Everyone knows that babies and toddlers sleep best when they have a good bedtime routine. Those same routines work well even in your adult years. We may not need a bottle of warm milk to help us fall asleep but a relaxing night-time routine is still helpful for a good night’s sleep. What isContinue Reading Establishing A Healthy Bedtime Routine For Yourself
How to Combat Stress at Any Age – by Sally Perkins The modern lifestyle is full of rushing around, worrying about what others are doing and trying to fit a million things into a short space of time. This can lead to stress and illness, particularly as you get older. But, it doesn’t have toContinue Reading How to Combat Stress at Any Age – by Sally Perkins
I have put this post off for a while because I didn’t know what to write. Well, I knew what to write it just isn’t very positive.. I am talking about my Buddhism and meditation journey. It has stagnated. I have lost motivation and confidence in myself. Meditation started off well, I wasContinue Reading Tips to Stay Motivated and An Update
I am the first to admit that I have an issue with anger. I have a bad temper and no patience. A combination that can get me into trouble. Since having children my temper has been the bane of my existence. Instead of calmly talking through a situation with my toddler who is in fullContinue Reading Mindful Anger Solutions – The “My Grateful Life” Way!
When some people find out that I suffer from depression it prompts them to say “But you have so much to be grateful for, how could you possibly be sad?!” Unfortunately it doesn’t work like that. I know I have a lot of things in my life that I am without a doubt grateful for:Continue Reading Gratitude Challenge – Day 1
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim, Because it wasContinue Reading Two Roads
I have had a couple of books sitting in my bookshelf for years. Always thinking about reading them but never getting around to it. The first I bought, The Essential Dalai Lama, when I first thought about becoming Buddhist many, many years ago. It seems like a great read but it was a bit tooContinue Reading A Bit of Light Reading
“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgementally” – Jon Kabat-Zinn I have installed and uninstalled meditation apps on my phone many, many times over but have never committed to any of them. Yet I am hoping the Mindfulness app can steer me onto the rightContinue Reading Meditation with Mindfulness App