If there’s one thing in life that I’m really good at, it’s worrying. I’d get a gold star for it. Anxiety runs in my family and I often wonder whether it’s in my genes or whether it’s learned behaviour. Whichever way you look at it though, I spend a lot of my time fretting about things. This is one of the reasons why I’m so interested in Eastern philosophy, holistic health and personal development.[Read more…] about 5 Self-help Tips to Beat Anxiety
Vipassana meditation is an ancient Indian meditation technique. The word vipassana means to “see things as they really are,” and this type of meditation helps one develop insight and clarity. Below is a simple vipassana meditation script.[Read more…] about Monday Meditation: A Vipassana Meditation Script
After spending several months travelling round South East Asia a few years ago, I developed a fascination with Buddhism, and this has shaped my attitude to the world and my own life.
In this guest post for the Daily Mind I’d like to share some of the things that Buddhism has taught me.
With Easter Sunday around the corner, it would be good to take a step back, seek solitude, and rest. After all, taking time to reflect and recover can be refreshing. Here’s a meditation script for Easter.[Read more…] about Monday Meditation: A Meditation Script for Easter
As we near the end of International Women’s Month, let’s take a look at one of the most common – yet oft-ignored – experiences in a mother’s life.
The first few months of motherhood and meeting your new baby is a time of joy and happiness for many (not to mention mild stress and sleep deprivation, of course). But what happens when your experience is very different from this?[Read more…] about Understanding Postpartum Depression
In times of trial and hardship, it can be difficult to feel strong and empowered. This is because we usually look to external factors to help us feel confident and capable. It’s easy to forget that empowerment comes from within. Here’s a meditation script to empower the self.[Read more…] about Monday Meditation: A Meditation Script to Empower the Self