As we have seen in previous posts, your brain is the most important tool in your wellness toolkit. So, it is equally important feed your brain with memory boosting foods. The foods that you eat impact your brain function and thoughts, either positively or negatively depending on your diet. Your diet has much to doContinue reading “Food for your brain”
You are what you eat. This saying is truer than you might imagine because scientists can now prove a link between what you eat and the health of your nervous system. That is why choosing the right foods goes a long way to boosting your mood.
Your digestive system works at its best when you are in a relaxed state. As you are aware, when you are in a stressed state your digestive system shuts down in order to prepare you deal with that stressful event.
As Christmas Day fast approaches and the world around you gets more busy with shopping, gifting, last minute Christmas drinks or lunches; it is important to ensure that you keep your wellbeing front of mind. It is easy to fall into the busy trap. However, taking time out for you, even just ten minutes aContinue reading “Five tips for your Christmas wellbeing”
Christmas is a time for spending with family and friends. While some people find Christmas enjoyable, others dread the day when it comes around each year. It can be especially draining on your mental health especially if you overcommit to social obligations. It can leave you tired and emotionally drained.
It’s that time of year again, when the Christmas tree goes up and the pressures of making the holiday season a happy occasion for all are upon you again. Christmas can be a stressful time of year if you are not prepared.
Taking to the waters has been a part of healing for centuries and is a powerful delivery of wellbeing. Sinking into a warm tub of water at the end of a long day is a great feeling. Not only is soaking in the bath good for soothing sore muscles and easing aches and pains; butContinue reading “How bathing balances the mind and body”
Mindfulness not only helps your awareness but it builds compassion and empathy in your day to day relationships with other people. By understanding your own motivations and feelings, allows you to stop, pause and see how things really are – not how you think they should be.
There are many styles of meditation so choosing one to suit your circumstances. Your why for starting and continuing a meditation practice. If sitting or walking meditation are not for you, there is always movement meditation to energise your mind and body.
In the last post, you became aware that walking meditation is a style to try if you have difficulty with sitting meditation. I hope you took the challenge at the end of that post to practise to see if it Is a style that could work for you. Walking has many benefits, not just toContinue reading “How walking is good for your whole wellbeing”