It is said that you are the average of the five people that you spend the most time with. So what if you surround yourself with empowering people? People you hang out with do matter for your wellbeing and personal development. It’s important to think about whom you are spending your time with, as they will directly influence who you are as a person and therefore what you can achieve. There are different kinds of friends, those who inspire you and those that drain you.
We all know about the health benefits of practicing yoga positions or asanas. But one inspiring girl also uses them to convey a powerful message. You probably won't have heard of Heidi Williams unless you are a social media-loving yogi, but you should know who she is as she and her beautiful yoga positions are a total inspiration to us all. American yogi Heidi is a survivor of rape, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and depression. She turned to yoga to help her try and take
Have you ever wondered if the people you surround yourself with are your true friends? Here are some things to help you know for sure. When we are younger we believe the more friends we have, the more popular we look and ultimately the happier we will be. But as we get older, start working and have busier lives, we realize that actually what is more important is the quality of the friends we have. Below are qualities you will notice if you have true
Yoga breathing techniques, also known as Pranayamas, can be practiced not only in a yoga class but also during meditation or your working day. In the world of yoga, pranayama is the life force so learning how to control it is essential not only for practicing yoga but also for helping you in stressful situations. These yoga breathing techniques can help calm the mind, which in turn will help if you are having a stressful time at work on in your personal life. Yoga breathing
If we all ate the perfect diet and had our five portions of organic fruit and vegetables, it’s highly unlikely we would suffer from nutrient deficiencies. However, this does not generally happen because things get in the way. It’s often hard for some to incorporate five portions into their diet, and to eat organically is expensive. There is even some discussion that we should actually be eating ten portions of fruit and vegetables per day. So it is safe to assume that we are probably
Want to have a healthy heart? Then you may want to learn from these indigenous people in Bolivia, who are thought to have the world’s healthiest hearts. Life has completely changed for those of us who live in the West. We can suddenly decide we want Thai food for dinner, go to the supermarket and buy coconuts from Malaysia, Green curry paste from Thailand and rice from India. We have the world at our fingertips, quite literally thanks to smartphones and the internet. Diseases such
The mystery of the psychology of attraction is that we never know when and who we are going to end up falling in love with. We don’t know if we are lucky enough for it to happen more than once, or as some believe we only actually have one true love. The romantics among us believe that when we do meet that person, everything just fits into the right place. Like 2 missing jigsaw pieces slotting together. According to the psychology of attraction based on
There are some natural painkillers you can easily use at home. Let’s find out what nature has to offer for pain relief. It is safe to say that even now we still don’t know the effect certain drugs have on the body and mind. There is a huge debate in Australia about vaccinating young children and many parents are choosing not to because they are concerned about the effects they have on their children. Natural medicine has been around a lot longer than conventional medicines