The sound of water trickling over rocks from a waterfall, birds chirping happily or uplifting music playing on the radio. Sounds have a therapeutic influence on your health and wellbeing. They calm and move you physically, emotionally and spiritually.
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?
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.
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 benefitsContinue reading “5 Ways your breath protects your health”
While breathing may seem like a natural every day occurrence, many people will do it on autopilot. Little do they realise how powerful this basic physiological activity really is. On autopilot, most people tend to breathe in short and sudden gasps three times quicker than the five or six they need to feel and performContinue reading “Embrace the power of your breath”
Meditation is not meant to be spiritual or religious, although it has aspects of each for some people. What is about is committing yourself to a regular practise where the goal is to know and understand yourself better. Learning to let go of bias and seeing things and the world clearly, openly and calming your mind.
Developing a regular meditation practice will allow you to become aware of your thoughts and feelings so that you may not only achieve peace and harmony, but to learn more about yourself and your relationship with the world around you.
Meditation is an individual experience to each person. No one two meditation practices are alike.
Meditation is the art of awareness. Training your mind to be present and focused while you become aware of your thoughts and feelings. Observing them without judgement and learning to understand them.