Self Compassion A healthy way to deal with our feelings

Self Compassion A healthy way to deal with our feelings

Self Compassion Feeling compassion for ourselves when we are experiencing difficult emotion may not be easy for everyone. A lot of people attempt to avoid and deny their feelings of anxiety, anger or shame especially since these feelings seem ‘irrational’ at the time. In the book ‘Self-Compassion’ by Kristin Neff, PH.D. is a chapter called [...]

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Music Stairway to Heaven

Music Stairway to Heaven

Recently I have been playing more music and found it uplifting and energizing. This is just such an amazing version of this song and I just want to play it again and again. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Stairway to Heaven Led  Zeppelin – Kennedy Center Honors What is your [...]

Arthritis Fibromyalgia and Coconut Oil

Arthritis Fibromyalgia and Coconut Oil

Dr. Bruce Fife explores in depth the research about how Arthritis and Fibromyalgia are related to infections in the mouth and body and how Coconut Oil may help in his book “The New Arthritis Cure – Eliminate Arthritis and Fibromyalgia Pain Permanently”. His book is referenced to a plethora of medical journals and other sources. [...]

Digestion Health and Well Being

Digestion Health and Well Being

How Digestion effects our Health and Well Being To have a sense of Well Being and feel healthy we need to have good Digestion. An abundance of enzymes and good bacteria are some of the essential factors to make this happen. Ultimately toxins need to be eliminated in the process instead of being reabsorbed into [...]

Event Time Announcer

Event Time Announcer

How to sent people Timezone info for Events A lot of times I got an email saying that the event is PST or some other Timezone.In New Zealand we are not familiar with all these variations and sometimes it took me a while to find out when that time was for me. Thanks to Mari [...]

SuperBetter introduction to the Game for getting better

SuperBetter introduction to the Game for getting better

Jane McConigal had concussion which was not getting better and she started playing ‘Jane the concussion slayer’ which helped, which then led to creating Super Better (see video below). One of the aspects of the games that appealed to me was that it builds resilience in four areas: mental, emotional, physical and social. Jane says in [...]

Having a Good Day with Nature and Beauty

Having a Good Day with Nature and Beauty

How can we make each day a good day? There are lots of things which we can do for ourselves. One of the things would be spending time in nature. The TED Talk below has two views on this one by a young girl and another by an elderly man. It also has a lot [...]

Appreciation for Matt Mullenweg and WordPress

Appreciation for Matt Mullenweg and WordPress

This post is about my appreciation for the developer of WordPress Matt Mullenweg. You can find out more about him on Matt Mullenweg on Wikipedia The reason Matt was brought to my attetion today was a link to Matt: Philosophical Conversation with Reid Hoffman in my WordPress dashbord. He also founded ‘Automattic’ which provides various softwares one [...]

Playing and Meditating with Mandalas

Playing and Meditating with Mandalas

Playing and Meditating with Mandalas Do you think that coloring in is only for children? Think again!  It can be very meditative and relaxing when we spend time to color in Mandalas. Doing this is just for our own benefit and the outcome doesn’t matter. Nobody has to see it. You don’t even have to [...]

Empowering Questions help getting more Results we want

Empowering Questions help getting more Results we want

Turning Affirmations into Empowering Questions A way to engage our own powerful internal search engine we can ask ourselves questions. The purpose of these questions is to focus on what we want and allow the answers and or evidence to present themselves. This may happen immediatly or it may take more time. Focusing on what [...]

Feeling of Success when we keep a Promise to ourselves

Feeling of Success when we keep a Promise to ourselves

Generating a Feeling of Success Have you made goals in the past and found that you got disillusioned because you just could not keep them?Yes, I know, some people say ‘dream big’ or ‘reach for the stars’. This may work for some people.  We are all different and for those who may not fit into the [...]

Unlimited Possibilities and Imagination

Unlimited Possibilities and Imagination

Unlimited Possibilities and Imagination How much do we allow ourselves to dream, to imagine? What were the messages we received about art, crafts and other creative ventures? Watch the video and see how Janet Echelman took her dreams and made them possible – big time!  Taking imagination seriously – Janet Echelman What else is possible? [...]

What if Stress was good for us?

What if Stress was good for us?

We can see stress in a positive way. Kelly McGonigal a health psychologist who used to alert people to the detriments of stress has re-assest the research around this. What she has found out is that people who viewed stress in a positive way have not been negatively affected! In the video below Kelly talks [...]

It is All done for Us

It is All done for Us

It is all done ‘for us’! What do you mean? Have you ever heard people say ‘Why did you do this ‘to me’?’  Recently I learned from Panache Desai (link below) that instead of thinking that they have ‘done it to me’ I could look at it from a different perspective as in that ‘they [...]