Tag Archives: mental health

Happiness

Posted on : January 23, 2019

All suffering is caused by desire and craving - The Second Nobel Truth, Buddhism There is no need to be a Buddhist to understand this simple truth. There seems to an innate drive in all of us to want more, whether it is nice food, time with loved ones or...

Mindfulness

Posted on : January 23, 2019

Mindfulness What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is the action of focusing awareness completely on the present moment. It is about observing and acknowledging current feelings, thoughts, emotions and physical sensations in a calm and almost detached way that in fact allows you to be much more aware and connected to yourself....

Don’t let stress ruin your relationship

Posted on : June 10, 2016

Here is a scenario common in many relationships; both partners work in stressful jobs and then come home to the pressure of being a parent and running a home. This situation can often lead to arguments, intolerable frustration and, finally, splitting up. So what are the main pitfalls to avoid...

Needles, but no drugs …

Posted on : May 24, 2016

In a society where a large number of men struggle with mental illness in silence because they find it hard to express how they are feeling, it’s always nice to see new forms of help. The traditionally considered non-masculine past-time of knitting is gaining popularity with men thanks to celebrity...

I never went to a female suicide

Posted on : May 24, 2016

As we approach mental health week I couldn’t help reflecting on why I became involved in the business of personal wellness. See, I’ve always been interested in physical health and maintained a steady effort over the years to keep a good level of fitness. For many years however, I ignored...

Resilient People