Posts tagged happiness
Can you choose happiness?

Ahhh the pursuit of happiness; ironically the root of misery, or a legitimate and easy choice?

You might have seen phrases or inspirational quotes flying around the internet centring around the idea that happiness is a choice; ‘Be Happy’ or ‘Choose Happy’, or ‘Today I Choose Joy’. I actually think I might be guilty of pedalling these ideas; scroll through my Instagram and you can probably see me encouraging my followers to choose happiness.

Of course, what I really mean, is to choose positivity; because it’s not possible to choose happiness. Or is it?

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WTF is a positive affirmation and why do I need one?

Whether you’re a fan on an inspirational quote or not there’s no denying that with the rise of social media they’re becoming more and more prevalent in our lives. What you might not know, though, is that inspirational quotes are different from positive affirmations, and the latter are scientifically proven to benefit those who speak them.

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Cheap Ways to Practice Self-Care

I'm a great believer that the biggest pleasures in life are free....the smell of the air just before a thunderstorm on a hot summer day, the first sip of your morning coffee, the feeling of clean sheets, the warmth of the sun on your face or the sound of someone you love laughing....the list goes on! The practice of yoga helps us to become more aware of those little things in life which make it so special, helping us to find pleasure and happiness in the every day.

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WTF is mindfulness, and do I really need it?

It’s a word you probably have had enough of by now; especially if you feel like you don’t have the time or the ‘energy’ to dedicate to this seemingly new ‘pop-culture’ practice. However, before you switch off because you think you’ve heard it all before…indulge me for just a moment while I explain what mindfulness is to me, how it really can have a positive effect on all areas of your life, and how you can incorporate it into your day-to-day routine with very little change.

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