Anger is an emotion, same as happiness and sadness. And this means that anger in itself is not a problem, but rather what we can do when we are angry. This is the same as happiness and sadness… after all, if I get so happy that I start spending all my money, then that’s anContinue reading “Letting Go…of Anger”
Exams are one of the main stressors for young people, and this stress can really affect our productivity. Here are some tips and ideas which can help you this exam season. Create the right working environment Have comfortable furniture to sit on. Get a larger desk, giving you more comfort when spreading out notes andContinue reading “Exam Season – ready for this?”
Getting to know yourself, and loving yourself, can be one of the most difficult, yet rewarding, experiences. After all, you’re stuck with yourself for a lifetime, might as well enjoy the ride.
You’ve heard of art therapy, you’ve probably also heard of drama therapy, but what about music therapy? Music therapy involves using sound, or vibrations, to elicit some sort of response from the client. Humans have used music to express emotions for hundreds of years, and music has been so powerful that it has even beenContinue reading “Music for the Soul”
What does Anxiety feel like for you? Do your palms sweat, does your heart beat faster? Is this a strange feeling, or are you so used to your own fast heartbeat that when it slows down you feel confused? Anxiety is a common feeling, and it can be useful, as anxiety reminds us to beContinue reading “What does anxiety feel like, to you?”
I was in a training a few years ago, and the trainer used the metaphor of an Octopus to symbolise our attachments and relationships to things. In essence, if I have 8 tentacles, and all 8 of those tentacles are in the same object or person, then while the pleasure I get is 8 timesContinue reading
”Don’t use your energy to worry. Use your energy to believe, create, trust, grow and heal.”—Unknown We worry about the future, about money, about the likes and comments we get on our social media accounts. We worry if we said the wrong thing two months ago, and that’s why our friend takes long to answerContinue reading “Worrying and Caring”
People who have a higher level of self compassion, experience less stress and anxiety levels when faced with a threatening situations