Mind-Body Connection & 4 Mental Disorders That Demonstrate It

By |2020-02-23T16:32:29+03:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fortunately, gone are the days when the mind-body connection was considered some sort of spiritual mumbo-jumbo. More and more people, including scientists and health professionals, are starting to recognize the powerful effects of this connection on our wellbeing. There are countless peer-reviewed studies that demonstrate these effects in various ways, but today we will focus on mental disorders. You may be surprised to know that some mental issues cause real physical symptoms and tangible changes in the patient’s body. Here are four mental disorders that

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,

2 Truths about Body Confidence That Will Change the Way You See Yourself

By |2020-03-22T00:52:40+03:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

The key to boosting your body confidence is in your mind. The following two truths will change your perspective on how you see your body. In today’s world, it’s not easy to maintain body confidence. Nearly everywhere we look, we’re given reminders of how our bodies should look. I don’t know a single person in the world who can look at a picture of themselves or their reflection in the mirror with love and adoration for their bodies. As soon as we see ourselves, we

Here’s How Your Emotional Health Affects Your Physical One

By |2020-03-09T18:30:28+03:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

The mind and body are often discussed separately. However, when it comes to physical health and emotional health, they should not be dealt with in separate ways. There is a lot of evidence to suggest that poor emotional health can have negative effects on physical health and vice versa. In the past, even in organizations such as the NHS, emotional health and physical health care have been mostly disconnected. However, there is a strong belief now that this is wrong and professionals should consider the

Incredible Yoga Positions by Heidi Williams Convey an Important Message

By |2020-03-15T20:35:43+03:00June 20th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Inspirational, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

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

Common Words and Phrases That Program Your Body for Illness

By |2020-02-22T14:20:00+03:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

You may not realize it, but what you say may affect your well-being more profoundly than you think. The words and phrases you use can either boost or destroy your health. Research by famed German psychotherapist Nossrat Peseschkian supports this theory. It reveals that the negative things we say may introduce illness in our bodies. How our language affects our body There is a curious relationship between the words and phrases you use, your emotions and your body. So, how does it play out? The

3 Reasons You Should Date a Person Who Accepts You the Way You Are

By |2019-07-01T20:20:27+03:00October 28th, 2016|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Why should you date a person who accepts you the way you are? Well – the way you are can mean different things. There are a few possible scenarios. We should be clear about which one we’re in before proceeding. Scenario #1: You’re with someone who doesn’t accept you the way you are because you behave in an unacceptable manner. You have a wandering eye....you drink too much....you act out - that kind of thing. You recognize this, and you admit that you could benefit from making

Emotional Pain Chart: What Negative Emotions Are Doing to Your Body

By |2019-10-20T23:18:53+03:00June 24th, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , |

This emotional pain chart will show you how your body reacts to your negative emotions. We experience an array of emotions every day - anything from happiness to sadness to extreme joy and even depression. Our body responds to the way we think, feel, and act. This is one type of “mind/body connection.” Each emotion creates a different feeling within the body: it releases different chemicals when we experience various things that make us happy or upset. Each chemical works to create a different environment