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2504, 2017

A new way of looking at Positivity

By |April 25th, 2017|Mental Health, neuroscience, Positivity|0 Comments

There’s so much talk around about the concept of positivity that it’s easy to understand how people can get tired of hearing about how they should think more positively. It’s become a bit of a cliché, really.

You hear phrases and platitudes almost constantly: “Think more positive”, “Look at the bright side”, “There’s always a silver […]

106, 2015

Positivity – Loving yourself first

By |June 1st, 2015|Goal Setting, Mental Health, Positivity, Self care, Self-Esteem, Weight management, Wellness|0 Comments

When Ashleigh sent me her contribution to the positivity series my immediate thought was of how brave she was to share her story. She has overcome a lot and has learned to recognise and love who she is as a person, underneath the masks that she has carried for a long time. I know first […]

2805, 2015

The way you look at things

By |May 28th, 2015|Mental Health, Positivity, Self-Esteem|2 Comments

Have you ever found yourself automatically thinking about the worst thing possible about something that has gone wrong in your life? Inside your head you immediately hear things like, “what were you thinking, you know you’re stupid”, or “nothing ever works out for me”. You don’t have to put up with things like this forever. There […]

2705, 2015

How positivity changed my life – Part 2

By |May 27th, 2015|Mental Health, Positivity, Self care, Self-Esteem, Spirit, Wellness|0 Comments

Chelle is back today to share the remainder of her story – how she has triumphed over her early life experiences and created a life she loves and can be proud of. She has found her purpose and passion and is turning it into a life full of self-love.

 

In February 2012 I was introduced to […]

2605, 2015

How being positive changed my life – Part 1

By |May 26th, 2015|Mental Health, Positivity, Self care, Self-Esteem, Spirit, Wellness|0 Comments

As a child your mind is plastic. Very plastic. Which means that it’s easily influenced and changeable. So when you’re told certain things again and again, you hear messages about how you’re supposed to think and feel. Every time you hear these messages they are reinforced and as you grow older they become set.

Today I’d […]

1205, 2015

Insignificant grains of sand

By |May 12th, 2015|Grief, Mental Health, Positivity, Self care, Wellness|0 Comments

Life can be a fragile balance of emotions. One minute things are sweetness and light, and the next they are deep and dark. The emotions associated with each can create a rollercoaster of chaotic thoughts that send you into a spin. It’s often difficult to even decipher what you’re feeling and actually managing the thoughts […]

2012, 2014

Speak your Truth

By |December 20th, 2014|Mental Health, Self care, Spirit, Stress, Wellness|2 Comments

Do you ever feel like you need to stay quiet to keep the peace? Do you feel like you can’t let people know how you feel? Do you ever wonder what actually happens within yourself when you hold your tongue and refrain from speaking the things that are important to you?

I want to share this […]

2311, 2014

Stress and Movement

By |November 23rd, 2014|Mental Health, neuroscience, Stress, Weight management|0 Comments

Movement.

Moving your body.

Do you do it? How often and what kind do you do? What kinds of movement are there?

In no particular order, let’s list just a few things as they come into my head …

Walking, running, sex, yoga, tai chi, weight lifting, boxing, self-defense, dancing, gardening, swimming, ball games, playing chasey, creating a snow […]

2011, 2014

The relaxation response

By |November 20th, 2014|Mental Health, neuroscience, Stress, Wellness|0 Comments

In this series you’ve heard a lot about the stress response. We’ve talked about it so much that you’re all probably sick of hearing about it! It’s incredibly important that you understand how it works because this knowledge will assist you in managing your stress in a way that works for you. If you’ve been […]

1811, 2014

Stress and Sleep, Part 3

By |November 18th, 2014|Mental Health, neuroscience, Self care, Stress|0 Comments

We made it! Here is Linda’s final article on stress and sleep. She explores some strategies to help you regulate your sleep patterns and ultimately reduce your stress levels by lowering the cortisol in your system. As always, if you have any questions or comments for Linda or I, please feel free to comment below!
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