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While we may not be able to speed up the departure of Covid and our return to normal life, we can take steps to boost our wellbeing, strengthen our resilience, and increase our mental, emotional, and physical strength. Based on one of the core frameworks in positive psychology, the PERMA framework, here are six ways to boost your wellbeing during the pandemic.
WOAH!!! STOP!!! I looked back from my kayak to see people shouting and waving their arms at the man in the truck. Furiously backing his trailer down the boat ramp, he was headed straight for the girl scouts in kayaks at the bottom waiting patiently for their turn to be pushed off into the river. … Continue reading Watch out for the boats! Five strategies to deal with frustration and regain your patience
As busy, stressed-out professionals we all want to increase our well-being and feel better. Yet finding time for self-care can be extremely challenging, and even if you can carve out an hour somewhere, where should we be targeting our well-being efforts? Which areas of our lives should we focus our precious time and energy on … Continue reading 5 areas to focus on to improve your well-being
I cannot be trusted to make good decisions first thing in the morning. As soon as my eyes open, my brain starts looking for reasons to stay exactly where I am – warm and snuggly in bed. I’ve learned never to allow myself to make decisions for the day before I get out of bed. … Continue reading How I get myself to work out first thing in the morning
If you follow the law of attraction, you'll be familiar with gratitude as a powerful tool to help you manifest the things you want. Specifically, feeling grateful for the things you already have will attract more things into your life to feel grateful for. While this seems pretty simple the problem many of us have … Continue reading How do I feel grateful for things in life that aren’t what I want?
Nick Ortner, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) expert and best-selling author of The Tapping Solution: A revolutionary system for stress free living takes us through the basic three steps of the tapping process: Step 1: Identify an issue to tap on Step 2: Give it a value from 0 to 10 Step 3: Tap on the … Continue reading How to tap (QUICK VIDEO)
A popular piece of advice given to people trying to achieve a goal is to celebrate their achievements by giving themselves a reward. Promising yourself a small treat or reward for reaching certain milestones or completing certain tasks is said to boost your motivation, give you something to look forward to, and reinforce how good … Continue reading How rewards sabotage your goals
If you're anything like me, the 2-3 hour stretch right after lunch can seem like an uphill struggle. Unless you're lucky enough to live in a country that enjoys a post-lunch siesta, finding the will and motivation to plow on through the afternoon can be a daily challenge. Post-lunch sleepiness has typically been attributed to … Continue reading 3 steps to break out of the afternoon slump
"Magic is science that we just don't understand yet"Arthur C. Clarke Until recently, western science has largely disregarded energy-based approaches to healing as nothing more than 'hocus pocus', attributing any efficacy claims to a simple placebo effect. As a Reiki practitioner, I have often hesitated to reveal my practice to others, waiting for the seemingly … Continue reading Is there any scientific evidence for energy healing?