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How to Stop Worrying: Six Simple Techniques

Worrying can suck the joy from our lives leaving us constantly anxious. However, it is possible to learn how to stop worrying with some simple techniques. Worry is a natural emotion that we all feel from time to time. However, sometimes our worrying can get out of control and begin to affect our lives in…

10 Alternatives to Meditation

Sitting still and quiet is really hard for me to do. So I’ve been looking around for other activities that can have the benefits of meditation but that I can accomplish more easily. Most people now recognize the benefits of meditation. Studies have shown it can: reduce depression improve creativity increase immune function reduce anxiety increase…

How to tune out the anxious mind and tune in to peace

To understand the mind it helps to remember that the way you think affects the way you feel, which affects the way you act and the outcomes you experience. So, changing the way your mind works can be the biggest factor in changing your life. Before moving on to more practical activities to reduce stress…

Out of your head–into your body

Sometimes, we treat our precious bodies as if they were merely vehicles to carry our brains around. The busy ‘monkey’ mind cares little if the body is tired and unwell or is being stressed too far. It presses the body to carry on regardless, often resulting in exhaustion and depletion. It gives little attention to…

Feel calmer in just six seconds.

Stress and anxiety can hit us at the most inconvenient times. But even if you only have six seconds to spare you can implement one of these five techniques and feel calmer.     1. Chew gum.  When we are afraid our bodies move into fight or flight mode and we are flooded with adrenaline, which can…

Quieten the Monkey Mind

The Monkey Mind There’s a voice in your head — call it the ego, the mind, the editor, resistance, the left brain, monkey mind — whatever you like. It’s constantly chattering away telling you all the things that are wrong with your life and all the things that could go wrong in the future. But…