Wellbeing Wrap is a round up of what’s hot in the world of wellbeing, along with practical tips, things you can try out, and lots more. This one focuses on ‘winter warmers’
From childhood and throughout adulthood our thoughts, behaviours, beliefs and values are shaped, they sit in our subconscious mind. These brain programs are the foundation to everything we do, how we think, what we say, and how we act. For the most part this is helpful, however, our primitive brain will continue to use information that is not reality, and no longer helpful. It will delete and distort information stored, and this functioning can leave us stuck in a rut, and heading for unhappiness, without even realising what’s happened. Continue reading “How to stop your brain hijacking your happiness”
Wellbeing and wellness are the words of the moment when it comes to looking after ourselves, but what do those words mean to you? When I hit rock bottom I knew things had to change, or I wouldn’t be around to see my 50th year. Then I woke up to what wellbeing meant, and everything changed.
Reiki is a wonderfully relaxing and effective energy healing technique. It’s non-invasive and safe for everyone, and everything. Animals are generally very receptive to reiki, naturally understanding that it is going to help them heal.
Combining sensory, energy and psychotherapy techniques is powerful and beautiful. When I started my practice I would offer talking therapy and coaching separate to Reiki, however, I learnt over time that the healing is more profound when they are combined. Here’s I share a little of Julie’s journey.
When we take pleasure in the things that bring us joy, the things that make us laugh, smile, or sigh with heartfelt warmth, that is the simplest form of gratitude.
Gratitude brings many gifts to our lives; which could be beneficial to one or more of emotional, spiritual, physical, and mental health and wellbeing. Showing and feeling gratitude can occur at a subconscious level, or may be a mindful act, either way the benefits of raising our inward and outward gratitude are plentiful. In this week’s blog I’ll share how it benefits us (and others), and how to raise your mindful gratitude.
When did you stop noticing the wonderful things around you, within you, and beside you? When did you stop dancing?
If you’re life is mainly rushing by at a 100 miles an hour, and you’re somehow just not content or happy with you lot, my friend, you need to explore the wonderful world of mindfulness.
Most of us are not getting enough sleep, but it’s more complex than you might think.
Some of the facts around sleep, and its role on our health and wellbeing, are still a mystery, even to scientists. The Daily Mirror reported that one survey found that “Nearly a third of the population are suffering from insomnia which is affecting their health”. This survey of the nation’s sleep habits found that 30% of people are severely sleep deprived, placing them more at risk of mental health and relationship issues.