How a wandering mind can impact happiness

I wrote an article some time ago (He said, she said) on the wandering mind. Today, I received the following email from lumosity.com (a brain training app website): How many times a day does your mind wander? Whether you’re thinking about an important meeting or your next vacation, mind wandering may be a distinctly human ...

Beginner’s guide to abdominal breathing

Beginner's guide to abdominal breathing
Abdominal breathing is a type of breathing whereby you breathe into the abdomen and appear to fill it with air. What actually happens is that instead of breathing so that your lungs force your shoulders upwards, you push your abdominal area outwards as your diaphragm moves downwards. To perform this type of breathing, you can ...

He said, she said

He said, she said
Relationships, whether between friends or lovers, can be a source of joy and happiness but they can also bring stress and anxiety into your life. A badly-phrased sentence or something said in the heat of the moment can lead to bad feelings and result in the conversation echoing around in your head for hours or ...

A deeper look into synchronicity

A deeper look into synchronicity
Synchronicity is the moment of two or more events which are causally unrelated happening together to bring meaning and purpose into your life. You can read more about Synchronicity and what it is in my previous article which can be found here: http://eserv.co.uk/irl2/the-magic-of-synchronicity/   The purpose of this article is to take a deeper look into Synchronicity ...

The magic of synchronicity

The magic of synchronicity
Synchronicity is derived from the Greek word “Chronos” meaning time and therefore Synchronicity means “in time.” It is otherwise known as Serendipity, “a happy accident” and was originally coined by Carl Gustav Jung, in which he states that Synchronicity is the moment of two unified events, which are causally improbable and unrelated, occurring together by ...

What is Reiki?

Reiki is a japanese healing technique and comes from two Japanese words, “Rei” and “Ki”, which mean “Universal” and “Energy”. It is a hands-on modality which helps the body to heal and achieve a deep sense of peace. Reiki is said to flow through the healer and into the patient – the Reiki therapist is ...

How to meditate – a guide for beginners

How to meditate - a guide for beginners
Introduction In today’s modern world where everyone needs to be at their destination yesterday and they must have what they want immediately, stress is at an all-time high. There are many ways of combating stress and learning to relax but the simplest method is to be still and meditate. Meditation – a whole new world ...