Posts tagged how to be mindful
How To Start A Journalling Practice

No longer just reserved for teenage girls and smelly backpackers, journalling is now widely accepted as a mindfulness tool to help us to become more present, peaceful & in tune with our thoughts & feelings. But if you’re not a natural writer, how do you get started? Here are my top tips for starting a journal.

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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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Types of Meditation To Try Today

There are many different types of meditation you can try, but they all focus around the same principal; directing your mind's focus towards something in particular. Think of it as a work-out for the mind. The more we practice controlling where the mind wanders to, the easier it will be to do that when we really need to. Here are a few ideas for you when you're starting out. This is by no means an extensive list, but just a few that I've tried and have worked for me!

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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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