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10 Things Everyone Should Know About Mindfulness

Dr Elizabeth Sparkes | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Elizabeth Sparkes

Plain and simple, anyone can develop a mindful life. Who is in the shower with you? Just think about it, how much shower time do you spend focusing on the refreshing feel of the water and the scent of the soap? Or are you thinking about your boss, neighbour, mother in-law?

A Simple Screensaver Could Cure Laziness

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Tech

By the time I've finished writing this story I would have checked Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and my Emails at least once, maybe twice. As much as...

The Pond and the Mind: A Parallel Universe

Kamontip Evans | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

When you watch the mind, you will find there is a beginning, middle and an end to each troublesome thought or emotion. Sometimes before you even get to the end of it, the mind will jump onto something else.

The Worst Thing People Say During a Therapy Session?

Michael Carthy | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Carthy

Truly knowing something without judgement or old ideas getting in the way is a process. Yes we can have an intellectual understanding of something almost instantly, but that isn't enough to make actual changes in our lives. Intellectually understanding something is just the tip of the iceberg.

How to Combat Your Christmas Stress

Michaela Horan | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Michaela Horan

All this busy activity distracts us from the fact that even though Christmas is meant to be a joyful affair, it also happens to fall at a tricky time of year (for those of us in the northern hemisphere). A time of darkness and decay. A time of introspection and reflection - activities that make for potentially unsettling pastimes.

Screw Positive Thinking

Asha Patel | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Asha Patel

This is a call for authentic listening. Instead of verbalising that emotion, be quiet. Listen to it. See what fears and foes lurk beneath what you're feeling. It's about listening to oneself and one's own emotional state and then being wholly responsible for it.

Poorna Bell

How Positivity Challenges Actively Make Our Lives Better

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Although positivity challenges aren't a new thing, we've seen them sprouting up all over Facebook recently. The idea is that someone nominates you...

Mindfulness, Meditation, and Calming the Hell Down

Maria Senise | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Senise

There I was, trying to practice mindfulness, when two birds flew out of nowhere and scared the shit out of me. I was sitting on the step to my patio when all of a sudden a frantic flurry of wing-flapping disturbed my inner peace.

Honouring Peter Gilbert - a Giant Voice for Spirituality's Role in Compassionate Care

Tony Lobl | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

When Rowan Williams uses the word "special" you take note. But when he mentions it three times in one sentence and prefaces it each time with the word "very" we're clearly being called to attention.

Homeopathy, Bebop and Other 'Revelations'

Tony Lobl | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Noting a case in which she administered tiny doses of a solution containing "common table-salt" in which there wasn't "a single saline property left", she reportedly cured a patient who had been "sinking in the last stage of typhoid fever".

'Tis the Season to Be Truly Jolly

Kamontip Evans | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

Christmas is the time of cheer and happiness. But how many of you are fretting about the getting together of relatives and in-laws, panicking about what to cook, wear, eat, do, buy, how to get on with the extended family, let alone your own - under the same roof, and for some, how to cope with loneliness at Christmas?

London Wellbeing Event: Everything From Doga to Astrology Under One Roof?

Louisa Mallejacq Flynn | Posted 07.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louisa Mallejacq Flynn

Good health and wellbeing is an essential part to leading a happy and fulfilled life. Being individuals, there certainly isn't a one-size-fits-all, and, depending on our preferences, tastes and personalities, we each have the potential to be interested in a vast range of different practices and philosophies.

A Daily Guide to Mind Mastery

Ladan Soltani | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ladan Soltani

Did you know we have on average 70,000 thoughts a day. As there are 86,400 seconds in a 24 hour day, this means we produce a thought every 1.2 seconds. Now remember, this is simply an average quote.

Why You Might Not Be Attracted To The 'Right' Person.

Todd Savvas | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Todd Savvas

Most clients come to me with questions about the person they are with, whether or not they are the 'one', or if it will 'last'. Both of these are stra...

Do You have a Monster Under Your Bed? Inspiration from a Seven Year Old

Alice Grist | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Grist

I recently spent the afternoon with my beautiful seven-year-old friend Lainey. Out of the blue she told me that she had seen something on a film that ...

10 Valentine's Day Dental Health Care Tips for Parkinson's Disease Sufferers

Thelma Etim | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Thelma Etim

What if you literally couldn't produce your signature smile on cue with confidence anymore? People with Parkinson's Disease can sometimes be deprived of executing this seemingly simple action of showing appreciation because of ongoing oral and dental health problems which are symptomatic of the debilitating condition.

Is There Such a Thing as Being 'Too Nice'?

Karen Edwards | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

And the fact is, we live in a world where our newspapers are constantly taken over by drama; our free time is (mainly) spent watching famous-sorts bicker and tell stories in the jungle/on a judging panel/at the High Court - we can't help it. We're drawn to the tawdry details; the naughty bits that should be kept secret; the bare, naked details. As humans, we seem to be programmed that way.