Tag: Depression

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3 Tips to Stop Being BUSY and Taking Back Your Life

There was a time when having leisure time despite work was seen as a status! People valued their time – and indeed saved/made time – for their family, friends and hobbies. Those who had time for business AND themselves? Well they were seen almost as Role Models. MY-OH-MY – how times have changed! Today, people almost brag about how BUSY they are and this … Read More 3 Tips to Stop Being BUSY and Taking Back Your Life

STRESS & HORMONES! How they impact our weight – and what we can do about it!

Recently I was invited to do a Facebook Live video presentation for a local group – What’s On In Our Backyard. The topic was “STRESS & HORMONES! How they impact your weight – and what we can do about it!” It got the attention of over 2000 people on Facebook, and I’ve been contacted by a number of people for more information and help, so … Read More STRESS & HORMONES! How they impact our weight – and what we can do about it!

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2015 – A Year of Healing, Growth & Transformation

With only a few hours left until we turn the page on another year, I find myself reflecting on my journey through the year that was 2015! A year that I knew right upfront would be about personal healing – I just didn’t realise how much healing, or that my entire life was to become so completely transformed over the next 365 days! If 2015 was to … Read More 2015 – A Year of Healing, Growth & Transformation

Bullying or Narcissistic Personality Disorder – and what’s the difference?

A person with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) displays patterns of deviant behaviour that can create carnage for those around them. NPD is NOT widely known or understood, and is often not diagnosed medically or psychologically, so the narcissistic behaviour often goes undetected – and the victim’s plight remains unrecognised! Narcissistic Victim Syndrome is abuse/bullying that has been caused by someone with this personality disorder, and victims tend to only seek help … Read More Bullying or Narcissistic Personality Disorder – and what’s the difference?

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To Give a F*^k, or NOT to Give a F*^k – that is the question!

WARNING! BUCKLE UP PEOPLE – THERE’S COLOURFUL LANGUAGE AHEAD! I became very well aware back in my 30’s that I apparently cared just a bit too much! Cared too much about what people felt, what they thought – about me and everything else, what bothered them, what other people thought, said and did to them/about them. I gave a F*^K about EVERY FUCKING THING – and more … Read More To Give a F*^k, or NOT to Give a F*^k – that is the question!

Getting Real About Depression! Lifestyle -v- Clinical Depression…there is a difference!

Society has become increasingly keen to put a label on just above everything these days, and not least of all in the area of Mental Health! As October is Mental Health Awareness Month, I wanted to share my thoughts and experiences to bring a little more clarity, REALITY and a fresh perspective to the subject of Anxiety, Stress and Depression…and to the “labelling” of people who … Read More Getting Real About Depression! Lifestyle -v- Clinical Depression…there is a difference!

Meditation 101 ~ it’s not just for Yogi’s & Woo-Woo Types

Meditation, Mantra’s and Chanting – it’s not just for Yogi’s and Woo-Woo types!
Modern neuroscience is now beginning to discover the relationship between the way words are used and the impact on the functioning of the mind. Find out more >>

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5 VALUABLE LIFE LESSONS FROM A REIKI MASTER

The Reiki principles or precepts (Japanese call these gokai, pronounced go-kie) are rules of conduct, which are valuable for teaching you the spiritual discipline of Reiki. They will help you develop and live your daily life in a sensible or suitable way, as well as give you direction for your own spiritual journey.

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5 Tips To Taking Back Your Life!

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!

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That Moment When You Find Out Your Son Has Died! A very personal message from me….

Today I am writing one of the saddest and most difficult articles I have ever written in my entire life – and it’s an extremely personal one! This time last week started out as any normal Monday does – checking and replying to emails, writing upcoming articles to share with you girls (and guys) and just generally getting organised for the week ahead – … Read More That Moment When You Find Out Your Son Has Died! A very personal message from me….

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4 GOOD REASONS TO LIVE A HEALTHY 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

Finding Meaning in Movement

Recently I “fell over” an article written by Psychologist, Clay Routledge, Ph.D. which raises the question….might we finally see Doctors, Psychiatrists and the like, pulling out their prescription pad and instead prescribing medication, in fact prescribing physical activity?