Why Now May be a Good Time to Start Meditating.

Being in a prolonged period of stress and fear is exhausting, and it will be having a massive impact on your mental and physical well-being. An 8 year study of 68,222 adults (published in the British Medical Journal) found that even mild anxiety produces a 20% greater risk of death. Research also shows that negativeContinue reading “Why Now May be a Good Time to Start Meditating.”

Strange Days….. Dealing With Self Isolation, Fear & Panic.

“Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and going over to the enemy of our imagination.” – Christian Nestell Bovee The current situation with Coronavirus has probably given a lot of people an insight into panic, and how our brain and body reacts to situations of immense stress and fear. The well used phrase ‘panicContinue reading “Strange Days….. Dealing With Self Isolation, Fear & Panic.”

As I Began To Love Myself – Charlie Chaplin

As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is Authenticity. As I began to love myself I understood how much it can offend somebody if I try to force my desires on this person, evenContinue reading “As I Began To Love Myself – Charlie Chaplin”

Wading Through Treacle….

At the moment everything feels like a massive challenge.  Having to make major changes to your life is bloody difficult at the best of times however, when the changes are forced and not really of your doing, it makes it even tougher to come to terms with. I have tried to keep myself calm andContinue reading “Wading Through Treacle….”

Alastair Campbell: Depression & Me. Another Great Mental Health Documentary.

This was another great documentary by the BBC for Mental Health Awareness Week; and again, it was great to see a public figure being so open in sharing their struggle with a mental health issue. Like most words related to mental health issues, depression is wildly misused.  As we saw with Alastair Campbell, depression isContinue reading “Alastair Campbell: Depression & Me. Another Great Mental Health Documentary.”