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Practising Self-Care

Practising Self-Care

Pracising self-care is not sefish! “Self-care helps to prevent stress and anxiety. By incorporating self-care activities into your regular routine, like going for a walk or socialising with friends, you give your body and mind time to rest, reset, and rejuvenate, so...
7 Obstacles to Meditation

7 Obstacles to Meditation

Starting a meditation practice can be a challenge if you have never allowed yourself to sit still for any length of period and do nothing. As your mind settles, you can become overwhelmed with thoughts, emotions, and physical discomfort, without the usual external...
Labyrinths

Labyrinths

A guide to using labyrinths as a meditation tool. About Labyrinths The labyrinth is an archetype, a divine imprint, found in many religious traditions in various forms around the world. Dating back to around 2,000 BC not a lot is known about their history, use,...
Sensory Awareness

Sensory Awareness

Leading fast pace lives with constant distraction and stimulation can dull our senses, making us miss countless opportunities for joy and appreciation. One of the most direct and effective ways we can feel more connected to the present moment is by tuning into any, or...
Emotions in Meditation

Emotions in Meditation

Tips for Managing Emotions in Meditation Allowing Emotions The more you resist and judge an emotion, the more intense and unpleasant it becomes, potentially creating emotional phobia. We need to be willing to stop the blame, self-pity and resentment and feel the...
Tips to Manage Overthinking

Tips to Manage Overthinking

Tips for managing and reducing overthinking or rumination which can cause anxiety and depression. Did you know: We have around 50,000 thoughts per day Most of them are the same ones we had yesterday Almost half our waking hours are lost in thought The brain uses 25%...
Practising Self-Care

Relaxation Meditation Techniques

Body relaxation techniques help prepare the body for meditation and sleep. They also assist the body wth the healing process when needed, and to perform optimally on a day to day basis both mentally and physically. There are over 600 muscles in the human body which...
Diaphragmatic Breathing (aka belly breathing)

Diaphragmatic Breathing (aka belly breathing)

Following the rhythm of diaphragmatic breathing and noticing the movement it makes in your belly is one of the simplest and most effective mindfulness meditation techniques to learn.   About the Breath We take approximately 17,000 breaths a day. With each in breath we...
How to Meditate

How to Meditate

Learning how to meditate is simple but not necessarily easy. Here are 7 Steps to Meditating to get you started, as well as meditation tips and obstacles you may encounter along the way and how to overcome them.   Steps to Meditating from Meditation Sunshine Coast ...