Beautiful mind

“Who am I”? he said from the outside looking in. Sitting with the light behind his head, light he seeks in the fractured sense of self, a connection that gets lost among the disordered mind that speaks from many and varied selves. This is the view from a young man living with schizophrenia. Mental health […]

Slow down don’t move so fast you want to make the moments last!

Life in the fast lane takes it’s toll, whether it’s stress, poor health or conflicted relationships Taking time out to stop and enjoy the moment is what’s meant by living in the now, a concept made famous by many a self help or personal development facilitator Yet how does one actually do it? A few […]

Simple connections mean alot.

How often do you stop to consider the simple things? A beautiful sunrise, sunset or listening to a the birds singing happily in the trees. Life gets busy, minds overstimulated, so much to do, dreams to realise, maintaining the balance can all get a little much, can’t it.so much going on yet so little real […]

Slow it down!

Does it feel like life is running at a million miles? Learning how to slow down and allow your biology to catch up is a great investment of your time and energy. When we are rushing our minds go into overwhelm, our heart rate increases and we can behave in a way that later makes […]

Vulnerability

Vulnerability as described by Brene Brown in her bestseller Daring Greatly. “Vulnerability is not knowing victory or defeat, it’s understanding the necessity of both, it’s engaging. It’s being all in”. This wonderful research helps to shed the light on what ties up us in knots and it’s largely shame. Shame is such a painful emotion, […]

Personal responsibility and a co created life

Personal responsibility for your life, your thoughts, your emotions, actions and behaviours is the key to a well grounded & co created life. We may not be able to control what happens around us, although being clear on who you are as a person, your beliefs, values, integrity to name a few virtues will enhance […]

Find your Sparkle

Some day’s it’s just a little challenging to remember the good stuff! Perspective and balance are essential in maintaining the good vibes one may like to experience on any given day. Now this isn’t to say that we aren’t challenged and sometimes a little miffed, sad or tense it just allows us to connect with […]

Searching For Balance: A Mind-Body Connection

Authors observations from Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love and Wisdom by Dr. Rick Hanson and he shares some very interesting and important points that I want to pass on to you. * When you change your brain, you change your life. * Only humans worry about the future, regret the past, and blame […]

Food for thought

A happy, content person eats a healthy balanced diet, stays physically fit and treats food as simply fuel for daily energy. For some however food is often used for comfort, entertainment or a temporary shelter blocking out painful memories and uncomfortable emotions. This behaviour is often unconscious and automatic, for change to occur we need […]

7 Ways to Protect Your Energy & Enforce Healthy Boundaries

Strategies to avoid overwhelm and create boundaries that keep you sane. Resource: Dr. Susan Biali, M.D. in Prescriptions for Life Hopefully just reading each one of these tips will help you increase your awareness and empower you to guard your energy and boundaries more carefully. For maximum impact, get out your journal and write out […]