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Re-connecting with yourself, with nature and all that is.

I see the world through a lens of beauty. I walk on a fabric of woven stars, and I too am created from this interplay of magic. We exist in a playground of our own delight or despair and we get to play with the reality that we choose. We make this choice by the focus that we give. Our Focus is of such importance. Value it. Value it for yourself and don’t give it away mindlessly to any distraction that doesn’t serve your highest greatness. Ground yourself daily in your dreams, your love, your self-love, your health, your strength, your curiosity, and your truth. Get to know yourself again each day as with every passing moment the creation that...

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MEDITATION – PART 2

Preliminary research into meditation is said to cultivate creativity. One’s level of concentration has been found to be positively affected by regular meditation, as well as strengthen interpersonal relationships through the cultivation of love, empathetic joy, and compassion.

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MEDITATION – PART 1

Meditation can be a great way of combating stress, and in fact changing the way in which we respond to stress.  Relaxation is often a by-product of meditation, but it is not the objective. Therefore, it is not something you do when you are in a stressful moment, rather it is a ‘way of being’, which for best results is accumulative, and therefore daily practice is best.

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YOUR EMOTIONS & THE POWER THEY HAVE OVER YOU – PART 2

The Fredrickson Theory of positive emotions promotes us to think about these emotions not as an end themselves, but rather as access to a better life through the accumulation of lasting personal resources. Negative emotions are important and are often based on survival, therefore emotions such as anger or anxiety have helped us, from an evolutionary perspective, in terms of fight or flight. Meaning when faced with danger, perhaps a predator, our emotions would prepare our bodies to either flee the situation or fight for our lives.

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Soothing myself in the red-hot moment (The trials and tribulations of visa applications)

My partner and I are in the process of applying for residency in Australia. Well he is, I am an Australian. So it is a big move for him. Although for me too, as I have been living in London for almost ten years, however of course, he is relocating to a foreign country and having done that myself I understand how challenging that can be.Wonderful too, but as you can imagine, or perhaps know from experience, an overseas move is can be filled with challenging times. I go from moments of knowing it will all be ok to other moments (some premenstrual fuelled) of what one could only describe as worry, agitation, nerves or anxiety. My mind, in what...

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