I didn’t know anything much about meditation until my late 30’s when I went to an open meeting about it in the city where there was a large gathering of interested people. I was surprised to find it was so simple – just following the breathing.
Most people would agree that Christmas is a stressful time for one reason or another. Even the best Christmases will be stressful, and it’s a question whether the stress is dystress or eustress, that is good stress or bad stress.
Surely one strategy for a better life would be to be a better parent? But strangely this concept is not on the radar of many. Parenting just happens. But a new concept for parenting, a new perspective, would be to view yourself as a teacher.
When we are working on a project, or towards a goal we may start with a flourish, full of enthusiasm but after some time or some difficulties, or because of bad habits, we begin to fall behind in our progress. For whatever reason, we can fizzle out and lose the plot, or limp along at […]
Scientists have discovered something very strange that insomniacs will identify with. If you think you haven’t slept a wink all night, maybe you haven’t! A professor of psychology at a University in Utah USA found that even though people seemed to be asleep, that is, they were in a “sleep pattern”, they could still be […]
Are you minding your mind or is your mobile messing with it? If you have to check your mobile every few minutes, even if no-one is ringing you, then you have a problem, and that is that probably Facebook or some other social media is running your life. I know that because a while back […]
Who has time or money to go to a “shrink” these days for stress? And yet stress can damage our inner peace, our mental equilibrium, our emotions, or the ability to be relaxed, and can cause us health problems. We need to do something about stress, but in a time and cost-effective way, and we […]
Here are some tips for getting organised with the housework. Even if some of these tips work they will make life easier for you, and make it possible for you to get on with more enjoyable or more important things in your life. Shopping Reduce the frequency of your shopping expeditions. Keep a list of […]