9 Healthy Ways of Coping With PTSD Anxiety

By Matthew Tull, PhD  People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often struggle with frequent and intense symptoms of anxiety. These strong symptoms of anxiety often lead people with PTSD to rely on unhealthy ways of coping, such as through drug or alcohol use.1 Fortunately, there are a number of healthy ways of coping with anxiety. These strategies may help reduceContinue reading “9 Healthy Ways of Coping With PTSD Anxiety”

The Power of Positive Thinking Can Improve Your Life

By Remez Sasson What is positive thinking and how can we define it? Positive thinking is a mental and emotional attitude that focuses on optimistic and positive thoughts and expects positive results. It is a mindset that looks on the bright side of life and anticipates happiness, health and success. It is an optimistic state of mind.Continue reading “The Power of Positive Thinking Can Improve Your Life”

Conquering An Anxious Mind.

By Mark Weeks Your mind will never improve by chance, you must keep it in shape, like a muscle – it must be worked positively, nourished and rested often. And, your life long quest is to remain vigilant to what you let enter into it. That is, if you wish to live with reduced anxiety,Continue reading “Conquering An Anxious Mind.”

How To Free Yourself From Mental Slavery

By Mark weeks Napoleon Bonaparte once wrote, ‘The human race is governed by its imagination.’ I’m pretty confident in stating, he believed the majority of people possessed poor imaginations. And, for many people today their imaginations are still not good government. The ‘imagination’ quickly becomes a dictator, and an unnecessary instrument for their own failings.Continue reading “How To Free Yourself From Mental Slavery”

Ways to Use Mindfulness During Your Grief

By Tonny Wandella Mindfulness practice is not intended to alleviate pain or persuade others that everything is OK; rather, it is intended to assist you in recognising the reality of your situation in a nonjudgmental and loving manner. Mindfulness can develop into a way of life, but it takes time. Let’s look at some waysContinue reading “Ways to Use Mindfulness During Your Grief”

20 Little Things That Make You Gain Fat

The average person gains one to two pounds (0.5 to 1 kg) every year (1Trusted Source). Although that number seems small, that could equal an extra 10 to 20 pounds (4.5 to 9 kg) per decade. Eating healthy and exercising regularly can help prevent this sneaky weight gain. However, it’s often the little things thatContinue reading “20 Little Things That Make You Gain Fat”

10 Tips to Deal with Daily Setbacks

by Celes “We all have problems. The way we solve them is what makes us different.” — Unknown “It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.” — Hans Selye Have you experienced moments when things don’t go your way? It could be small setbacks such as your boss scolding you, not reaching yourContinue reading “10 Tips to Deal with Daily Setbacks”

Social Anxiety Activities to Get Better

By Arlin Cuncic Social anxiety activities are those things you can do to challenge your anxiety. ​Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is estimated to affect around 12% of the population at some point in their lives.1 People with SAD suffer in all areas of their lives; they have trouble making friends and maintaining friendships, finding life partners, finding workContinue reading “Social Anxiety Activities to Get Better”

12 Practical Steps for Learning to Go With the Flow

By Leo Babauta “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao-Tzu No matter how much structure we create in our lives, no matter how many good habits we build, there will alwaysContinue reading “12 Practical Steps for Learning to Go With the Flow”

Practising Mindfulness in Groups: 9 Activities and Exercises

By Jeremy Sutton, Ph.D. When someone is described as being mindful, it typically means they pay attention to what is happening to the mind, body, and surroundings, and they remain present while both curious and compassionate. But what does mindfulness do? One of the best definitions comes from Dr. Shauna Shapiro (2020): “Mindfulness helps us see clearlyContinue reading “Practising Mindfulness in Groups: 9 Activities and Exercises”