Paleo. Keto. Atkins. There are so many diet and meal plans out there that it is hard not to get completely overwhelmed. Studies have shown that there is one thing you can do, regardless of your eating plan, that will create a healthier way of eating. The Psychology of Eating Mindfully When we look at […]
If you are ever tempted to give up on a goal, ask yourself: how badly do you want it? When 10 more push-ups seem too hard: How badly do you want to get strong? When cooking a healthy meal seems too much: how badly do you want to be well? When studying a bit more […]
We often start off our day with a feeling of positivity and optimism. As the day goes by, however, we may start to become irritated with people and situations around us. It is important to not allow small inconveniences to take over our entire day. Here are some tips to have better, happier days.
We are often highly motivated at the beginning of the week when we are setting goals for ourselves. It seems easy to write out a list to design the most incredible version of ourself possible. As the week goes on, however, we sometimes lose that motivation and put off our goals to the next week. […]
Hi everybody! Today I want to talk about the practice of Loving-Kindness Meditation. This is a simple practice of thinking loving thoughts towards others, which has incredible benefits. This practice has shown to increase our own happiness, as well as feelings of love, joy, gratitude, self-acceptance and positive relations with others. Start by practicing […]
The trends of diets and healthy eating seem to change all the time. There is a new fad diet out every week and everyone has a different opinion about what the “best” one is. There is so much information out there and it can be overwhelming when we have to decide what is right for […]
Everyone these days seems to be doing the most intense, cross-fit-like exercise. They are able to run a half marathon before the sun rises and then drink a zero-calorie, zero-taste health smoothie and be good until noon. With the health and fitness standards being this absurd, how do we push harder to keep up? The […]
Sugar has become a major health problem in our society. It is an added ingredient in almost every food package in the shops these days and it can be very hard to avoid. Here are some of the things I have learnt while eliminating sugar from my diet. It is not easy Eliminating sugar from […]
We all have habits and behaviours that do not serve us. If we are able to understand how our brain works, and how habits are reinforced, we can then look at ways to change these habits.
Hi Everyone! Part of my morning routine is a 10 minute meditation session. I can pretty much only manage 10 minutes at this point in my journey because I really struggle to quieten my mind for any longer than that. Our minds can often be like a river, where our thoughts flow from one idea […]