How to Be More Grateful and Feel Happier with What You Have

By |2020-02-20T20:58:46+03:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Sometimes in life, everything strikes at once. What can you do when life doesn't only dole out lemons — it pitches them speedball-style at your head? You can't change some external circumstances, no matter how hard you try. But you can practice mindfulness and feel more grateful for what you do have. These little rituals can help you be more grateful and happy to keep your balance when life leaves you teetering at the edge. 1. Visualize a Happy Memory Your breath doesn't abandon you,

5 Effective Grounding Techniques for Anxiety and Stress

By |2020-03-25T17:53:06+03:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

With an increase in mental diseases and the awareness of mental health increasing, a term that we often come across is grounding. Is it really possible to ease things like anxiety or depression with grounding techniques? While to many, it may sound like yoga mumbo jumbo, it is an amazing way to find your way back if you're going through immense stress. I have often experienced panic attacks that have lasted more than 30 minutes in which I could hardly breathe, clawing at my chest

7 Mindfulness Meditation Exercises That Won’t Take Much Time

By |2020-02-22T17:29:23+03:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

The world keeps spinning, and it's a struggle to keep up with the constant rush. Mindfulness meditation exercises prevent us from losing our focus. What is mindfulness meditation, and what exercises can we do to keep ourselves centred? We answer these questions in this article. What is mindfulness meditation? Mindfulness refers to being fully engaged with whatever it is we are doing. It also means being free from judgement or distractions. Being mindful means being aware of our emotions without being overwhelmed by them. Therefore,

21 Morning Affirmations for Success, Positivity & Motivation

By |2020-02-23T16:09:28+03:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement, Success & Money|Tags: , , , , , |

What you do first thing in the morning will have the greatest impact on the success of your day, and morning affirmations are one of the greatest things you can do for yourself. We often use the expression "getting up on the wrong side of the bed". This simply means you are starting the day off in a bad mood. The problem is that you allow that one moment to dictate the rest of your day. It's like you've written the day off before it's

Top 7 Mindfulness Activities That Don’t Involve Meditation

By |2020-02-28T13:47:05+03:00May 11th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Meditation can be a great thing. It can bring a lot of clarity and focus to your life but might not be something you can devote the time to. Luckily there are mindfulness activities that can help bring the same effects. Meditation has a lot of benefits as it can help lower stress, combat depression, control anxiety, and promote emotional health among many other things. But as mentioned, the prospect of sitting down and staying quiet can seem daunting for some people. Luckily there are

How to Perform Healing Meditation to Fight Illness & Pain

By |2020-02-28T14:00:59+03:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Healing meditation has been a powerful force in ancient yoga practices, proving the power of the mind over the body. Various types of meditation, including this one, have been practiced throughout history, dating back to prehistoric origins. Although meditation is traditionally practiced in religious contexts, it has been spreading across the world since the 19th Century. Meditation is a practice where the individual uses a thought technique, such as mindfulness and focus, to train their attention and awareness. Many find that they achieve mental clarity,

How to Practice Diaphragmatic Breathing to Improve Your Life

By |2020-03-01T22:20:05+03:00April 27th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever heard of diaphragmatic breathing? If not, you should begin practicing it as soon as possible. Diaphragmatic breathing exercises are simple and easy to execute at one’s own leisure and comfort and can be one of the cheapest ways to reduce the stress and anxiety that plague most of us daily. But what exactly is diaphragmatic breathing? Alternatively called “deep breathing” or “breathing through your stomach”, diaphragmatic breathing is actually one of the most natural functions of our body. We simply don’t perceive

20 Effects of Meditation on Your Mental and Physical Health

By |2020-03-01T23:09:02+03:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Most people don’t properly understand the practice of meditation and its effects. There is a clear lack of general knowledge about the subject. One of the things that some people wonder about is why they should start practicing meditation in the first place. The idea of spending time alone in a quiet setting and focusing on your thoughts is something that simply does not sound right for many. In reality, though, meditation might be the best thing that you could do in your life. So