Have you ever tried calming down but instead of calming calming down you just feel more anxious? You have plenty of company. Research suggests that about 15% of the population is prone to relaxation induced anxiety, even though anyone may feel these effects under certain conditions. Relaxation induced anxiety is what happens when your efforts … Continue reading Beware of Relaxation Induced Anxiety and Know How to Spot It
The world can be a confusing and challenging place. This is especially true for a child. Children don’t have a lot of control over their lives. They also have to spend all day with other children, who can be less than supportive and encouraging. As a parents we spend all our time ensuring that our child have a healthy level of self-confidence. Sometimes this can be a tough job for us as there are so many outside influences in our children's life, which we just can't control. Try these tips to boost your child’s self-confidence and watch them bloom:
It can be scary bringing up girls in our society as they get bombarded with media messages that can make it hard for them to feel good about their appearance. Here are some practical ways to help your daughter develop healthy self-esteem about her appearance.
I am happier and more productive when I am healthier. For this reason, I make positive choices for the best of my body, mind, and spirit.
It’s important to understand that you don’t need to exercise for an hour a day or go to the gym lifting weights. This isn’t what self-care for the body is all about.
Today we are going to focus on the mind. Your mental health is just as important as the food you eat. Today’s world means we are fitting much more into our day leaving room for stress to creep in and take charge. If you feel stressed, anxious, overworked or generally unhappy or uninspired then it is even more important to give your mind some extra space and calmness.
Each person has their own version of what self care means. It’s all about the individual. What works for you may not work for the next person. This is the same as your diet and the food you consume.
My inner strength keeps growing Each day I become wiser and more resilient. My inner strength keeps growing. My mind, heart, and spirit are very powerful.
As mums, everyday we are juggling responsibilities at home and work, which often results not being able to find the time to drink a hot cup of tea let alone finding time to sit down and meditate. While we are trying to organise our days, we can still start living more meditatively right now.
One of our bodies reactions to fear and anxiety is muscle tension. This can result in feeling "tense" or can lead to muscle aches and pains, as well as leaving some people feeling exhausted. Think about how you respond to anxiety. Do you "tense up"when you feel anxious? Muscle relaxation can be particularly helpful in cases where anxiety is especially associated to muscle tension.