Contrary to what many people believe today, prioritizing your own self care isn’t selfish or wrong. It doesn’t matter if you’re single or if you have a family to look after; taking care of yourself first and foremost is one of the most important and beneficial things you can do for everybody.
If you don’t make time for self care, a few things will happen. You’ll have less energy, and feel less capable of following through on your goals and completing to do lists. Your stress levels will be higher, and your sleep could suffer. Your creativity could suffer, and your mental health will likely begin to suffer as you feel deprived, frustrated, and irritable. Making sure you carve out the time for own self care is a must!
If you’re not used to doing this, this guide is designed to help you. Read on for some pointers that will get you started: Continue Reading →
Allergies can be hellish. If you have an abundance of allergies in your home, or you just get hay fever, it can impact your life incredibly negatively. But, there are so many different allergies, that many people don’t know where to begin to tackle each one. In actual fact, there is a simple way to minimise your allergies, and that’s to do the following… Continue Reading →
It’s not always easy to get a good night’s sleep and many parents with young children face the challenge of sleep deprivationat some point in their lives. We often hear about the importance and impact sleep has on our emotional and physical wellbeing, yet few of us get enough sleep to operate at our optimum. Continue Reading →
Healthier than store bought paste and tastier! Zing up your dishes with this delicious Thai past
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Improving Your Meditation
According to the teachings of Swami Rama there are several main tasks to be accomplished during the beginning stage of meditation and practice.
1. developing the practice of internal dialogue
2. learning to cultivate mindfulness or meditation in action
3. having a regular practice time and place
4. developing a steady comfortable sitting posture
5. relaxing the body
6. learning the basics of breathing
Lets look at the the internal dialogue problem. Is your mind always wanting to switch to your thoughts and chatter to you? Fear not – help is at hand. Continue Reading →