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Moving through 2018 with EASE

Instead of setting goals at the start of each year, I prefer to choose a word (or three) to be my theme for the year. I can then revisit at regular intervals throughout the year to ensure my actions
mental health during the pandemic

5 quick tips for mental health during the pandemic

Here are five fast tips that have really helped my mental health and wellbeing in this crazy lockdown and isolation period during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
mental wellness in isolation

Mental wellness in isolation

You may have found that during this global pandemic there have been a few ups and downs in terms of your emotional well-being. These five tips can help you get through this isolation period.
bored in isolation

Bored in isolation? Here are 10 things to do next

If you are feeling bored in isolation or disconnected from the outside world, here are some ways to relieve your cabin fever. And you're not expected to write King Lear or help discover Calculus.
self-care in isolation

Self care in isolation – For the good of the community

How can we practice self-care in isolation? How do we ensure our community is cared for in a time of uncertainty? Anxiety and fear need to be channelled into compassion and care.

The Pursuit of Discomfort – Theme of the year 2020

Can happiness truly be sought in our “positive vibes only” culture? Or is it better achieved by acknowledging and embracing uncomfortable feelings?
Mindfulness

Mindfulness for good health and wellness – Article

For many, mindfulness is about being still and quiet, and certainly, this is a valuable way of approaching it. However, mindfulness is also something that can be added to a range of everyday tasks
yoga for busy people – richard scarry

Yoga for busy people

In our busy, busy lives, when do we get time to quietly reflect? And if we do, it probably feels really uncomfortable. With a distracted mind and an active body, sitting still can be torturous.
Stressed out? Restore balance with yoga breathing

Autonomic Nervous System 2: Restore balance with yoga

This follow-up to understanding the function of the autonomic nervous system offers ways to restore balance to a stressed-out mind and body.
Fight-or-flight

Autonomic Nervous System 1: Parasympathetic vs sympathetic

The Sympathetic Nervous System, or “fight-or-flight” state, describes your body’s response to a dangerous or stressful situation. So how does your brain differentiate between perceived risks — life

How to fall asleep with a monkey mind

Resisting the monkey mind just leads to frustration and agitation. Simply willing yourself to get to sleep can be a fruitless effort. Here are some simple ways we can improve our much-needed slumber.