try to come to terms with it, and work out what to … Read More 5 Tips To Taking Back Your Life!
We all know that living a healthy life is the Hot Topic right now – eating a balanced diet, exercising regularly and managing stress effectively is on everyone’s lips. BUT did you know that making these healthy choices every day can affect more than just your physical appearance – it can also increase both the length and quality of your life by boosting your … Read More 4 GOOD REASONS TO LIVE A HEALTHY LIFE
Remember exploring your senses back in school? Grown ups can take a tip from their school lessons by revisiting the senses and learning how they can help us prevent stress overload. Try some of these exercises to identify the sensory experiences that work quickly and effectively to reduce stress for you.
As the song says, “there’s a fine line between pleasure and pain” – and these are the two main reasons why people make a change… PLEASURE – they see something they want (or want more of), and they go out of their way to get it, and PAIN – they are in, or get to a place they cannot stand for one more minute, … Read More 5 Signs that it’s Time for a Change
The other day I was reading up on Stress and came across a really interesting one written by Dr Mark Hyman that certainly put things into perspective (for me anyway). In the fast paced world that we live in these days, it is something that everyone experiences at some point in time – and some of us know it more intimately than others, but have you ever thought about … Read More 5 Ways to Beat Stress