Why walking in nature is mega good for you!

“For every walk in nature, one receives more than he seeks.” —John Muir Whatever the weather, walking in nature is not only good for your heart and fitness levels, but according to numerous studies it has measurable mental benefits and it may also reduce the risk of depression. Let’s take a look at how a simpleContinue reading “Why walking in nature is mega good for you!”

15 ways to boost self-confidence

We all have times when we lack confidence and do not feel good about ourselves. But when low self-esteem becomes a long-term problem, it can have a harmful effect on our mental health and our day-to-day lives. This week, we are going to take a look at ways some simple but effective ways to improveContinue reading “15 ways to boost self-confidence”

Don’t forget to laugh!

News reports update us daily…. hourly…. constantly concerning COVID-19. It’s overwhelming at times, and whilst we cannot stick our heads in the sand regarding this most difficult time in history, we need to maintain a healthy balance re: what we watch and listen to in order to take care of our mental and physical well-being.  Apart fromContinue reading “Don’t forget to laugh!”

7 tips for dealing with disappointment

We all face disappointment in our lives from time-to-time, and it hurts, but it’s what we learn from life’s disappointments that makes all the difference between falling apart and becoming a much stronger person despite such. I’d like to share the following tips that I’ve learned over the years which have helped me to handleContinue reading “7 tips for dealing with disappointment”

Coping with change

Experiencing a sudden, significant change can feel like a physical blow. For example, a global financial crisis may result in substantial losses and redundancies. Or, a sudden bereavement or health issue may change your fundamental outlook on life. Changes are something we all have to come to terms with at some point in our lives.Continue reading “Coping with change”

Are you an Energy Sucking Vampire?

Have you ever returned home in the evening from whatever the world has thrown at you and exhaled a sigh of relief? Home…. the place where you can shut the door, put your feet up, and re-charge your flagging batteries. We’ve all met ESV’s during the course of our lifetime. They are found in families,Continue reading “Are you an Energy Sucking Vampire?”