Long-distance relationships are difficult. No one jumps for joy that their boyfriend or girlfriend lives hours away.
Friendship can be a funny thing. Some friendships last a lifetime and survive all manner of ups and downs, while others simply burn bright then fade away. But there are some toxic friendships that are damaging, and you need to know when you should walk away.
Being an entrepreneur can be stressful, as can having a “normal” 9-5 job. Often we get bogged down in what we are doing and forget that a little mental break can go along way. Laws regarding lunch hours or the length of time people can work for are there for a good reason, as working…Continue reading Great Ideas for Mini Mental Breaks
It’s another new year, which means just one thing. Another brave attempt at becoming our best selves.
Going on a date is supposed to be fun. You get to appreciate a pleasant activity, get to know a person you like, and otherwise just enjoy yourself. So, why is it that going on a date has become such a stressful prospect for so many? Worse yet; being stressed at a date is the…Continue reading Mentally Preparing Yourself For A Date
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