Understanding your energy levels for peak performance?

Have you ever been at work all day and come home feeling drained – too exhausted to be with family or participate in social events? Ever wondered how someone can party all night and sleep in till noon the next day? These patterns have to do with understanding your energy levels and when you areContinue reading “Understanding your energy levels for peak performance?”

Your eight pillars of wellbeing

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”

Six types of courage to a happy you

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”

The power of storytelling

When we were children, nothing delighted us more than listening to a bedtime story. It allowed us to transport ourselves into another world (or time) an escape. As we got older, we began to read our own stories but not as often as we liked. Plus, those stories grew up as we did. No longerContinue reading “The power of storytelling”

How to be comfortable with mindful eye contact

In last week’s post we talked about discovering more about how mindful eye contact contributes to your wellbeing. However, it is understood that not everyone is comfortable with making eye contact with another person. It is not only strangers who find it difficult to look someone in the eye, some also find it challenging toContinue reading “How to be comfortable with mindful eye contact”

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?

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.

Give yourself permission to live

Everything you do today is creating the person you want to be tomorrow. Your every thought and action is shaping your future self. These actions are setting up the world to either support or sabotage you. In other words, you are in control of your decisions and no-one can take that away from you.

Emerging calmly from lockdown

I finally got to the movies last weekend as there was one film I was curious about. Ironically, it was called Locked Down. It was only a matter of time before someone made a movie about 2020. But it also got me thinking about the different coping mechanisms each person employed to handle the situationContinue reading “Emerging calmly from lockdown”

How can I prevent burnout?

As you are aware, when your stress response is prolonged it can lead you into the dangerous territory of burnout. Once burnout strikes it is often hard to make a full recovery. This week’s short post provides six simple steps which you can adopt to help you on the path back to relaxation and happiness.