Wellness is more than just your physical health, it incorporates a holistic approach to how you live each aspect of your life. Holistic health involves nurturing and sustaining your physical, nutritional, emotional, social, spiritual, intellectual, financial and environmental health. When each of these are in balance, you can achieve optimal wellness, but the path toContinue reading “Your eight pillars of wellbeing”
Worrying about problems or events that you cannot control has an adverse affect on your health. When you expose your brain to an unhealthy or negative environment it sends a signal through your autonomous nervous system to your parasympathetic nervous system to help you respond Fear is one such negative environmental factor, heightened more byContinue reading “The science of fear”
Courage doesn’t come easy, for some it requires more effort. It takes courage to be able to be yourself and make decisions that help achieve your goals. It is easy to fall into a pattern of doing the same thing day in day out. The status quo. The comfortable. Or even making decisions in lineContinue reading “Six types of courage to a happy you”
In a previous post I discussed how you achieve a flow state when you are completely focused and engaged on your tasks. For some this comes easy, but others may find they need some help to trigger a state of flow. This post discusses some suggestions and practical exercises that can help trigger your flow.
Awareness of your mind and body is frequently discussed as a mindfulness activity that improves your mental wellbeing. However, the science behind mindful eye contact can be just as beneficial to your health. The eyes are one of your key communication tools that are not only used to see but to be seen. People areContinue reading “The Art of Visual Mindfulness”
When you think about your health and wellbeing, what is the first thing you notice? It’s probably your physical health such as weight or how you look, right? Then next you may focus on your mental health and how you are feeling. These are the main areas most people tend to focus on. Most ofContinue reading “The benefits to living a holistic life”
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?
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.
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 theContinue reading “How to mindfully navigate through change – Part Three”
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 realignContinue reading “How to mindfully navigate through change –