This is my second post about active self-care. This time, we are focused on mental self-care, having already considered the physical. Here are 5 ways you can take care of your mind, encourage positive thoughts and dreams, and reduce your worries. Keep a gratitude journal We are way too prone to dwelling on the negative, … Continue reading Active self-care Part 2: Mental
Taking active care of our minds and bodies is so vital to maintaining a healthy outlook on life. This post is the first part of two thoughts on active self-care. This one will focus on physical acts that we can do to take care of ourselves. Sleep at a regular time every night Set yourself a bedtime … Continue reading Active self-care Part 1: Physical
These are 10 simple things you can do to keep your mind active, your heart full and your soul motivated. They're all easy to do and cost next to nothing! 1. Go to new places Ideally this would be going to a new European city every weekend, booking exotic holidays to faraway places every chance … Continue reading 10 ways to boost your mind!
There are 3 strands of mindfulness to master. your feelings, those around you, and your surroundings.
I hear that social media and particularly instagram is making children and teenagers more anxious than ever. It's been blamed for causing a rise in eating disorders, anxiety attacks and cyber bullying and shaming. I'm not even surprised! As part of the generation who only got this huge RANGE of social media tools in our … Continue reading Towards a healthy relationship with social media
You catch yourself hearing a friend tell a really funny story and you wish you could make people laugh like that. You see someone on the train dressed in the most effortlessly stylish way and you look at your own outfit with sudden disgust. You hear a colleague explaining a complex concept you don't understand … Continue reading Quit the comparisons!
The next time you think you're going to have one of those weeks where you might end up like Simba in the valley, try these mindfulness activities for each day, as a prevention technique!