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 […]

Exercise: What to do if you’re sick or injured.

There are always things that crop up to prevent us getting our daily exercise. But what happens when you are sick or injured? Does exercise prevent you from getting sick? Should you exercise with a cold? What if you are nauseous or just feeling a little under the weather? Here we give you the fast […]

Sad? Anxious? You’re not alone

Perhaps not as obvious as a broken arm or the flu, mental health problems are nonetheless common in Australia and worldwide. Mental health problems vary in type and severity, and can affect anyone at any time. Did you know …? More than 450 million people experience mental disorders globally. About 3 million Australians have depression […]

Five bad habits of stressed people

This week is all about feeling good. But when you begin to get things under control and start feeling confident about how you are managing your stress, it is easy to slip back into bad habits. So, here are the top five bad habits of stressed people to help keep you on track. Bad Habit […]

Rest for Success

Over exercising, over thinking, over achieving … just plain leaves you OVER IT! Overdoing anything can leave you feeling exhausted and uninspired. Recent trends, and even not so recent trends have us believing if we just do more, achieve more, go harder we will succeed. Success is build over time with each small step we […]

Looking after an active body

Most of us know what we should be doing to take care of ourselves — eat well, maintain a healthy weight, get enough sleep, etc. But what about looking after your body when it comes to exercising? Sure – you may be exercising regularly, but are you really taking good care of your body? Your […]

Clear your mind with Meditation.

If you are like the majority of people, you probably feel there is never enough time. As a result, your mind is busy making lists, making plans and trying to multi-task in an effort to get everything done. While we may feel this is helping, it’s actually leading to increased levels of stress and tension. […]