Posts Tagged ‘stress’

The Art Of Rest – Part 1: Calm Your Mind

As many of you know, I’m in the process of taking an extended sabbatical to focus on extreme self care and mastering the Art of Rest. During this important quest, I’m discovering that I have very little in my tool kit to master my body and my mind (believe it or not, even after significant studies…

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Do you want to experience a radical change?

Do you want to experience a radical change? Want to experience a radical change in your approach to life? Are you curious? Meditate Yes, you read correctly. Meditate. I resisted meditation for so many years – I thought it was for monks! But then… life happened. After a major surgery in January 2010, I suddenly…

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Turning Grief into Gratitude

It’s been 3 months now since the sudden death of my beloved uncle. The sadness and grief is beginning to transform into greater love and gratitude. When I feel a wave of grief arising, I feel it, allow it, and I reframe it as all the love I want to give him, but cannot. All…

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How to get a handle on Stress

Do you think stress is good or bad? Do you wish you could get a better handle on stress in your own life? Stress is often given a bad rap.. and for good reason: too much stress can lead to serious health repercussions – mentally, emotionally and physically. But here’s the thing: stress is actually not…

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The ABC of Self Care

Over the past 2 weeks, I’ve learned the ABC of Self Care and undertaken a major life overhaul. The catalyst for this change came when I was interviewing a remarkable young man for a podcast interview and whilst he was describing the 12 steps program of AA, I came to recognise that I had my…

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How To Manage Stress With Ten Mindful Tips

During times of great uncertainty and transition, stress can get the better of us. It’s during these times that we need to be most kind toward ourselves, so that we may in turn share that same tenderness and generosity with others. Below, I share ten tips to help you manage stress with mindfulness. Regardless of what causes your stress,…

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How to get unstuck from anxiety and stress with 5 minute ‘resets’

During this crazy time of unprecedented changes and significant uncertainty, it’s key to have some stress-reducing strategies available that work quickly and effectively to help you hit the ‘reset’ button, whether you’re back in the workplace or working from home. Here’s why: struggling with chronic worry or stress gets in the way of being able to effectively…

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Positive mental health support for the workplace

As humans, we aspire to be independent and in relative control of our lives to lead a happy life. Suddenly, we find ourselves in today’s pandemic world, and our regular lifestyle is significantly interrupted, we can feel ‘out of control.’ Additionally, whether we realised it before or not, our global interdependence and connectedness is amplified…

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What’s the opportunity in this adversity?

Surely there has to be a different way, a better way to make sense and use of what’s going on in the world today. Whilst challenging in numerous ways, the quarantine is forcing us to turn inwards. This is an opportunity to spend time attuning to the inner voice within, and maybe even begin healing yourself.…

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The Body Never Lies

  I was asked in a workshop recently ‘what advice would you give your younger self?’ My response was: ‘listen to your instincts, and listen to your body!’ I’m thankful to now know that our body is wise beyond our rational comprehension. I’ve learned if something doesn’t feel right, it’s because it’s not right!!! Do…

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