When should’s not good
“Should” is an insidious notion often fraught with expectations, obligations and distress. Free yourself from “shoulds” by becoming aware of how they show up in your life, gently accepting your reality and taking the pressure off an unrealistic desire for perfection.
What’s in a colour?
Pigments are powerful. From revealing your personality to influencing your mood, there really is more to colour than meets the eye.
8 simple ways to create a spacious mind
Space is a hot commodity, and not just in real estate. Creating space in your mind can be conducive to more energy, creativity, productivity and calm.
Your expectations determine your reality, but what are they based on? We take a look
Self-awareness is a powerful tool to help you notice the expectations you have with yourself, in your relationships and with...
Is freedom the secret to happiness? We take a look at the paradox of freedom
While it’s often believed freedom is conducive to more life satisfaction and happiness, delayed gratification and healthy restrictions can play...
7 positive ways to rewire yourself for resilience
“Resilience” is a buzzword these days in areas as diverse as business, sport and personal growth. Everyone wants to be...
8 simple self-care tips
Taking care of yourself is not selfish. Self-care does improve your physical and mental health, but it also makes you...
Mindfulness and sleep reduce exhaustion in entrepreneurs
Mindfulness and sleep work differently to help entrepreneurs reduce exhaustion.
How to use reappraisal to change your negative thoughts into positive thoughts
Negative thoughts can trap you in the “what” of a situation, which is often out of your control. Here, you'll...
How to change your perspective and change your life
It’s not what you’re looking at but rather from where you’re looking; perspective plays a powerful role in how you...
Do you have a routine? Here's how to find your daily groove
Routine can be the difference between success and failure and can even improve your wellbeing and propensity to live a...
Your brain's response to texture is highly complex
Neurons respond to a variety of features of a surface, creating a highly complex representation in the brain.
Can parent-child conflict impair a sense of purpose in children?
Children with conflict in their relationship with their mother find it difficult to find a sense of purpose in life.
Are you wired for wonder? 15 practical ways to become more curious
By actively bringing wonder into your life you can experience more happiness and make your brain healthier at the same...
Has social media increased the social isolation?
Negative experiences on social media lead to a higher chance of social isolation and loneliness.