Stress? What stress?

Stress? What stress?

Don’t be fooled by the temporary relief of using alcohol, drugs, cigarettes, caffeine or sugar to reduce stress. It is better to have a clear head to find solutions instead of covering up the problem. You can cover something up but it is still...
What are you into?

What are you into?

Exercise helps your body release stress. It’s an invaluable way of staying healthy. No, it’s more than that. Without exercise your body will not operate as effectively as it can. Your body is designed to move. Your lymphatic system which clears waste from...
It’s your face!

It’s your face!

Have you ever wondered why some people look old before their time and yet others seem to get better as they age? The pace of our world is increasing daily. Social, financial and work related pressures are affecting all of us. But you can be proactive and minimize the...
More onion layers?

More onion layers?

“I thought I had dealt with my XYZ issues years ago. Why has it resurfaced?” Perhaps you can relate? You know, when you figure you have something sorted, but it just pops up again in your face! A client recently complained about yet another ‘layer of the onion’ –...

Mindfulness for Beginners

If you have an over active mind, have trouble sleeping or get stressed easily, this could provide some simple and practical tools. The practice of Mindfulness, which stems from Buddhist teachings and tradition, has been successfully used as an adjunct therapy for a...
Falling asleep when meditating?

Falling asleep when meditating?

It’s easily done, especially if you are tired or at the end of the day. Here’s a tip I learned from a teacher many years ago. Make sure you are sitting upright. Place one (say your right) elbow in your left hand so your right arm is vertical. If you start to fall...
De-clutter your life

De-clutter your life

You can tell when it’s time to de-clutter. You slow down, become less productive, feel overloaded and overwhelmed. And all the stuff you have collected…it starts to have a life of its own. Some years ago my neighbours lived in a large shed while they built their...

Is it fear or intuition?

How you do know if what you are feeling is fear or your intuition? There are some clear indications that will help you make wiser decisions. In this cheeky video by Marie Forleo, you will glean some crucial...
Do you close your eyes…

Do you close your eyes…

Do you close your eyes when you eat? During a conversation with a friend, the topic of ‘gentle eating’ came up. This is basically what your mum or granny told you about how to eat and how many times to chew your food before swallowing. It was 30 times in my household...

Breath is life

How long can your body survive without food? About four to six weeks. How long can you survive without water? Give or take a few days, the average person will last about a week. How long can you hold your breath before you keel over and kick the bucket? Well, I’m not...