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Using mindfulness

Using mindfulness

New Browser Window Imagine your mind can be compared to an internet browser. Our mind’s default mode is like a search engine’s function which searches the internetlooking for information. New and old. Useful and not useful. Current and out-of-date. Fact and opinion. Once our mind […]

Reduce anxiety with mindfulness

Reduce anxiety with mindfulness

Stay in the present moment When you are in your own mind, you tend to start worrying about all the possible problems that may arise. “What if” thinking is very common for all of us but it is wasted energy. Learn to stay in the […]

Gratitude and Mindfulness

Gratitude and Mindfulness

Gratitude and Mindfulness GRATITUDE There are two meta-attitudes that can significantly increase your happiness score. The first is gratitude. The miracle of gratitude is that it shifts your perception to such an extent that it changes the world you see. Before you practice gratitude, you […]

Tips for Mindfulness

Tips for Mindfulness

Practising mindfulness is essential if you want to stay sane and healthy. Too much stress and not enough down time can lead to long term health problems as well as anxiety and depression. Being mindful is difficult in a world where our attention is constantly […]

Mindfulness – the secrets

Mindfulness – the secrets

Very wise words….. “We have negative mental habits that come up over and over again. One of the most significant negative habits we should be aware of is that of constantly allowing our mind to run off into the future. Perhaps we got this from […]

4 core factors of mental strength

4 core factors of mental strength

Working on and being aware of the 4 core factors of mental strength can stand you in good stead when dealing with the harshness of life. These four components comprehensively cover what we need to be mentally strong in a world that tests our sanity […]

Anxiety in children and adults

Anxiety in children and adults

Information about anxiety: Anxiety is the most common problem for children and adults. Fear or worry at normal levels and frequency are helpful and adaptive because some situations are really dangerous. Worry can be a way of preparing for a situation. When that fear interferes […]

Good advice for navigating life

Good advice for navigating life

Advice for life   I am always pondering the meaning of life and why people do the things they do. I also try to learn the lessons life provides me from my experiences – good and bad. I came across Japanese Buddhist master Miyamoto Mushashi’s  rules of […]