It's a normal part of aging to become a bit more forgetful as we grow older. In the past, it was widely believed that little could be done to strengthen our memory and mental agility once we had entered adulthood. However, research conducted at the University of California, San Francisco, and other notable institutions has … Continue reading 7 Tricks to Boost Your Memory
Some people find journaling appealing while others think it sounds like an incredibly boring activity. If you don’t currently write in a journal regularly, you might want to reconsider. There are numerous benefits to recording your thoughts, life, and aspirations on a daily basis.
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.
Chi Kung (also known as Gi Gong) is a marvelous form of mind-body exercise, as it combines breathing techniques with precise movements and mental concentration. If you practice chi kung regularly, you will reap many benefits; your energy levels will increase while your stress levels fall, improvement in flexibility and inner focus. As well improved concentration and even an increase in creativity and inspiration.
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.
When you are start your day tired, you know you have a lot to do that day and you wonder how you are going to get it all done, let alone concentrate fully on every task at hand, essential oils are not always the first thing that comes to mind. This is because their brain stimulant properties are often not thought about and are sometimes less recognized.
should all be consuming a lot more fruit and vegetables in our daily diet, which is why packing yourself a plant based lunch box for work is ideal. Not only does it add a large verity of tasty, colourful, easy to make and eat on the go addition to your lunch menu. Your plant based lunch will also go you the extra boost in the middle of the day for more brain power, clarity and energy.
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.
For centuries aromatherapy has been a key component of traditional healing growing into mainstream wellness that leverages the benefits of essential oils from biomedical uses to natural skincare. While most complex aromatic remedies are best left to aromatherapists, building a starter kit with a few fundamental essential oils will help you incorporate aromatherapy into your everyday life and open you to a whole new world of aromatic therapy.
Do you enjoy eating a bag of crisps, bar of chocolate, slice of cake or half a tub of ice cream when you are feeling sad, stressed, anxious, angry, lonely or bored? Turning to food when we are feeling these emotions, is known as emotional eating because instead of turning to food to satisfy our hunger, we are turning to food to feel some sense of comfort. But the down side of turning to food for comfort, we generally feel worse and guilty, because the original emotions that we were feeling are still there after the feeling of comfort has long gone. These food cravings we have, when we are looking for comfort can seem to leave us powerless but there is an answer and a way to stop ourselves from emotionally eating.