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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 […]

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, […]

How To Open Up

9 Ways To Open Up To Someone

Allowing yourself to be vulnerable around those you care about is a key part in defining the depth of your relationship with them. Being honest with them about your flaws, sharing the things that you are ashamed of, can be the gesture that seals the importance of the connection you share. For both of you. […]

Three Ways To Hang Onto Your Motivation

Three Ways To Hang Onto Your Motivation

It can be difficult enough sometimes to work up the drive to get things done. Holding onto that motivation for extended periods of time – or to generate it when you have the time but not the energy to get down to work – is another, far more elusive matter entirely. Even if you’ve been looking […]

These Are Not My Macarons

These Are Not My Macarons

These are not my macarons. I don’t know whose macarons they are. I only know that this is one of the most horribly judgemental pictures I have ever seen. The gloriously glowing green ticks and the angry red crosses are representative of how I see almost everything I do… or, at least, how I think […]

Five Tips To Relieving Anxiety

Five Tips To Relieving Anxiety

If you’re unfortunate enough to be afflicted with serious or chronic anxiety, It’s the kind of issue that ebbs and flows. It forces you to take every day at a time and try not to make assumptions about what the future holds from moment to moment. Here are some things you can do to help […]

Meditation & Posture Basaho Cushion Review

Basaho: The Cushion For Incredible Posture [Review]

TO GET YOUR OWN BASAHO CUSHION CLICK HERE AND USE CODE dailyzen20 TO RECEIVE 20% OFF Basaho meaning ‘Just Be’ in Hindu, was created by the lovely husband and wife team Tarun and Emmanuelle. They combined their skills together to create something that could inspire and encourage people to meditate more…and they are on a […]

Three Surprisingly Meditative Places

Three Surprisingly Meditative Places

Too often, meditation can feel like a lot of effort to get done. It can be difficult to find the time to do it and, when life gets really stressful, sometimes you just can’t summon the motivation either. Usually, the times when meditation will be the most helpful are the times when you’d rather just […]

Four Health Benefits Of Green Tea

Four Health Benefits Of Green Tea

As high streets get increasingly packed with coffee shops and many people continue to swear by a traditional builders’ brew, a trend for green tea is definitely creeping across the west. Some people are happy enough to enjoy the flavour, while others swear it has benefits beyond that of a typical cup of tea. Some […]

The Decisions You Make Alone

The Decisions You Make Alone, And Why You Should Make Them Alone

Other people play an enormous role in every person’s life. The connections we have with those around us can be some of the most fulfilling things we will ever experience. In some cases, we can even consider our relationships as a defining factor in our existence. We turn to those who are there for us […]

Be Your Own Baby

Be Your Own Baby

The old adage that your own inner critic is the harshest you’ll ever know has been said perhaps enough times that it has become a cliché. But it really is true. When you stop to examine the way you critique yourself, the way you measure yourself up against the media and the rest of the […]

Can Life be Effortless

Can Life be Effortless?

Modern society is plagued by many contradictions, and we tend to accept them as an unavoidable side effect of progress. Efficiency and agility are highly valued virtues, but at the same time we are required to display patience and self-restraint. We are bombarded from all sides by ads that offer instant gratification, yet we are […]