Meditation and the brain body connection

As you are aware, the brain is your most powerful and useful tool in your wellbeing toolkit. It knows how to assess each environmental factor you are exposed to and prepare you to respond. But did you know that when you concentrate on one topic, it can double the neural connections in your brain?

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How to achieve a state of flow?

Imagine for a moment that you are totally engaged and focused on what you are doing and when you finish, hours have passed by without notice. This is what we call being in a state of flow – in other words when you are in your zone.

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How to mindfully navigate through change – Part Three

This is third and final part of a three part blog post series on managing the impact of a change event can have on your life.

In post number two you developed some possible solutions to manage change, however it is not uncommon to still feel a little resistant. As you will see from the last two strategies, it is quite natural to feel resistance.

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How to mindfully navigate through change –
Part Two

This part two of a three part blog series on managing the impact a change event can have on your life.

In last week’s post you developed your awareness for how change events may impact on your mind and body. This week’s post takes you through the next step in understanding how you can realign your values and identify solutions. Your values are key to how you make authentic decisions for living your best life.

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Part Two”

How to mindfully navigate through change – Part One

This is part one of a three part blog post series on managing the impact of a change event can have on your life.

The only constant in life is change. It is everywhere and unfortunately it cannot be avoided. What you can do though is understand how it effects you and adopt strategies to respond in a way that does not impact upon your health.

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How to build productive relationships through mindfulness

Each and every one of us has an opinion, it is what makes for healthy, lively conversations. Sometimes opinions have the ability to come between people and impact on their relationships and friendships. But exchanging differing viewpoints does not have to end in disaster. If handled constructively it can lead to productive conversation, bring you respect and build stronger relationships.

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Your Mind Breath Relationship

It’s no secret that your breath provides you with many health benefits. Alternative health therapies once shunned by medicine are now backed by scientific evidence that your breath, when used correctly, can improve your wellbeing.

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How to use your breath effectively with movement?

Over the past couple of weeks I have been talking about the health benefits you can gain by focusing on your breath. Deep diaphragmatic breathing, directly into your lower abdomen, will also create more space for your lungs to inflate. When the lungs are at their full capacity an exchange of  oxygen and carbon dioxide will flow easily.

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The breath is your connection to health and happiness

Thee are many studies written on how your breath is connected to your mental health but there are also other benefits you can gain from the power of your breath. Below are just five of the benefits to be gained by embracing the power of your breath.

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5 Ways your breath protects your health

There is no need to try the latest health fads when you already possess the most effective tool in your wellbeing toolkit. It is free and you use it everyday. It is your breath. Used correctly, it can help protect you and reduce your risk of illness.

There is much scientific research on the benefits and power of your breath. In today’s unpredictable world, there is no better time to learn how to use your breath to its full advantage.

Below are five benefits your breath and deep breathing techniques can help fight harmful bacteria in your body.

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