5 Simple Ways to Avoid Stress on Your Wedding Day

Weddings are undoubtedly, one of the most special affairs in one’s life but like every good thing in life, the excitement and elation come with their own share of stress and anxiety. Since it is one of the most significant days of your life you want everything to be perfect and flawless on your wedding day. […]

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 […]

The Secret Path Back to Sanity

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir  So, has this kind of thing ever happened to you? For some mysterious reason, the alarm just doesn’t go off, and now you’re starting off in a wild rush to catch up with the morning routine. In the dash to get […]

How to Stay Mindful, Healthy and Safe at Work

When work is stressful, it can interfere with every aspect of your life. You sleep less, you worry more, and all of this takes a toll on your health. As a workplace safety expert and the owner of my own rack inspection company, I know all too well how intimately connected physical and mental health […]

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Singing Away The Panic Attacks

In 2001, when I was 53, the panic attacks started. My mother had died in the January and I had been feeling low. Having suffered from asthma for many years I was well aware that I had to steer clear of dust and pollutants and yet on this particular day I stood too close to […]

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The Meaning of Self Respect

People are taught from the moment that they are old enough to make their own decisions that they should behave always with self-respect. But it’s rarely, if ever, explained how you go about doing that or what you need to do to implement it into your daily life. Often, we don’t think consciously about self-respect […]

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 […]

My Panic Attacks

My Panic Attacks

I was in my early thirties when I had my first panic attack. I wondered at the time where the word “panic” came from and found that it derived from the Greek god Pan, whose sudden appearance caused terror, like that of a stampeding herd of cattle. That’s just what it felt like. I was […]

Coffee & Tea Meditation Drink In The Now Not On The Go

Coffee & Tea Meditation: Drink In The Now, Not On The Go

Meditation doesn’t have to mean sitting in silence in a lotus position for an X amount of time, in order to relax your mind and body. The day’s start can really affect how you’ll feel until bedtime. So, instead of setting yourself on a spiritual journey through transcendental meditation, you can start a morning routine […]

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 […]

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig Review

Reasons to Stay Alive, by Matt Haig [Review]

In an age when depression and other mental health issues are finally being treated with the respect and solemnity they deserve, Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig is one of the most important books in circulation. It opens in the midst of Haig’s own depression, at a point when he can see no future, […]

Am I Normal Yet By Holly Bourne Review

Am I Normal Yet? By Holly Bourne [Review]

Before I read Am I Normal Yet?, I had never encountered a book for young adults with so much individuality and personality while accurately encompassing the dilemmas of a typical teenager. Holly Bourne’s book is about a teenage girl called Evie getting to grips with becoming a woman and juggling all the usual social pressures […]