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15 Therapeutic and Meditative Activities for Calmness

Calm is something we all need to cultivate in our stressful adult lives. However, we're not limited to the obvious, more mainstream methods of therapeutic activity or meditative practices: yoga, meditation, journaling, reading, walking, etc. Here is a list of activities that are very calming because they are gentle or because they take keen concentration… Continue reading 15 Therapeutic and Meditative Activities for Calmness

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Attending to Your Basic Needs (podcast)

When we feel low or off, we often panic that something big is wrong with us. However, I think a lot of the time, it comes down to our basic needs not being met. Inspired by playing The Sims (lol), I am talking about our basic needs and how they can affect us in life… Continue reading Attending to Your Basic Needs (podcast)

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Video: We Need ALL Areas of Healthcare

Caring about your health is important, but are you caring about ALL areas of your health? Do you know what I mean? No? Then give this a watch for some info! Emotional Health Mental Health Physical Health Spiritual Health Holistic Health All areas of health work together...   https://youtu.be/yVhx21qGKxI   If you need any help… Continue reading Video: We Need ALL Areas of Healthcare

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My Top 3 Tips For Better Mental Health

Some people are unsure about mental health as a topic, and often want a quick answer on what to do. Firstly, there is no quick fix. Health is an on-going thing and a natural part of life, and so mental health is no different. However, here are my top 3 tips for better mental health… Continue reading My Top 3 Tips For Better Mental Health

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Embracing Life’s Spectrum: Living Free

We can free ourselves by thinking less black and white. Less us and them. Less "you are or you aren't". Because life should be lived on a spectrum. And this spectrum both sets us free and connects us...   Personality & Identity We are never fully formed. People will have you believe that once you… Continue reading Embracing Life’s Spectrum: Living Free

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List of Alternative Therapies for Mental Health

Traditional therapy may not be for everyone, I know, so here are some alternatives. Some of these are real, recognised forms of therapy to help treat mental illness or better mental health in general; others are therapeutic exercises or activities that many find beneficial to their mental health.   Holistic therapy This is just a… Continue reading List of Alternative Therapies for Mental Health

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Why Our Society Needs Meditative Practices

Many people turn their noses up whenever someone mentions yoga or meditation. They feel that it is "not for them" even though they've never really tried it, or brush it off as hippie-dippie mumbo jumbo. Well, I'm here to try to convince the naysayers that meditative practices have a place in the Western world, and… Continue reading Why Our Society Needs Meditative Practices

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Ways to Meditate (That Aren’t Hard)

Definition of meditation: "focus one's mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as a method of relaxation." (or) "think deeply about (something)." The first thing you need to do in order to meditate is to stop thinking of it as boring, hard, or… Continue reading Ways to Meditate (That Aren’t Hard)