Have you struggled with food, guilt, over-eating, under-eating, dieting, bingeing or hating your body? The path of the diet with the promise of perfection is long and treacherous; with conflicting advice about which diet will lead you to happiness – paleo, fasting, low carb, low fat, no sugar, juicing and the list goes on.
What Brings You to Happiness? It is not until there is an absence of a thing, a void where it once was, before you can truly appreciate just how valuable, even essential that thing is to your well being. Relationships for me are that thing. I was born into a large family, one of eight
Are you new to minimalism? Will this be your first Christmas, or holiday period as a minimalist? Perhaps you have been living the simple life for a while now but the holiday season always seems to leave your relatives and friends completely confused by your behaviour.
Mindfulness is very simply the process of being awake and present to the now. No judgement of the present moment, instead the acceptance of what is and allowing yourself to fully experience it.
I am in my late 20’s, well to be exact I am 28 but late 20’s sounds less ‘scary’. Why scary? Because the time I have left to get my ‘life in order’ as it were is getting closer every single day.
Essentially mindfulness is being aware of all that is around you and in doing so you become present.
Busy is a strange badge to wear and yet so many people don’t feel successful or worthy without being busy.
Do you ever feel powerless to help with major issues such as global poverty? Chin up! We are now in an age where technology can be used to eliminate poverty and there is so much that you, the individual, can do.
Do you feel paralyzed when it comes to making a decision because of fear? Have you stopped yourself from doing what you desire due to fear of failure or what others might think?
Do you struggle with consumerism? Many of us feel the need to buy stuff to fill ourselves up, to impress others or because we feel inadequate if we don’t.
The greatest joy in life can be found when your focus is on what you give to improve the happiness of another. When you’re feeling low and lets face it, even the best of us have down days, nothing can cheer you up faster than placing your energy on helping others. If you’re anything like
As my journey in mindful living has progressed I have discovered the benefits of mindful eating. For me a large part of mindful eating is actively choosing foods that align with my values and those values led me to embrace a vegan diet.
Certain relationships are draining. Not the ‘I’ve had a long day’ draining, but the kind of draining that sucks away all of your positive energy and a good portion of your hope.
Building stronger relationships is a goal most of us have and yet many have no idea where to begin.