10 05, 2017

Managing Change Of Routine

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

  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 [...]

3 05, 2017

Reduce Health Risks with Brain Exercises

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

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 [...]

26 04, 2017

How Fiction Reading Boosts The Mind

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

  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 [...]

20 04, 2017

Holistic Spiritual and Mental Health

By | April 20th, 2017|Holistic Spiritual and Mental Health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

  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. [...]

12 04, 2017

Questioning Your Anxiety

By | April 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

  Courtesy of Tarun Kotz (Reflections) Anxiety can be a treatable condition and managed in a way that doesn't interfere with general daily functioning. Mind over matter is a very powerful thing, particularly when choosing to look deeper within yourself by asking profound, thought-provoking questions. Words associated with anxiety include 'scared, shy, panicky, and insecure.' [...]

29 03, 2017

Big Picture vs Detailed Thinker

By | March 29th, 2017|Thinking Styles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Courtesy of Rose Do you tend to perceive your environment as a whole or do you focus on the smaller details in your environment? When you focus on the whole rather than the details, you are most likely a Big Picture Thinker. However, when you perceive the smaller details and specifics, you are most likely [...]

22 03, 2017

How Resilient Are You?

By | March 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Courtesy of pergi28 Challenges and change are both a part of life. You might have experienced the death of a cherished family member or friend, the loss of a job, a debilitating health crisis, or a traumatic event. We all react differently to these events, some more emotional than others. However, most people usually adapt well [...]

15 03, 2017

Three Strategies To Getting What You Want

By | March 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Courtesy of  Willoughby00 I recently listened to an audio file by Marie Forleo who is a Multi-Passionate Entrepreneur and hosts a show about building a business and positive mindsets. She is a great motivator and speaker with a broad range of artistic and creative experiences behind her. The file spoke about the three strategies required to reach [...]

8 03, 2017

A Vision or Mindset for Positive Change

By | March 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Courtesy of Nick Twyford Creating a vision is about having the sense that things aren't right in your life. You have a clear image of a better way of living, and you create strategies to reach that vision. By moving forward towards your vision, you need to act continuously and with intent to achieve your [...]

1 03, 2017

Graded Exposure to Anxiety

By | March 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Courtesy of odpmedic Avoidance of anxiety-arousing activities can serve to maintain anxiety, which is why graded exercises that expose you to small steps, will eventually give you the confidence to combat more difficult tasks. Graded exposure is useful for specific phobias, and is a way to practise your coping skills for anxiety, such as breathing, [...]