lucyappadoo

/Lucy Appadoo
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About Lucy Appadoo

I’m Lucy, a Counsellor and Writer of two self-published novellas and a short story. I am currently in the process of writing a non-fiction book about career guidance and coaching in the context of holistic spiritual and mental health well-being.

The Importance of Values

  Courtesy of Doug.Mall What are VALUES? Quoting Russ Harris (ACT Made Simple, 2009), he said that: 'Values are statements about what we want to be doing with our life: about what we want to stand for, and how we want to behave on an ongoing basis. They are leading principles that can guide us [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preventing Mental Illness

Courtesy of United Nations Photo This article discusses the prevention of mental health, the factors that increase the likelihood of developing mental illness, and posttraumatic stress disorder in particular. Maintaining positive psychological well-being includes preventing unneeded stress. Stress can cause severe mental health conditions. For instance, if you feel down because you recently separated from [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Preventing Mental Illness, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spiritual Health

Courtesy of Yaksheeta Sri Spiritual well-being encompasses a belief in something greater than yourself. It is distinct from the body - an ethereal part of us, also known as the soul. Spiritual well-being embodies who you are and who you're meant to be. By living with purpose and meaning, you can live a full, rich, [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|Spirituality, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Inspiring Change

Courtesy of Praram You might be one of many people living in a way that doesn’t make you feel satisfied. You might crave for more meaning and substance in your life but don’t know where to start. More specifically, you might be at a stage in your life when you think about what more you [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|Inspiring Change, Wellness Coaching|0 Comments

Achieving Your Dreams And Goals

    Courtesy of sanitarium_nutrition_team We all have dreams and goals; some harder to achieve than others. Obstacles can prevent us from persisting, but personal strengths can result in the achievement of those dreams and goals. Having a vision means something in your life is important, and in spite of your fears or low self-confidence, [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Dreams, goals|0 Comments

Ten Tips To Following Your Dreams

Courtesy of phantomswife A huge problem nowadays is that we let our FEARS stop us from achieving our DREAMS. We like to play it safe and stay in our comfort zone. I know that I like to stay in my comfort zone, but that doesn’t mean I need to stay there. Your world is smaller [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Dreams, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Managing Change Of Routine

  Courtesy of Martyn Starkey I recently had shoulder surgery, and this has impacted my ability to work on my writing. I have had to reduce my workload at home and am still in recovery mode. It's been quite frustrating not to have the full capacity to cook, clean, or work on my love of [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reduce Health Risks with Brain Exercises

Courtesy of shadowbilgisayer Would you like to delay health risks with age? How - you ask? By improving your memory and stimulating the brain, that's how. I know that personally, I feel my memory declining with age. I'd love to have strategies to improve my memory and use the brain to its optimal level. I never [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Brain stimulation/memory, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Fiction Reading Boosts The Mind

  Courtesy of Danielle Pigeon - the tea conjurer I love curling up with a good book, particularly on a dark and wet day when I'm rugged up under a warm blanket. Not only am I enjoying the reading, but I'm also boosting my 'mind-reading' abilities or theory of mind, according to research reported in [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Holistic Spiritual and Mental Health

  My blogs focus on mental and spiritual holistic health, and each week I enjoy writing a new piece to inspire and educate the community. That's why I was inspired to self-publish another non-fiction book focusing on holistic spiritual and mental health. The book is divided into three areas of wellness: Self-care, Resilience, and Creativity. [...]