How to Practice Forest Bathing to Clear Your Mind and Heal Your Body

By |2019-11-26T14:04:04+03:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |

Forest bathing, also known as Shinrinyoku in Japanese – Shinrin stands for the forest, yoku for bath – is the activity of walking mindfully through a specific type of natural environment, usually a forest. In the Japanese tradition, enjoying calming activities like forest bathing regularly is something usual, even necessary. How Forest Bathing Affects Your Health Forest bathing is known to bring numerous health benefits, such as reduced blood pressure, an increase in energy levels, and an elevated attention span. One specific study at Chiba

How to Awaken Your Inner Child and Heal Your Emotional Life

By |2019-06-16T23:27:00+03:00February 27th, 2017|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Any contact with your inner child can help you to overcome your greatest fears, make the right decisions in life and become a better person in general. It goes without saying that each of us was a child once. It might surprise you, but this child did not disappear just because you grew up, it is still hidden deep inside of you. Often, our inner child sends us signs and messages. Do you perceive and recognize these messages? We are frightened of the society which

11 Difficulties Intuitive People Often Face

By |2020-03-21T16:50:46+03:00May 29th, 2016|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

We’ve heard the terms many times – intuition or intuitive people. When we do hear them, we usually think of feelings about things that come from the gut without much rational thought processes involved. This is actually a pretty good description. Myers-Briggs Description Years ago, Isabel Myers and her daughter took the work of Carl Jung and developed a total of 16 personality types based upon four dominant factors. One of those four factors was sensing vs. intuition. The distinction between them is described like

6 Incredible Things You Didn’t Know Dogs Sense about You

By |2020-03-21T17:58:13+03:00January 4th, 2016|Categories: Animals|Tags: , , |

There’s a reason why we are so fond of dogs. They’ve been loyal friends to our species since forever and they continue to make our lives better simply by being around and offering unconditional love to us. What you didn't know is that dogs can also sense and understand many things. Dogs are excellent at keeping us healthy by making us run around and can also make us more empathetic towards others in our lives. Caring for a dog is a satisfying way to stay

6 Amazing Psychological Effects of Non-Sexual Touching

By |2019-06-20T00:04:25+03:00September 17th, 2015|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

When thinking of our five senses, the four most popular ones come to mind: sight, hearing, smell, and taste. But people don’t often realise how imperative touch can be to us, as humans, and how non-sexual touching at the correct time in the appropriate place can have a strong psychological effect. Here we present you 6 psychological effects of non-sexual touching: 1. Money Crusco & Wetzel (1984) carried out an experiment on the effect touch has when in the natural but controlled environment of a

What Is the 7th Sense and How to Recognize and Cultivate it

By |2020-02-22T13:58:15+03:00November 28th, 2014|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Intimately intertwined within the commonly accepted five senses our body uses to collect information about our external world lies the uncharted territory of our metaphysical world containing extrasensory perception and our chakras. It’s only recently that our sixth sense has come into humanity’s collective awareness. But did you know you have a 7th sense? It is Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) who is credited with the classification of the primary five sense organs: sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing. These sense organs contain receptors

10 Ways to Add Mindful Moments to Your Day

By |2018-09-05T21:46:15+03:00July 12th, 2014|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Busyness is the norm in most people’s lives! People are racing from task to task without a pause. It is like being on a treadmill without being able to shut it off. Then we wonder why stress is rampant in society. Cultivating a mindfulness practice can provide a way to take small breaks during your hectic day thus reducing your stress levels. Reducing your stress levels and slowing yourself down are also great ways to be more productive, healthy and happy. Mindfulness is a form