Get Happy with Mindfulness

You may have heard of mindfulness and thought it was only about being calm or helping you deal with stress. But did you know that mindfulness can help you lift your mood and become a happier person more of the time? It’s easy to get stuck in a negative mindset and stay focused on theContinue reading “Get Happy with Mindfulness”

Ways to Become a Calmer Person

We hear a lot about how to be calm and why calmness is essential. But why?! What does “calm” really do for someone? If you’re feeling like being calm gets in the way of your motivation and achievement-focused mentality, you’re not alone. I am currently feeling a little stressed at the thought of returning to EnglandContinue reading “Ways to Become a Calmer Person”

5 Things You Can Do Today to Start Using Affirmations in Your Life

Affirmations are a powerful way to help you reach your goals. They can build optimism and turn around a negative mindset. And they work most effectively if you repeat them until they become part of your self-talk. I am currently working through a couple of motivational classic books which both stress the power of affirmations:Continue reading “5 Things You Can Do Today to Start Using Affirmations in Your Life”

5 Things You Can Be Hopeful About Even When It Looks as if All is Lost

In April of this year I had a bad case of Covid 19. It wasn’t bad enough to put me in hospital though it got close; I had a nurse come to my apartment for 5 evenings to administer an intravenous drip and my temperature spiked at 42 Celsius, making me hallucinate. I am currentlyContinue reading “5 Things You Can Be Hopeful About Even When It Looks as if All is Lost”

Covid – wow!

I didn’t realise the longer term effects it could have. I haven’t written or published anything on my blog in the two months since I had it. Always tired and lacking focus. Now is the time to ‘get back in the saddle’. I still remember the start. Friday 2nd April I went out with someContinue reading “Covid – wow!”

The Benefit of Accepting Those You Don’t Like and How to Get Started

Let’s face it, you’re not going to like everyone. Sometimes the feeling is mutual. We meet someone who just rubs us up the wrong way. You’re instant rivals, right down to the barely suppressed sneer and curled lip. Other times it’s not quite so dramatic. You might be making every effort to build a relationship,Continue reading “The Benefit of Accepting Those You Don’t Like and How to Get Started”

7 Secrets to Stepping into Your Spirituality

In today’s world, it’s easy to neglect the spiritual. In our modern age, haven’t we evolved beyond the need for such things? I grew up in a very traditional Catholic household; Catholic schools, church, choir etc. I think I have an innate sense of Spirituality even though I no longer ‘practice’ my Religion. I stillContinue reading “7 Secrets to Stepping into Your Spirituality”

How Using Meditation Can Relieve and Decrease Loneliness

“Loneliness is just a word, So I’ve been told. Loneliness becomes a world, that’s very cold.” Chicago Loneliness is an increasing symptom of modern life. As people have become more connected by technology, there’s less time to stay connected with friends and loved ones in real-time. That can lead to emotional exhaustion and burnout. IfContinue reading “How Using Meditation Can Relieve and Decrease Loneliness”

5 Tips for Getting Out of a Rut and Starting Fresh

If you feel like life has become predictable, unfulfilling, and boring, maybe it’s time for a fresh start. Deciding to make a change doesn’t mean you have to turn your life upside down, but it is an opportunity to stand back and revise your current way of life. Whether it’s a lifestyle, location, or careerContinue reading “5 Tips for Getting Out of a Rut and Starting Fresh”

4 Steps to Controlling Your Anger Triggers

Do you ever get angry and then hate yourself for it? Everyone has their own little quirks. Things that make them irritated, frustrating, or downright angry. You could probably list your own triggers right now—little stuff like clutter or having to wait around. Maybe you can’t stand a particular word or phrase, or you findContinue reading “4 Steps to Controlling Your Anger Triggers”