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Switching Self-Improvement to Self-Love

Switching Self-Improvement to Self-Love

So often in life we become quite fixated on the idea of improving ourselves. And I think when people first come to mindfulness they have this idea that this is what mindfulness is all about – making ourselves better. But mindfulness is not so much about...
Living at the Speed of Life

Living at the Speed of Life

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Let’s face it—we live in a world where everything seems to be moving fast. It can all start to pass us by in a bit of a blur. How often do we say or hear, “where did the week go” or “oh my gosh...
Can’t Shake the Feeling You’re Not Enough? Here’s Why

Can’t Shake the Feeling You’re Not Enough? Here’s Why

In today’s world, sadly, I think most of us feel that we are not enough. We believe our worth is conditional so it needs to be constantly earned. When we operate from this paradigm much of our behaviour can become driven by feelings of shame. We get caught in striving...
The Psychological Tricks Keeping You Online

The Psychological Tricks Keeping You Online

App and social media companies use these three psychological mind hacks to keep you scrolling. Here is how they’re getting you hooked and some tips on wiser use of the tech in your life. The War For Our Attention They’re calling it an ‘attention war’ – where big tech...
The Three Happiness Myths That Make Us Miserable

The Three Happiness Myths That Make Us Miserable

Some of the world’s most common and widely held ideas about happiness create what psychologist and author Russ Harris eloquently calls a ‘happiness trap’. These ideas – or ‘myths’ – about happiness are misleading and when you believe them or let them dictate how you...