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
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!
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.
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
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?
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.
Put your hand up if you suffer from the dreaded BELLY BLOAT! Come on, be honest…most of us girls suffer from it at some point in time, and often on a regular basis – we all have our “fat days”! There are many reasons why we become bloated, including diet, stress, a build up of toxins in the body, insufficient exercise etc. If you suffer … Read More Kick Start your Weight Loss Today
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