Stimulation, Anxiety and the rise in Escapism Habits

In a world run by ever increasing stimuli, it comes as no surprise to see global anxiety levels and escapism habits increase year over year. Now, a little anxiety here and there is normal and perfectly healthy for you. It’s in fact, your mind’s natural way of trying to protect you from any threats in…

Watch the Words you Speak: the Trail to Happiness

Watch the words you speak! Words are just a set of shapes and symbols put together, right? To the eye that’s about correct, yet to our minds every word attaches itself to an emotional response. As we grow up, we learn to attach a label to every word in the dictionary. We also tend to…

How to deal with Insomnia? : 5 actions you can take

We’ve all had those nights at some point in life, wide awake, staring at the bedroom ceiling. Tossing and turning into every possible bodily position. Adding an extra pillow, only to remove it, and add it back again. Covering yourself, uncovering yourself. Huffing and puffing. If you sleep with a partner, your antics may do…

Finding your purpose: What were you born to do?

The magic question to finding your purpose. What was I born to do? Many of us unfortunately go through our entire lives without seeking to answer that question. The Rut How many of you are stuck at a 9 to 5 job you don’t like, just because you believe it’s what you have to do…

Where insecurities come from and 3 ways to break free

Ever wondered where your insecurities come from? I’m sure you’ve pretended to smile and play along at some point in yourlife, when you were the centre of a joke. Yet deep down you were fuming, humiliated and started questioning your self worth or whether they like you or not? Harmless fun? most definitely. Yet most…

Why do we give up so easily? You need to persevere

Why do we give up so easily? I’m sure you have been excited to pursue a goal, thought or idea at some point in your life, only to procrastinate on that idea or ditch it the second things got tough. I know I have. Though, just like a thought and idea, it seems this generation…

Stop Judging: 3 ways to a happier you

You don’t need to attend a tribunal to hear judgements being made. All of us take on the role of a judge everyday whether we are aware of it or not. Stop judging! It’s what society has taught us to do. We judge other people based on demographics. We label everything we know and do…

How to rid yourself of negative thoughts: 8 effective ways

How much more peaceful would your life be if you knew how to rid yourself of negative thoughts. ‘Ahh what a good night’s sleep!’ is the first thought you are likely to think in the morning, assuming you slept like a baby throughout the night. As you open your eyes, you stretch your arms wide…

Stop Making Assumptions: You’re missing the bigger picture

Stop making assumptions! I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, never assume, because it makes an ‘ass’ of ‘u’ and ‘me’. This holds true in all areas of your life. Assumptions are often based on past experiences and opinions we have about particular things or people. They go on to form the beliefs by which we…

Antidote to fear: the hidden weapon within

If only we all had a magical antidote to fear. Growing up, most of us have gone on to master certain skills and talents in life. Something to make us proud of ourselves. Yet, there is one area where the majority find skills hard to come by. Anxiety management. Everyone faces anxieties and worries everyday….