Memento Mori = "Remember you must die..." This podcast episode was quickly recorded the day Chadwick Boseman passed away. May he rest in eternal peace. Today we are reflecting on our mortality and the shortness and fragility of life; not so that we become depressed from that reality, but so that we can refocus on… Continue reading Memento Mori: Meditating on Death
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
In this ever-changing modern world that we live in, we feel pulled and pushed in many directions all at once. Our attention has become divided. We face comparisons and the Fear of Missing Out on a regular basis. And of course, with all this, we find ourselves sprinting to keep up or to make it… Continue reading Stop Sprinting to the Finish Line (podcast)
Have you been considering yoga but you're unsure? Here is why I do yoga in hope of inspiring you to hit your yoga mat today!
I hate the words "life-changing" but spirituality really is CHANGING MY LIFE! It is changing me and my experiences on a deep level... Here is how spirituality helps and heals, what it is, and how it is changing my mindset, relationships, and sense of Self... Click to play!
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
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
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
How many times have you found yourself saying, "I didn't realise" or "I didn't mean to" or "why did I do that?" Common phrases, aren't they. Sadly, not enough of us are aware of the world around us, the people around us, or what is going on inside of ourselves. However, this can all be… Continue reading Why Self Awareness is All You Need
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)