Depression and anxiety:  How to ease the symptoms

Anxiety is as common as the cold in the modern world, and depression is not that far from the annual flu. Although we can’t say these disorders are more common today than they used to be, we know that diagnostic techniques have been improved and that today we have better ways to spot and treat […]

4 Easy Approaches To Reducing and Managing Stress

Stress is a part of life. It is how your body responds to different situations and stimuli, so it is normal for us to experience varying levels of stress. However, when stress levels are high on a regular basis or become unmanageable, it can be detrimental to your health. In fact, high levels of stress could […]

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30 Inspirational Quotes For Anxiety Sufferers

Anxiety is common in today’s society, it will reach all of us at some point in life, and it’s for this reason that we have comprised a list of our favourite inspirational quotes for anxiety sufferers. Whether it is due to circumstances at work or school, problems in relationships or with money, or just life […]

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Do I Have to Stop my Thoughts to Meditate?

I sat down to meditate and couldn’t stop my thoughts even for a second. Are you intrigued by the idea of meditating but know that you won’t be able to stop your thoughts, let alone connect to some higher power? Well, then you are just like me and probably most people. At this point, a […]

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The Structure of Mind and Meditation

Like a blackboard covered with writing, formulae and sketches, the mind can’t easily begin new projects if there is a confusing jumble of stuff there. The mind is the recipient of a vast collection of information, flooding in constantly through our senses; sometimes useful but most often just clutter. It is also operating on two, […]

Why Are You So Angry

Why Are You So Angry?

What happened to you to make you want to hurt people like that? How have reached a stage of life where you feel comfortable discussing the deepest subjects known to humanity – politics, religion, philosophy – but cannot do so without insulting the other people involved? Of course, it’s easy to vent your anger on […]

Mindfulness Through Adventure

Mindfulness Through Adventure

Generally, when you think of mindfulness, you think of serenity. Of being calm and peaceful. Of sitting, silently, focusing as much as you can without straining your mind. The notion of mindfulness as a calm thing is the core of achieving a mindful state through exercises such as yoga and meditation. It works for so […]

Simple Tips To Stay Present

Simple Tips To Stay Present

Over the course of seven years, I went on a retreat three times a year. Two of the retreats were for four days and one was for 10 days every June. Even though before every retreat I was always nervous and resistant, I knew that I would benefit from it. It was on the retreats […]

Ways Stress Affects Our Bodies

Ways Stress Affects Our Bodies

We all know stress quite well. It doesn’t feel good and we definitely aren’t fond of it. You’ve probably heard that stress can lead to actual health problems that transcend psychology and delve deep into the physical aspects of our daily lives. But how do we cope with stress? Sometimes a glass of wine and […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Fear Regret

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Fear Regret

Why You Should Never Fear Regret Regret is a curious part of the human condition. On some levels, it is necessary for morality and compassion to flourish. It can be the driving force behind personal development and a key part of the changes someone makes to get their life back on track. But that only […]

Overcoming Perfectionism with Yoga and Meditation

Overcoming Perfectionism with Yoga and Meditation

Young people’s minds in the 21st century seem to differ from the mental state of people 10 years ago. By seeing “perfect” bodies or lives, carved and presented to us via different marketing techniques and channels (such as social media), those “images of perfection” are being implemented in our minds subconsciously. Thus, people who cannot […]

The Hope In Maybe

The Hope In Maybe

The most important decisions you can ever make will require you to take risks. Often, big risks. Sometimes, the kind of risks that could equally result in losing everything you have or gaining everything you dream of. Even when all you’re risking with a decision is a minor discomfort, it’s wise to weigh up the […]