Shift from Anxiety to Self-compassion

Shift from anxiety to self-compassion

We tend to be hard task-masters, tough on ourselves. We sometimes view gentleness, compassion and kindness as weaknesses. Does this sound familiar? Our media and the world around us is aggressive and harsh, cruel and judgemental. This further supports the idea that kindness and self-compassion are soft options. Yet a shift from anxiety to self-compassion Continue reading »

How to Live your Wonderful Calm Life!

Live your wonderful calm life

A calm life means you’re not agitated or disturbed. It doesn’t mean that the unexpected or unwanted never happens. That would be pretty impossible right now, wouldn’t it? Instead, with mindfulness, everything feels a little more under control. No, that’s not true. Mindfulness can help you feel a tiny bit empowered about how you respond Continue reading »

Manage Stress at Work

Manage stress at work

“The old stigmas about mental health are finally beginning to fade as employers realise that a sit back and wait approach to such issues is no longer an option,” said Mike Blake, director at PMI Health Group. “Being proactive and making regular checks on employees’ emotional, as well as physical, health should be an important Continue reading »

Mindfulness and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Mindfuness and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS stands for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. There is no one specific cause of this distressing condition of the digestive system. However, if you suffer with it, or indeed, any chronic illness, managing your ability to relax can help ease everyday symptoms. See: What is the relationship of stress to IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and: Stress Continue reading »