Philosophical Meditation Explained

Philosophical Meditation Explained

Philosophical Meditation Explained We constantly think about things and have various feelings such as regrets, feelings of envy, hurts, we are anxious and sometimes we experience excitement.  Most times we do not usually analyse these feelings or make sense of them.  It is often too difficult or painful and anxiety comes with this thinking process.  When we do not analyse these thoughts they often grow over time.  These feelings and thoughts need to be dealt with as they often show…

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What is Wellness?

What is Wellness?

What is Wellness? The World Health Organisation defines wellness as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”.  The Cambridge Dictionary defines it as “the state of being healthy”. Many experts have put forward various types of dimensions of wellness. Emotional Wellness This has to do with thoughts and feelings.  This dimension will enable you to recognise and deal with positive and negative feelings.  This involves adjusting to various life…

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A Guide to 5 Popular Meditation Types

A Guide to 5 Popular Meditation Types

A Guide to 5 Popular Meditation Types We live in a stressful, anxiety-inducing time and for many of us this means a dulling of the senses and feelings of being overwhelmed and overextended. However, meditation offers the perfect reprieve from the emotional and physical noise we endure on a daily basis and research suggests that meditation is useful for more than just a temporary relief from stress. Through improving mental and physical wellbeing, meditation has many proven long-term health benefits….

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How Meditation Improves Overall Health and Wellbeing

How Meditation Improves Overall Health and Wellbeing

How Meditation Improves Overall Health and Wellbeing Meditation has been scientifically proven to improve physical health and mental wellbeing and while different types of meditation are based on various factors such as compassion, mindfulness, and transcendentalism, they all share common benefits. Here are just 7 of the many improvements meditation can bring to your life. Meditation Reduces Stress Stress creates anxiety and agitation and is something that most people deal with on some level. As the levels of prescribed anti-anxiety…

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Why Yoga Is Good For You

Why Yoga Is Good For You

Why Yoga Is Good For You Yoga has been around for more than 5000 years, and the fact that it is still around today is testament to just how amazing it is. But before you think that yoga is just for hippies, or is all about stretching, think again! Yoga does a lot more than just tone muscles and burn calories, it’s a complete mind-body workout that combines building muscles with meditation, and deep breathing with building flexibility while promoting…

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The Benefits of Yoga

The Benefits of Yoga

The Benefits of Yoga Enlightenment comes from within, and yoga is one way of getting lit, and getting fit! It’s not just for hippies, it is not ‘just stretching’ and it is certainly a lot more than lying on a mat going OHHHHMMMM. Let’s take a look at what yoga can do for you and why it is so beneficial. Yoga teaches you to breathe You might think you’re breathing all the time, so why do you need to learn…

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The Scientifically Proven Benefits of Yoga

The Scientifically Proven Benefits of Yoga

The Scientifically Proven Benefits of Yoga An ancient practise which aims to bring together the body and mind, yoga incorporates breathing exercises, meditation, and poses of the body to encourage a reduction in stress and increase relaxation. Said to improve overall mental health and physical wellbeing, here are 8 scientifically proven benefits of yoga. Relieves Anxiety Those who suffer with anxiety often report feelings of distress for seemingly no reason, but since yoga encourages mindfulness and inner peace, many sufferers…

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