Posts Tagged ‘mental health’

Is Christmas a time of year you look forward to or dread? This month you will learn ways of actually enjoying the ‘silly’ season without the stress. Here are some straight forward strategies for surviving Christmas with minimum stress. So, let’s get started. 1. Learn from the Season In the summer in the southern hemisphere,…

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Let’s put a spot light on our own negative thinking. Our mind is our sacred space. We can close the windows and darken our space, or we can open the windows and let light in. Light or dark? Bitter or better? It’s our choice. The sun is always shining on some part of our life…

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Are Bad Habits and Unhealthy Thinking Taking Control Of Your Life? Try Mindfulness… Download this article here. Have you ever been on a train that is stationary at the platform and felt as though you were already moving because the train next to you started to pull away? That is how we often experience our thinking.…

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Download this article here. Meditation is an exercise in mindfulness. Despite what you may think, it doesn’t need to be hard and won’t require you to fit something else into your already busy schedule. If you can take between 4-16 minutes* each day to sit and meditate or be guided through a relaxing visualisation then I would…

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Download this article here. Are you living your life on autopilot never pausing to consider who’s in charge of your thoughts? Do you sometimes wonder why you react the way you do to things that happen around or to you? Well the good news is that it’s not you… it’s just your brain! Or more…

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Download this article here. How much stress are you carrying around right now? Do you feel burdened by life’s unpredictable circumstances or your own emotional concerns? Where’s your mojo and zest for life? Regaining your mojo and becoming happier starts with letting go of worry and stress.  I learned this the hard way in my…

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I invite you to take a close look at your thinking – the quality of your thoughts, the content of your thoughts, the impact of your thoughts… on your beliefs, your words, your actions, your health. Through my experiences with cancer, I have become keenly aware of how my thoughts impact my overall mental, emotional…

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Anxiety may have multiple causes, such as your environmental factors, stress, genetics, or substance abuse.  Fear can be triggered by external objects or situations. Our reaction to fear manifests in anxiety, an internal vague feelings that “something bad is going to happen”. Our internal, negative self-talk supports our feelings that the “worst is going to…

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