According to ancient Hindu Upanishads and Buddhist tantras, the psycho-spiritual energy centres known as chakras are said to play an important role in our well-being. They can reveal the intersection of physical and mental wellness, and meditation.
If you are out of balance in terms of your emotional health, you may start reacting physically. Chest pain, high blood pressure, and even ulcers can be a direct result of ill-managed psychological issues. When you’re feeling good about yourself, it’s also a lot easier to cope with the little ups and downs everyone experiences,…Continue reading Tips to Improve Your Emotional Health
Stress has become a normal part of our very busy lives in today’s day and age, to the point where most working people suffer tremendous amounts of stress on an average day. What most don’t realise about stress, however, is that it’s extremely dangerous, and can have an incredibly powerful negative impact on our overall…Continue reading The Perfect Beverages To Relieve Stress
When we stress our brain is affected. Here are a few ways in which the brain is affected by severe stress. Memory is Affected The neural stem cells in the hippocampus (for memory and learning) develop into neurons. When severe stress occurs the stem cells become oligodendrocytes and these coat the neurons with myelin, which…Continue reading How Stress Affects The Brain
When you think of meditation, what thoughts are conjured up? Do you think of sitting in a dimly lit room for 30-40 minutes focusing on your breathing or another object of contemplation? Does this idea sound daunting or time-consuming? While it’s always a good idea to take even just a few minutes a day to…Continue reading Mini-Meditations for Calming the Body and Mind
There are many positives when it comes to owning pets. The advantages include overall wellness, emotional support, increased levels of physical health, and more. Your Blood Pressure Will Lower Although certain studies have found the connection to be stronger than others have, owning a pet has the potential to lower your blood pressure. This is…Continue reading Health Benefits of Pet Ownership
It’s a sad but true fact. There have never been more suicides than there are now, and with the spate of celebs all topping themselves, mental health has never been more in focus, or more spoken about. But talking about mental health after the fact doesn’t help Chester Bennington, Robin Williams, Alexander McQueen, Verne Troyer…Continue reading Making Mental Health a Priority
If you are divorced and ready to start dating again, you’re not alone! With such high divorce rates the world over, there are so many people who are looking for love again and want to start seeking out potential partners. I often come across divorcees who are desperate to jump back into the dating world…Continue reading 7 Dating Tips for Divorcees