When faced with our challenges we can easily start to feel the need to escape the suffering. We look for distractions from our reality or seek to be transformed in a way that changes everything. Mindfulness teaches us that the answer lies in concentration and focusing on the present.
Science tells us that everything is energy and that it is impossible to destroy. We also find this concept in spirituality. When you accept that each of us are just energy, you can begin to shed the fear of anger, loss, death, and the unknown. If we think we can have peace and harmony all Read More »
The brain is made up of several areas and through MRI scanning scientists have been able to identify the function of these areas. With stress and anxiety it is the Amygdala that is most significant as it has the job of dealing with fear and reacting to perceived danger and sending signals to the rest Read More »
Do you find yourself feeling fearful, overwhelmed, worried, exhausted for no obvious reason? Anxiety can arise before you know it and be even more difficult to release. If you are aware of your anxiety that’s a good place to start! Next, keep some sort of notes on what triggers you or when you feel more Read More »
The real key to happiness Over the years, I have learned that what shapes my happiness is compassion and co-operation. With all the recent media attention around the Brexit hard border issue in Northern Ireland, i had to remind myself to stay out of the drama and focus on what is really important. I have to Read More »
3 Ways to Stick to Your 2018 Resolutions Happy New Year! Each year millions of us set new resolutions in hopes of achieving a goal. Whether it be to lose weight, find a new job, quit smoking, eat healthy, exercise or spend more time with family – our hope is to break old habit or Read More »
Stress can be one of the most harmful elements in our lives. It affects our well-being on so many levels. Our mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health are all subject to how we deal with stress. Mindfulness and meditative techniques are some of the most effective methods to naturally combat stress. The cost of stress, Read More »
Have you ever stopped to wonder where the peace of mind and happiness that you exuded as a kid went? Well, you spent so much of your time being mindful, you just did not know what mindlessness was back then. Mindlessness is automatic pilot and mindfulness is being fully present in the present moment! You Read More »