Letting Go Of Limiting Beliefs

Letting Go Of Limiting Beliefs

Do you feel like 2020 is challenging you? It is. 2019 was a year of letting go of old habits, people, thoughts – everything and anything that doesn’t serve you any longer. 2020, is about making decisions and rising above it all to ascend to higher levels of consciousness and self-love. It’s time to learn how to let go of limiting beliefs. In many ways, 2020 may feel like a continuation of the previous year – energetically speaking. You may feel like you are still sifting through people, places, beliefs, etc. and reflecting on whether or not you are ready to let go completely. It can be challenging to make a bold and courageous move to release your attachment to old thoughts and relationships that – for better or worse – have been separating you from true harmony and self-empowerment. Why is this? As humans, our emotional infrastructure supports our thoughts and behaviours. If all of your life you have believed what your grandmother said about you not having a neck that ‘suits an up-do’ (true story — my Nana told me this!) you are instinctively going to wear your hair down. The thing is, a belief only can exist… View Post
How To Handle Nasal Congestion

How To Handle Nasal Congestion

Sometimes, minor aspects of our health are more significant than they seem. For example, if you have a blocked nose, then you probably wouldn’t think much of it. You might even get used to living life with it, even though it persists every day. Realistically, this isn’t normal. Your nose shouldn’t be chronically blocked with nasal congestion as it can cause breathing issues. There are many reasons your nose is blocked, but you should try and sort the problem as best as you can. If you need advice, then here’s how you can deal with your constant blocked nose:  Discover The Issue A blocked nose is often a symptom of an underlying health condition, and there are a few factors that might be the cause of this – allergies being the most common. If you suffer from hayfever or other allergies, your nasal passages become chronically dry and inflamed. Irritation of this kind is one of the leading causes of nasal congestion.  While I’m not a doctor, I’m reasonably confident that the majority of people suffering from nasal congestion symptoms likely have allergies. The best thing you can do is see professional medical help to diagnose the problem. Facilities, such as 25… View Post
Four Things I’ve Learned From Practicing Meditation

Four Things I’ve Learned From Practicing Meditation

I have been told for more than half of my life that I should try meditating. I would always respond with, “I can’t meditate!” or “It’s physically impossible for me to stop thinking for a second, let alone five to ten minutes!” And many other iterations of the same sentiment. Back in September, I hit rock bottom with my anxiety and depression and decided that for once I would try something I had never (sincerely) done before. I started meditating five months ago (and this is what happened). Premeditated Erin Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt personally victimized by your own mind. via GIPHY I have struggled with GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder) as far back as I can remember. To be real, since as young as five years old, where I felt what I would later call, ‘panic attacks’. My Montessori school referred to my behaviour as a ‘tantrum’, but it was severe overwhelm and fears that my child-mind could not communicate properly. Naturally, the child panic manifested into teenage anxiety and depression, which led to multiple eating disorders and a host of other bad habits throughout my 20’s and (most of my) 30’s. The problem was always my… View Post
Three Tips for Healthier Eating

Three Tips for Healthier Eating

Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing, as the junk food items we regularly enjoy strike out when it comes to providing vital nutrients and the healthier eating our bodies need. Addiction can set in, health issues can arise, and we might one day regret our dependency on those foods that we’ve grown to rely on so much.  So, there’s no way around it – junk foods can be enjoyable to eat. From sugary cakes to the occasional takeaway, we can gain much satisfaction from the foods that manipulate our tastebuds.  To ensure a healthier life, you do need to cut back on processed, nutrient sparse foods, especially if you have already struggled with mental or physical health-related problems associated with food, such as emotional eating.   Check out these three tips for healthier eating #1: START YOUR DAY THE RIGHT WAY If you eat a nutritious breakfast in the morning, some studies suggest you will be less likely to fall hungry later in the day, and less likely to face the temptation to snack on anything that isn’t good for you. Eating around 15g of protein is the best way to stave off pre-lunch hunger and stabilise blood… View Post
The Importance of Having Trust In Your Doctor**

The Importance of Having Trust In Your Doctor**

The relationship between doctor and patient is an important one, but often misunderstood or underrepresented. As a result, you could find developing effective communication with your doctor a challenge. Lack of understanding between doctors and patients is relatively common because some believe that doctors do not have their patient’s best interests at heart. Read on to learn more about the importance of having trust in your doctor. TRUST MAKES IT EASIER TO COMMUNICATE It’s essential to maintain healthy communication with your doctor to trust them. Trust makes it easier for you to speak confidently about specific issues, and it also means that you can more openly talk to them about your health concerns. When it comes to healthcare, being your own best advocate is the best way for a doctor to understand your struggles and needs thoroughly. When you trust that your best interest is at heart, you will be more inclined to receive the best care available. TRUST MAKES DIAGNOSIS MORE BELIEVABLE Many people fail to accept their doctor’s diagnosis because they haven’t developed a trusting doctor/patient relationship. However, failure to listen to their advice could potentially cost your health. Trust in your physician provides a healthy level of… View Post