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3 ways to see your failures as successes

For most people, failing is never easy. Sure, you get the odd few people who seem to be able to naturally view their failures in an optimistic light. However, for most of us, failing feels terrible and can trigger all manner of negative thought processes. At times, it can feel as though life is an… Continue reading 3 ways to see your failures as successes

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6 meditation videos that’ll help you relax

Mindful meditation has many health benefits which can affect you physically and emotionally. By practising meditation for as little as 10 minutes a day, you can start to see some really positive changes. These changes include decreasing anxiety levels, stress relief, happiness increases, gaining a greater peace of mind. Equally, you’ll start to notice some… Continue reading 6 meditation videos that’ll help you relax

Work and Career

You can never be too old to learn a new skill

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” - Mahatma Ghandi Learning is a concept, most often associated with the younger generation. From a very early age, children are encouraged to explore their environment and satiate their curiosities about life. Even as children grow into adolescents, there… Continue reading You can never be too old to learn a new skill

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5 ways to be more creative

1. Experiment with new creative hobbies There are tonnes of creative hobbies out there to explore and get stuck into. Drawing, painting, writing, poetry, mosaics, arts and crafts are all hands on creative projects. Starting something new can ignite your creativity into action. If you're looking to inject some creativity into your current routine, go… Continue reading 5 ways to be more creative

Love and Relationships

3 ways to challenge depression

Inspired by a blog post I read earlier today (https://wordpress.com/read/post/feed/14175/869963918), it reminded me why I started this blog in the first place and the purpose behind writing articles on improving lifestyle. The article, if you haven't had a chance to read it already, is about depression and the reality of coping with this illness. Written… Continue reading 3 ways to challenge depression

Work and Career

Time for a career change? Top 15 happiest jobs

Too often, online searches for the happiest jobs in the world are linked to average salary. Money + happiness is a rare combination, one that takes years of hard work to attain. However, it appears that most top lists for the happiest jobs are directly related to earnings. Despite the fact that money can bring… Continue reading Time for a career change? Top 15 happiest jobs

Love and Relationships

4 obstacles that highly empathetic people have to overcome

1. Negative comments Empathetic people are always tuning in to how other people feel around them. This can have two outcomes e.g. tuning into other peoples’ feelings can be draining or energising. Being around negative people who are complaining, criticising or generally speaking ill of other people can be doubly difficult for highly empathetic people.… Continue reading 4 obstacles that highly empathetic people have to overcome

Healthy Living

Top 5 healthy foods to boost your mood

Making a choice to begin eating more healthily can have innumerable benefits for improving our mood. Eating food that contains high sugar content may help us to feel temporarily alert and leave us with some feel good effects. However, these mood boosting properties of sugary foods are short lived and often leave us craving for… Continue reading Top 5 healthy foods to boost your mood