Three Ways Charity Nourishes The Soul

It is a sad fact of modern life that charitable organisations have become something of a necessity. Charities are set up to help people who can’t cope with a world structured like ours. When the needy, the sick, the vulnerable are not cared for well enough by governing authorities, it is left up to generous […]


Four Things To Remember When You’re Stressed

Stress happens, and that is inevitable. Unless you happen to be a billionaire with unlimited disposable income and the secret to eternal life, you will definitely face something in your life that stresses you out. At least once. Whether you have to cope with the death of a loved one, an awful job, or just […]


An Anxious Person’s Guide To Happiness

Like many of you out there, your eyes fixed on the screen, darting right every few minutes to check the time (you just did it again, pay attention), I am a self professed victim of a fast paced society. The world today, more than in any era before, seems to moving faster and faster. It […]

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How To De-Stress At University

Going to university is famously one of the most amazing and life-changing experiences a person can have. It’s not for everyone, of course, but there is no doubt that it leaves a huge impact on the lives of those who choose it. Those who do, need to be made of strong stuff, because university can […]


How To Embrace Stress

It is infinitely valuable to know and master all those little tricks to help reduce stress. Too much stress damages all of a person – body and mind. But, really, that should be obvious. ‘Too much’ of anything is exactly that amount that is excessive, enough to cause harm. But what about stress in moderation? […]


Breaking Free From Desire

You know there’s a problem. You know you need to cut back – on smoking, on drinking, on take-aways, on pointless hobbies that are starting to impinge on the more important things in life. You know that it’s difficult, but you want more than anything to make that change. But every time you start, it […]


How to Deal With Extreme Emotion

  It’s all very well being on top of the world’s little stresses – filling your spare time with charity and pot plants and yoga, seeing every problem as a bearable challenge, remembering to take the time to breathe and reflect… But sometimes there is nothing you can do to avoid the inevitable pain that […]

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Seven Therapeutic Benefits Of Martial Arts

If you’ve never attempted any kind of martial art, it might seem strange to think that of it as being as more beneficial than any other kind of regular exercise. Some might even go so far as to discourage it for promoting violence. But from within, it’s actually very different from what you might imagine. It […]


Four Hobbies That Help Generate Calm

Modern life is peppered with stress and frustration. It is not difficult to see why some people feel the need to retreat to remote areas of the world to get away. Sometimes, it can seem as if it is society’s mission to ruin your personal sense of peace and tranquillity. But distant escapes aren’t for everyone […]

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Things To Make Time For Every Day

  Life happens a lot faster than it used to. If something important happens anywhere on the planet, the rest of the world can know about it by the end of the day. Technology changes so fast that your phone will be obsolete before your contract ends. Knowledge can be downloaded at such a rate […]


Tips To Really De-Stress At Work

  Work is one of the most stressful things a person faces on a day-to-day basis. Whether it’s because you don’t like your job, or because you like it so much you’re afraid to lose it, or because it’s simply one of those jobs that has a lot riding on you doing it just right, […]

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Four Ways The Modern World Aids Tranquillity

  Consumerism is rife in the modern world and capitalism is king. TIME magazine celebrates the richest men, and poor people are taught that the highest point of achievement is getting the new iPhone. At first glance, it seems that there is nothing about the modern world that could contribute to a calm and simple lifestyle. […]