How to value your time for happiness and a healthy life

We all get the same number of hours in the day. You want to make them count towards living your best life. However, when you feel under pressure by time getting away from you with tasks and activities conflicting with one another, the result is that you become less active, eat poorly and ultimately your … Continue reading How to value your time for happiness and a healthy life

Bookshops, reading and your mental health

Whether you read by yourself or in a group, there is great pleasure in finding connection and meaning in a good story allowing your mental health to get a positive boost. Reading supports your mental wellness by giving you the opportunity to slow down and be present within the story - a welcome escape from … Continue reading Bookshops, reading and your mental health

Harness your imagination to create your best life

`The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams’ - Eleanor Roosevelt When you think about life, it really is like a blank canvass ready for creating something wonderful. You can tap into your imagination to help you discover the endless possibilities of what you want on that canvas. Tapping into … Continue reading Harness your imagination to create your best life

Unleash your inner rebel for a healthy, happy life

Do you have a bucket list of things you should do rather than what you have done? Do you have well-meaning intentions to eat healthy, exercise regularly or get more rest? Are many things on your to do list those which are expected of you by others and society rather than what you are passionate … Continue reading Unleash your inner rebel for a healthy, happy life

RU Okay Day

Today is RU Okay day a day where people check in with each other and sure each other are okay. However, don’t make your check in feel like an obligation. If someone is not feeling okay take a moment to stop and genuinely listen. It doesn’t cost much to take ten minutes to listen and … Continue reading RU Okay Day

Change your perspective to change your life

`There are no facts, only interpretation’. – Fredrich Nietzsche More than a century old, this saying by the German philosopher is still relevant today. Can we really say what is right or wrong or is it merely a view of perspective or circumstance? Is your perspective holding you back from living to your full potential? … Continue reading Change your perspective to change your life

Challenging societal expectations

Sometimes when you choose to follow the path expected of you in society it can decrease your happiness in life. Following the status quo may suit some, but for those who want more it can lead to feelings of discontentment. As a result it can have a negative impact on your health and wellbeing. Each … Continue reading Challenging societal expectations

A focus on goal setting – part one

When setting goals to achieve you have the best intentions at heart, but then something happens, and they are unable to be fulfilled. The need to fulfil goals comes from the expectation society places on us to achieve certain goals like buying a house, getting a good job or going to university. While there is … Continue reading A focus on goal setting – part one

Making meaningful choices

The more you move through life, the greater the choices you have to make. Or do you? Do you find yourself making choices based on your needs, those you love, or simply because if is what society expects of you? While there is nothing wrong with making decisions that favour others occasionally, it is important … Continue reading Making meaningful choices

Building psychological courage

Facing tough decisions and situations is hard backed by fear brought about by your historical belief system. However when you learn to acknowledge ad accept your fears and vulnerabilities you can confront them and change your behaviours. Courage is often broken down into physical, verbal, emotional and psychological which work together to protect your health … Continue reading Building psychological courage