The Benefits Of Exercising Regularly

The Benefits Of Exercising Regularly

The Benefits Of Exercising Regularly We’ve been told for decades that one of the healthiest recreational activities we can engage in is simple exercise. It’s something that many people tend to shrug off, as exercise means taking time out of the day to do physical activity. It’s not always possible, especially in a world where our time is more precious then ever.

How to Strengthen Your Self-Discipline

How to Strengthen Your Self-Discipline

How to Strengthen Your Self-Discipline Let’s face it. In order to achieve your goals and dreams, you need to practise self-discipline. The best piece of advice we’ve ever received in regards to building self-discipline is that it’s like a muscle – the more you exercise it, the stronger it will get. Here’s how to do just that. Identify a Focus Point Before you can work on self-discipline, you first need to identity an area of focus. Do you want to…

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The Philosophy of Happiness

The Philosophy of Happiness

The Philosophy of Happiness Throughout the ages, philosophers have been willing to impart their wisdom on how to live a happy life to those who were willing to listen. This begs the question of whether the ability the live a happy life is based solely on one’s mental approach and how much we allow others to influence our happiness. Here we explore the concept of achieving happiness by consulting with some of the world’s most renowned ancient philosophers, as well…

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The Science Behind Why Nature is Relaxing

The Science Behind Why Nature is Relaxing

The Science Behind Why Nature is Relaxing We are all familiar with the intense feeling of calm which washes over us when we get out of the city and into nature. You may have previously thought that it’s all in your head, but the truth is that spending time in the great outdoors has been scientifically proven to improve quality of life. Not only will you get exercise, but you’ll also get to enjoy lower stress levels and a rejuvenation…

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A Breakdown of 9 Popular Styles of Yoga

A Breakdown of 9 Popular Styles of Yoga

A Breakdown of 9 Popular Styles of Yoga There are many different types of yoga to choose from whether you’re looking for a more physically challenging or a relaxing, meditative class. So how does one go about choosing the most suitable style? We suggest trying a few different styles before deciding on a favourite, but even if you’re an established yogi it’s a good idea to explore different styles to challenge yourself and break out of your comfort zone. Hatha…

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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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