“Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing”.
William Butler Yeats
Happiness is Growth
Remember the moments when you were the most happy in your life. The moments when you had butterflies in your belly and things were
I will be honest with you. Of all the things I have on my bucket list, going to China was not among them. Meditating in an Indian ashram? Been there. Trekking in the Himalayas? Done that. Going diving in the Maldives? Check. Whisky tour in Schotland? It was fun, as far as I can remember. Visiting
Some years ago, while I was lifting a kettlebell and making a movement at the same time, I got a sharp pain in my lower back. Around the same period of time my left knee started grinding and I got pain in my right shoulder.
I could see that the situation was caused by stress: Going over my limits
The Pleasurable Way to Heal Your Body and Soul
Lay on your back and relax. You are invited to breathe gently while you listen to a soundtrack of waves rolling onto a beach. Soft hands start to massage your tense muscles and for the first time this week you start to unwind from all the stress….
Breathe in, breathe out, relax
Breathe in and allow your belly to expand with the in-breath. Breathe slowly out again. Repeat four times. Congratulations! You’ve just calmed your nervous system.
Controlled breathing, like what you just practised, has been shown to reduce stress, increase alertness
How stress can be your friend
Do you sometimes get stressed? When you are stuck in traffic? Perhaps before an important presentation or exam or on a first date with a person you really like? Your blood pressure rises. Your heart beats faster and pumps more blood to your muscles, which allows you to
Smart Phones, Posture and Pain
There are plenty of reasons to set aside your smart-phone and to focus on what you really are doing. Even though multi-tasking is a trendy word; The fact is that if you do several things at the same time you cannot really concentrate well on any of them. The thousands
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“I don’t sing because I am happy. I am happy because I sing”. William James Hall
“Sit up straight!” Your Mother
The Body Shapes the Mind
Would it not be great to be able to measure up to life’s important moments? To be able to make a favourable
“Have a good weekend! I will still do some work before going home. These e-mails cannot wait!”. I said it with a smile, but I could feel how the tension in my back got worse. It was as if someone was tightening a screw there. I had done overtime every day that week. It was close to 18:00