Quit Waiting and Start Living

Quit Waiting & Start Living

Books, books, books…Have a little look 🙂 Click Here.  Quit Waiting & Start Living… Sometimes life is hard. There are daily, monthly, and yearly struggles we all go through. We may have times in our lives when we consistently feel that things just aren’t going our way and because of that, we may become disappointed. […]

Staying Home and Resting in the Age of Busyness

Staying Home and Resting in the Age of Busyness

Have you tried colouring to release stress? Try the Mindfulness Colouring Book, over in our library 🙂 Hope you relax and enjoy it! “Dum, da dum,” goes the theme music. Again. The screen prompts me, “Watch next episode?” “Yes,” I click. I’m now on my sixth straight episode of a series on Netflix. I’m lounging […]

And as the Clouds go by…So Should Your Thoughts

And as the Clouds go by…So Should Your Thoughts

If you would like to visit our library, Click Here 🙂 Hope you enjoy! How many times in your day do you notice your thoughts? Truly just notice the thoughts that come and go within your mind the way that clouds come and go across the sky? Thoughts about work, that grocery list that has […]

The Importance of Acceptance – Achieving a Happier Life

The Importance of Acceptance – Achieving a Happier Life

One of the very first posts I ever wrote was How to Combat Anxiety. In this post I touched on the importance of accepting its presence and ceasing to fight the anxiety as this just creates a vicious cycle, that really just compounds your problems. Now, I’d like to discuss acceptance as it relates to […]

How To Medititate When Your Mind Is Like A Gnat On Crack

How To Meditate When Your Mind Is Like a Gnat On Crack

I love the sounds of Tibetan singing bowls and the fragrant smell of good incense burning . . . it makes me want to sit silently for hours and meditate. So I sit and I say I’m going to do this – I’m going to meditate for one whole hour! No interruptions, no distractions, I […]

Breathe Your Way To Better Health

Breathe Your Way To Better Health

We do it on average around 25,000 times a day, yet we don’t seem to give it a second thought. That’s right, breathing is something we have been doing subconsciously since the day we were born, but what we may not realise is the impact our breathing has on our physical, mental and emotional health. […]

Four Mindfulness Exercises For Beginners

Four Mindfulness Exercises For Beginners

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein In the early morning, as I sit at the kitchen table, I listen to the humming and bustle of my neighbours through the apartment wall. Their […]

Therapeutic Qualities Of Baking

Benefits Of Baking And How Baking Can Be Therapeutic

In those times when you feel like you don’t want to engage with the world, when you feel unmotivated and uninspired and generally disappointed with life, sometimes the thing to break you out of that funk is a hobby. Some way of passing the time that you can actually get enthusiastic about, that you can […]

self preservation from anxiety

Self-Preservation from Anxiety and Depression

Some days, living with anxiety and depression consumes all of our energy. To the outside world, we might appear lazy on these days. But in many cases, we’re waging a battle with ourselves to find some peace. Facing the world can be a daunting experience when we’re suffering. This story is about what one of […]

Panic in the Night

Panic in the Night

  3:19 am –  “Why do I always get stuck with this?! Eff me.” Tossing over onto his back, he felt the fear rising up the back of his neck and yanked his blanket up over his legs. “Eff me.  Eff me. Eff me. I don’t wanna deal with this today. I don’t need this […]

Life With Depression, An Open Letter to My Pillow, Blanket and Couch

Life With Depression, An Open Letter to My Pillow, Blanket and Couch

We’ve been together for a long time now and I just wanted to say aloud the things I’ve held in my heart about you. Pillow, you comfort me when nothing else will bring me relaxation. Cradling my restless head, you bring me the escape of sleep. You silence the cacophony of the outside world when I […]

How to stop addiction

How To Stop Addiction

It’s the kind of thing that you know is painfully common, but you still kind of assume will never affect you. It’s always at arm’s length. It doesn’t really affect anyone you know. At least, you don’t want to say it does. You don’t like the idea of it ever getting that close to you. […]