Metamorphosis of mental health across generations

I remember my late maternal grandmother as a very positive person, who loved to cook for her whole family, who loved to have family and friends over all the time, and also make a difference in others’ lives as much as she could with the limited resources she had. She got married to my grandfather at the age of 17, had four daughters, and a … Continue reading Metamorphosis of mental health across generations

Serious Health Benefits of Meditation

You might have heard the word “Neuroplasticity”. But do you wonder what it means? I am taking this online meditation course, not to become a meditation expert or anything, but to become a more knowledgeable meditator myself. And I have learned that neuroplasticity is the concept of the lifelong ability of the brain to change. New brain cells, also known as neurons, can be created … Continue reading Serious Health Benefits of Meditation

Help yourself with positive affirmations

You might already know the definition of an affirmation; it is a short powerful statement that is aimed at helping you to be in conscious control of your thoughts. Studies show that each of us has over 45,000 thoughts a day and 80% of those thoughts are fairly negative. Affirmations bring the subconscious thoughts to the surface and make them conscious and therefore we become consciously … Continue reading Help yourself with positive affirmations

Super + Blood + Wolf Moon?

The year is starting off with an exciting lunar event. On the night of Sunday, January 20th, (tonight), until the early hours of Monday, January 21st, we will experience a Super Blood Wolf Moon. A long and interesting name right? But why it is called so? According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, Native Americans and colonial Europeans always called January’s full moon The Wolf Moon, … Continue reading Super + Blood + Wolf Moon?

Change how you react emotionally

I have touched upon Mindfulness earlier in one of my blog posts as you might remember. And this time, I would like to elaborate a little bit further on the subject. The two most essential components of Mindfulness are; Staying mentally in the moment, which includes focussing on thoughts, feelings, sensations, and surroundings; Accepting thoughts and feelings without judgment. In addition to Meditation, the activities … Continue reading Change how you react emotionally

It is “You”, not “Them” – and you can fix it

Have you ever heard of the ancient Hawaiian healing system Ho’oponopono? It is essentially a process of letting go of toxic energies within you to allow the impact of divine thoughts, words, deeds, and actions. I have found out about this phenomenon through a newspaper article a few years ago. I was quite intrigued by it and kept reading, started practicing. This way of thinking says that … Continue reading It is “You”, not “Them” – and you can fix it

Anxiety recedes with the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

It feels like anxiety became a solid part of our lives, with the amount of stress we all experience every day at home, at work, at school, in traffic, during Christmas shopping at the crowded mall. It might get unbearable sometimes and dealing with it is not the easiest either, as anxiety is a stubborn feeling. Once it settles down in you, never wants to … Continue reading Anxiety recedes with the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)