It’s a busy world. You fold the laundry while keeping one eye on the kids and another on the television. You plan your day while listening to the radio and commuting to work, and then plan your weekend. But in the rush to accomplish necessary tasks, you may find yourself losing your connection with the … Continue reading Lets Talk Mindfulness
Do you feel you could use a healthier attitude toward life? Would you like to approach things in a different way? Is a healthier lifestyle attainable? Even if you find yourself leaning toward a pessimistic attitude, you can still achieve a healthy mindset. You just need to go about it in the right way. How … Continue reading Creating a Healthy Mindset
Whether the loss of a loved one is expected or sudden, it remains one of the most difficult challenges to overcome in life. It's hard to cope with the inevitable flood of emotions. The truth is that your loved one wouldn't want you to grieve forever. The best honor and dedication would be to lead … Continue reading Coping With the Loss of a Loved One
Panic attacks are so common as I have mentioned here, and I want to assure you that you are not alone. I too suffer from panic attacks had have suffered from them for years (since 2010) and the intensity of the symptoms makes them unnerving. It's good to know though that proper treatment can reduce or … Continue reading Crucial Tactics for Managing Panic Attacks
The emotional pain that accompanies some of my memories is palpable and potent. However, each day, I take responsibility to let go of my past. Releasing the past means I let go of the thoughts and feelings that bring me down.
A lot of evidence suggests that music can play a role (small in most circumstances) in giving “wings to the mind”. through emotional regulation, affected time perception, better pain tolerance and better cognition.
There are many studies that have proven relaxation is good for us, as relaxation releases anxiety, helps us deal with stress and assists our bodies to deal with a whole host of health ailments. Because after all resting our mind and body helps us to feel better.
In fact more and more people are reporting they are feeling more and more tired because the environment we live in has changed but the human body has not changed at all! Now this could be because modern technology is the ‘new convenience’ but at the same time it causes a consistent amount of distractions which results in relaxation time (or down time) for our mind, body and spirit a thing of rarity.
Do you feel a strong need to pick your skin, pull your hair or bite your nails? Nervous habits such as these can also be called Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviours or BFRBs for short and can individually or collectively be detrimental to our body, daily life and self-esteem.
Drumbeats fill in the air from the native Indians, chants from the Shamans, melodies of Mozart and the simple genital lullabies our mother sang to us to help us fall asleep. Music, sound, rhythm has engulfed us all since the beginning of time, with our lives being surrounded by one massive sound track, within us, uniting and guiding us to heal our mind, body and spirit.