mindfulness

10 things to ditch today to feel happier tomorrow

10 Things To Ditch Today To Feel Happier Tomorrow

You know you want to feel happier, but you don’t know how to take it from a concept to reality. Happiness is not an elusive unicorn, however, we often let things stand in the way of true contentment, like focusing too heavily on what others are doing and not tending to your own garden – … Continue Reading

choose happy

Why “Choose Happy” is bu!!sh*t

Imagine this – You’re having a particularly rough time. Like, really crappy. Maybe you’re breaking up. Maybe you lost your job. Maybe you had a health diagnosis that blows. Maybe you ran out of ice cream when you’re PMSing, I don’t know, whatever, just work with me. It’s a tough time. You’re feeling low. You … Continue Reading

gratitude

Show more gratitude today to feel better tomorrow.

Some days may feel like a ball ache, with not a whole lot to be thankful for. If a loved one’s health is declining, or your life has taken an unexpected turn, gratitude might seem an out-of-reach fantast for hippies. On other days, though, things could be totally different. You might feel that life is … Continue Reading

emotional baggage

Your emotional baggage is not a golden ticket to be a dick

I was involved in a conversation recently where people were talking about someone they were kinda friends with. I say kinda because hanging out with this often charming, clever and humorous person was akin to hanging out with a sweet, fluffy animal who occasionally tried to inviscerate you when you weren’t watching. This ‘kinda friend’ was … Continue Reading

attitude of gratitude inner peace

How an attitude of gratitude can bring you inner peace

If you hear ‘attitude of gratitude’ and die a little inside, you need to think again. If you’re skeptical about practicing gratitude to help bring you inner peace, let me shine a big fat light on the changes this daily gratitude practice brought to my life. I was having a tough time last year. There … Continue Reading

Coping with overload and learning how to do less

Coping with overload and learning how to do less

  We’re all so incredibly busy, aren’t we? Someone recently said to me that we’re so busy filling every moment that we don’t have time to live well. What a terrible waste, when our workload is so great that the expense is our joie de vie. Our workload is heavy. Our life load is too much. … Continue Reading

Can’t meditate? Give active meditation a crack

  Research has shown that meditation can help to reduce stress, anxiety and depression and increase your happiness and wellbeing. If you’re screwing up your face and saying “Tried it, but I can’t do it” chances are you didn’t find the right style for you. Everyone can meditate, but maybe active meditation is more your thing. … Continue Reading