In today's fast-paced and ever-changing world, we have constant challenges and obstacles that can leave us feeling drained, anxious, and uncertain about the future. Personal struggles, professional setbacks, or global crises can all contribute to being overwhelmed and feeling lost in adversity. But there are ways to develop emotional strength and resilience in difficult times. This article discusses ways to build emotional resilience to help you handle situations with grace, confidence, and hope.
In the complexity of human relationships and self-care, establishing personal boundaries and erecting barriers are two distinct approaches. While they may seem similar, their differences can profoundly affect our emotions and psychology. Let's look at the contrasting dynamics of personal boundaries and barriers.
Passion is the fire that ignites our souls and fuels our dreams. It is an undeniable force that propels us forward. Yet, we can find ourselves torn between our passions and the rational thinking of our minds. We may even question whether our desires are valid or practical.
This article looks at following your bliss and living with passion.
Did you know there are taste receptors throughout the body, not just in the mouth? It's true! Our whole body experiences taste and flavour and knows exactly what food it needs to be satisfied and healthy.
As we navigate the complexities of modern life, it's easy to become overwhelmed by stress and anxiety, leading to overthinking and a sense of mental and emotional imbalance.
Fortunately, there are methods to restore harmony to the mind and body. This blog will explore how to help reduce overthinking and promote mental and emotional balance by tapping into the body's natural healing abilities.
how to make better choices for your well being and success
Progressive realisation is a way of thinking that encourages you to take small steps towards achieving your goals, while also allowing you to adjust your plans as needed.
By using progressive realisation, you can develop the right mindset for success and become more aware of how your decisions affect the outcome of your efforts...
how to show up with ease and grace...
Do you find yourself overwhelmed and exhausted by the demands of life?
Are you constantly trying to keep up with the expectations of others and your own?
Effortless Presence is a mindfulness practice that can help you cultivate emotional intelligence, presence, and peace in your day-to-day living.
what is centering yourself?
Centering yourself is the act of taking time-out to focus on your inner self or your own needs. It can be as simple as sitting in silence and focusing on your breathing.
Centering yourself can help you feel more calm and relaxed. It can also help you get perspective and clarity when you’re feeling stuck or frustrated.
an energy update for the Taurus full moon & lunar eclipse, November 2022
The November 8th full moon lunar eclipse in Taurus brings a kaleidoscope of creative options. So many things to do and try, how can you fit it all in to this moment?
There is no fitting it in to one moment. The creative visions are only possible when consistently applying oneself and being content with what can be done one moment to the next, one day at a time.
Follow inspiration, follow the spark of joy that signals potential, keep going and a new open landscape of possibilities appears. The key is simply being deliberately creative and content with the process...
an energy update for the Scorpio new moon & solar eclipse, October 2022
The new moon in Scorpio on October 25th is also a partial solar eclipse. This moon has the potential for stubborn rigidity, so focus on what keeps you open and growing, choose grace and flexibility...
an energy update for the Aries full moon, October 2022
The Aries full moon October 9 and 10 is an opportunity to heal and clear old wounds around doing what you must do, and what you want to do.
Be proactive and stay determined.
The mantra this month is 'listen and do.'
an energy update for the Pisces full moon 2022
The full moon in Pisces on September 10 indicates the ability to just be you and watch the wonders of life...
an energy update for the Virgo new moon 2022
just do you
The new moon in Virgo on August 27th shows us where we need to stop striving for perfection and just accept ourselves as we are, do our best and be real...
an energy update for the full moon in Capricorn, July 2022
The full moon in Capricorn on July 13/14 is bringing home what needs to be discarded. There is a heightened awareness of habits and patterns that have been repeated for eons and can now be released...
an energy update for the cancer new moon 2022
The new moon in Cancer on June 29th is calling us to be patiently enthused.
There may be a feeling of wanting to get out there and push to the boundaries of existence but also a desire to stay safely close to home.
Be patient with your goals and projects, sustain your enthusiasm with balance and realism and look after your home environment. Give yourself, your home and family all the love and attention needed.
self awareness for the summer & winter solstice
The winter and summer solstice occur every 6 months around June 21st and December 21st. They take place when the sun is at its furthest degree north or south and causes the longest or shortest night of the year depending on the hemisphere.
This perfect balance of extreme light and dark is ideal for healing the shadow self.
an energy update for the gemini new moon, may 2022
The May 30th new moon in Gemini is a fresh start for communication patterns.
an energy update for May 2022
This month we have 2 eclipses, the first is a gentle new moon of doing what is right for you and the second is a super intense blood moon loaded with possible triggers and provocations!
Try and keep things light, forget about getting too serious as playfulness and humour will create ease and reveal new possibilities.
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