External orienting is the process of observing one’s surroundings using the five senses. This can be very helpful for individuals who are intimidated by mindfulness techniques like the body scan. Here’s a meditation script for external orienting.[Read more…] about Monday Meditation: A Meditation Script for External Orienting
Sometime or another we will experience a time when we are alone. Some people fear being alone for various reasons. The first step is to become comfortable with yourself and having the self-confidence that you will be able to manage being alone. There is nothing wrong with being alone. If being alone bothers you then seeing a counselor can help you with these issues.
Tracking the source of anxiety can be an incredibly frustrating process. Sometimes, those intrusive thoughts and feelings creep in even when we have nothing to worry about.[Read more…] about How Hormones May Be The Source of Your Anxiety
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
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
Studies show that practicing meditation can help enhance focus and creativity. This makes meditation perfect for writers, artists, musicians, or anyone looking to nurture their creative spirit. Here’s a meditation script to boost creativity.[Read more…] about Monday Meditation: A Meditation Script to Boost Creativity