There are simple things we can do everyday to improve how we feel and this section is full of inspiration to help us look after ourselves and others.
Everyday maintenance of our mental health is not just a necessary part of life, but it helps us to thrive and feel our best.
Simple practices integrated into your daily routine can make a significant impact on your overall mood and anxiety levels in just a week!
A user Joined the Conversation by asking for a practice that helps reduce anxiety. Catherine Wells, Occupational Therapist suggests giving Orienting a go.
Knowing the hurdles you might face as a beginner can really help. Plus we've a bonus, easy-peasy meditation for you to try that won't take up any of your time.
You can write a novel, jot down a few bullet points, or even sketch your thoughts. It's your space to be as creative or straightforward as you want.
Ever thought about giving journaling a try? It's far more than just putting pen to paper.
Experts and some research suggest that candle gazing meditation can help enhance cognitive function, mental health, and reduce anxiety.
Occupational Therapist explores what visualisation meditations are, how they work, and why they can be a powerful tool for your well-being.
Yoga Nidra translates as “sleeping yoga”. It is practiced lying down, in comfort and stillness. As the name suggests - it is a wonderful meditation to support sleep.
We often think of meditation as somebody sitting serenely cross legged, but you can engage in meditation through activities too.
Can you take a couple of minutes now to pause, be still and engage in a short meditation? This meditation utilises the power of breath, soft focus vision and visualisation.
Meditation has been around for thousands of years, and it has only been in recent years that science has proven what many have always known - meditation works. Even with only a few weeks of a consistent practice, many of the benefits of meditation can be experienced.
This gratitude practice is really quick and effective! It can promote many aspects of positive mental and physical health. Try this for a few minutes, a few times a week.
We are a species of storytellers. Stories are at the centre of human existence. This is one of the reasons that this gratitude practice using the power of story has been seen to be one of the most powerful and effective gratitude practices.
Can you find something to be grateful for even on the grey days? While taking this video, I was grateful for seeing flying ducks, hearing the crashing waves, and how you can hardly tell where the sky stops and the sea starts.
We absolutely know that an effective and consistent, gratitude practice can have huge long term positive effects on mental and physical health.
Find a quiet spot and take a few minutes to just breathe fully using these three basic principles.
There are many potential benefits associated with this breathing technique including heightened immunity, enhanced focus and an increase in energy.
Catherine Wells, Occupational Therapist, show us how to use your breath to initiate a relaxation response in the body.
This is a fast, effective, way to get our bodies out of the stress response in real time.
This simple breathing exercise which has been seen to lower, stress & anxiety and improve memory & focus, give it a try!
Breathwork practices can have a profound effect on our mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.
Mindfulness is the foundation of self-compassion.
“Mindfulness” is everywhere. But what can it really do to help your mental health and does it actually work?
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My name is Rebecca, 18, and I was introduced to EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) because I get very overwhelmed and uncomfortable when I feel stressed
When it comes to wellness and feeling better in our minds, there are a few healthy habits we can adopt in everyday life which can make a big difference to how we feel.