Wellness

Learning to Love Myself

Malminder Gill | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

By learning each day to take care of yourself, you will start to be an example to your colleagues, friends and family. Many of us are more motivated to do something positive when we realise the potential impact it can have on others.

A Declaration of Independence

David Mochel | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

Imagine that you are tired of suffering. Imagine that you decide that you are going to do things differently. Imagine that you have chosen to "abolish the forms to which you are accustomed"? Choosing and committing to a new response to a familiar situation can bring renewed energy and excitement.

Why You Need to Slow Down to Speed Up!

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

You can move forward in your life by thinking and feeling too, not just doing. With a clear vision and a sense of direction, you can focus your energy more effectively, be more productive and make better decisions.

Train Your Brain to Struggle Less and Thrive More

David Mochel | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

Brain research suggests that it really depends upon which part of your brain is most active. Neuroscientists have found that when they stimulate certain areas of the brain with electrical impulses, they can get their subjects to learn more rapidly, solve problems that previously eluded them, and most recently, to be more appreciative of art.

Homeopathy, Bebop and Other 'Revelations'

Tony Lobl | Posted 27.03.2014 | 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".

Five Easy Ways to Double Your Health and Vitality

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

Let me ask you a question: "What controls everything in your body?" Hopefully, you answered the brain - that amazing computer in your skull that is made up of hundreds of billions of nerve cells.

Are You Sacrificing Your Health for Your Business?

Hanni Melnicenko | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hanni Melnicenko

One of the biggest mistakes we entrepreneurs make when it comes to our business is we think we are 'supposed' to work 24/7. And we feel guilty when we are not! Many of us female entrepreneurs work for months on end without a single day off. What's more, many of us average 16 to 18 hours a day. Sound familiar?!

How to Move From Survival and Struggle to Growth and Contribution in Less Than Two Minutes a Day

David Mochel | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

A friend of mine once said to me, "I don't know what God is, but when I look at a butterfly or a flower, I know that I can't do that." It is possible to view the world this way -- with the acceptance of uncertainty and appreciative curiosity for the mundane -- because of a set of networks in the nervous system that I refer to as the "growth function."

Good Night, Sleep Tight: Finding a Good Night's Sleep

Luke Morris | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Luke Morris

The oft-repeated saying that we spend a third of our lives asleep is largely true. Sleep helps us recover our energy; it regulates our hormones, allows our body to grow and repair, strengthens our immune system, improves our mental health and, perhaps most ironically for those struggling to sleep, reduces our anxiety.

Amanda Byram's Australian Retreats

The Spa Spy | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Ohh la la... The Shangri-La's reputation definitely precedes it, possibly as one of the world's most luxurious hotels. Stepping into the lobby - a little oasis in the heart of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District) you feel a sense of old world grandeur that you don't find much of in Sydney's kicking modern city.

3 Must-have Apps For a Super Body, Mind and Soul in 2014

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Tech
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

Keep your mind strong, engaged and positive with this enjoyable and free podcast. It will give you the motivation to stick to all those great New Year's resolutions!

We Are All Sensation Chasers

David Mochel | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

Philip Seymour Hoffman, an actor whose work I enjoyed very much, died this week, apparently from a drug overdose. The efforts to get rid of unpleasant feelings and to replace them with pleasant ones can take a powerful toll on a human life.

Create an Attitude of Gratitude

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

Gratitude is also a wonderful way to bring us into present time consciousness. When we are in a state of gratitude, it means that we are indeed, paying close attention to and appreciating everything that we have right NOW.

Three Ways to Change Your Relationship With Digital Technology in 2014

Rohan Gunatillake | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Tech
Rohan Gunatillake

Whether it's email, social media or just getting our devices to work how we want them to, most of the time our relationship with technology feels like one of discomfort, stress or even anxiety...when was the last time you looked at your inbox with a sense of total peace?

The Simple Secret to Optimal Performance and Wellbeing

David Mochel | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

Optimal wellbeing - a combination of physical health, peak performance, peace of mind, and meaningful relationships - hinges on the consistent application of one principle: You get what you practice.

Eight Things You Can Do Right Now to Benefit From a Self-Regulation Practice

David Mochel | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

A large and growing body of research shows that deliberately and consistently practicing self-regulation - being present, open, and purposeful - makes a dramatic difference in the quality of people's lives.

Three Stress-Busting Mantras

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

Stress is all around us, an inescapable by-product of work, school, inter-personal relationships, and even physical challenges. Stress kills. It robs us of our vitality, reduces our ability react and respond, and decreases our productivity by triggering stress hormones in the body that are damaging and toxic.

Three Mantras to Enhance Your Internal Healing Power

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

The power of your mind can help you release anger, guilt and shame, bringing you to a state of peace and wellness. By repeating special phrases, or "mantras" to yourself, you can program your mind in a more positive way.

11 New Spa Travel Trends for 2014

Paul Joseph | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Joseph

Health and Fitness Travel has created their exclusive Fusion Fitness programmes with spa hotels for clients needing this tailored approach.

My Roller Coaster Ride With Cancer

Charlotte Brierley | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Brierley

On 15 May at 7pm in my office in the City of London, I took a call which shifted my universe. I was diagnosed with cervical cancer and told I would have to undergo surgery which may or may not leave me infertile and possibly have chemo-radiation after that.

Using Your Brain to Beat Burnout: Five Anti-Stress Tips

Beth Burgess | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Burgess

On National Stress Awareness Day, it is important that people not only check their own stress levels, but that employers and businesses show some willingness to take responsibility for their staff.

Three Ways to Activate Your Internal Doctor

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

One of the principles of a vitalistic outlook of health is that the body is a self-healing and self-organizing organism. It is designed to work properly when it is treated well and given the correct resources.

Sickness and Poverty Are a State of Mind

Simon Stevens | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Stevens

Poverty and sickness had always existed and I sometimes feel so embarrassed how soft this generation sometimes appears to be. If some charities and indeed disability activists were around when we were living in caves, we would have all been deemed unfit for work and would never have invented fire, being extinct a very long time ago.

Why Holidays Are Healthy for You

Paul Joseph | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Joseph

A holiday is far better for your health than you might think. You not only have the chance to escape from the stresses of daily life, but you can stimulate your mind with a new culture and learn healthier habits. It's a great chance to not just relax, but also to improve your physical and emotional well-being, and return home with fantastic memories.

eeding More Mindfulness in Education

Susie Pearl | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Susie Pearl

If we can teach our young people how to feel better and share some of the tools we have for getting better from the inside out, then our education system will improve dramatically over night. So too will children's learning potential. It's time to bring wellness and mindfulness deeper into the education process.