A comprehensive guide of self improvement articles with a focus on health and fitness

Can Mindfulness Meditation Really Reduce Pain and Suffering?

There are many scientifically-validated claims about meditation’s myriad benefits, but can it actually reduce chronic pain? One study demonstrated a significant decrease in chronic pain-related suffering from 10 weeks of mindfulness meditation. Another study found that meditation improves pain tolerance … r

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How Yoga Helps Children and Young Adults Cope With Negative Feelings

It’s an unfortunate fact that we live in anxious times – and young people appear to be increasingly affected. We could attempt to guess why, (and everything from social media to the looming threat of climate change seems to play … r

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How to Make Your Own Motivation

It’s that time of year when the days get shorter and people need a BOOST: to get to the gym, to put down that cookie, to stick to their plan! How do you get up in the dark, when it’s … r

6 Ways to Adopt a Holistic Approach in Your Everyday Life

The ways we say, eat, think, practice, and believe and the impacts we make on the lives of others are all reflections of how we choose to live our life. A holistic approach to our mind, soul, and body cannot … r

Mum’s the Word: How Mantra Meditation Can Help When You’re Expecting

Your body is preparing for motherhood; an incredibly rewarding but physically demanding adventure. If you find yourself in a maelstrom of mood swings –  amidst the cramping, soreness, nausea, cravings and other palpable changes that characterise the experience of early … r

Kilimanjaro Can Be Anywhere: How to Forget Excuses and Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle

There will always be a mountain to climb, just like there will always be ways to become healthier, better versions of ourselves. r