Emotional well being, mental health & personal development

Tag: mindfulness

Staying sane in an insane world

Staying sane in an insane world

I don’t know about you, but my sanity gets challenged on a daily basis.  I have often looked for the answer on how to stay sane in an insane world. Rude people, queues, money worries, relationship challenges – being a counsellor doesn’t mean that I’m […]

The ultimate meditation guide

The ultimate meditation guide

 The Ultimate Meditation Guide from Culinary Teas

The effects of mindfulness on emotional clarity

The effects of mindfulness on emotional clarity

For those of you whoa re interested in recent research into the effects of mindfulness on emotional clarity… Highlights • Mindfulness practice may help to develop skills that increase emotional clarity. • A systematic review yielded 17 pre–post intervention studies, totalling 894 participants. • Overall, the […]

Taking your mind to other places

Taking your mind to other places

Panic attacks don’t sound like a big deal when you are discussing them in public, but when you’re in the thick of one, it can feel like it’s the end of the world. They’re terrifying, debilitating and confusing and your body can react in a […]

The little things

The little things

Do you ever wonder if you overcomplicate your life? I know I do. I catastrophise and imagine what others are thinking and worry about worst case scenarios…it all adds up to a chaotic mind. A chaotic mind that forgets about the little things and leads […]

Getting through tough times

Getting through tough times

Currently I am in hospital and each day things swing up and down. I seem to improve in one aspect and then some new challenge will arise. Each day is a challenge and when life is tough, it’s extremely important to stay as mentally strong […]

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 Current and out-of-date.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 […]

Do these important things ASAP

Do these important things ASAP

Sometimes we bumble along and let life pass us by without doing anything that is really important to us. We become complacent and assume we will have many more days, weeks, years to fulfil our inner wishes and desires. Now imagine how you would change […]