Accepting Guilt-Free Tiredness & Afternoon Meditations

How many times have you felt tired, exhausted or empty, but refused to let yourself rest? How many times have you felt the need to stop, nap or simply sit, but completely ignored this need in the pursuit of completing your to do list? With instant messaging, overflowing email inboxes, and an ever-demanding work andContinue reading “Accepting Guilt-Free Tiredness & Afternoon Meditations”

Living a Life of Longevity: Are We Looking For True ‘Health’ Or Instant Gratification?

  Longevity is not sexy. Moderation in diet, exercise and sleep are what have kept cultures and civilisations in the East healthy for thousands of years, but they don’t necessarily add up to what we in the West currently pursue. The current trends of Crossfit, Paleo, raw vegan and any other ‘extreme’ diet and exerciseContinue reading “Living a Life of Longevity: Are We Looking For True ‘Health’ Or Instant Gratification?”

Love Starts With YOU: Self Respect Practices

  Ask the internet what the definition of LOVE is and you’ll get a few similar answers: A strong feeling of affection. A great interest and pleasure in something. To Like or enjoy very much. Caring strongly for another   We often freely feel and give these things to other people, but rarely do weContinue reading “Love Starts With YOU: Self Respect Practices”

Bed Time Yoga

Written for CasperSleep.com. You don’t need a spacial mattress for this practice, however I was recently introduced to this new memory foam mattress company who have designed a mattress that not only allows you to get a good night’s sleep, but serves as a great platform for staying physically healthy too, through practicing yoga or exercising inContinue reading “Bed Time Yoga”

Stressed?

So we know stress is bad for us – while we may feel it manifesting internally, with emotional symptoms such as: irritability, frustration, a short temper, a feeling of being overwhelmed by small problems, low mood, resentment of others, an inability to focus or helplessness – to name just a few; stress also makes itselfContinue reading “Stressed?”

Mindful Monday: Sleep Well

If you find it difficult to get a decent night’s sleep, you’re not alone. Around 51% of the UK have problems sleeping, and over half of American citizens too – with about 10% having fully diagnosed insomnia. It was Warren Zevon who said ‘I’ll sleep when I’m dead’, (after doing some research in to hisContinue reading “Mindful Monday: Sleep Well”