Tag: Happy

Happiness isn’t for the fainthearted

Happiness isn’t for the fainthearted

I’ve spoken many times about how happiness must not be seen as the reward we get for achieving something; money, status, family, awards … whatever you desire will never bring you the gift of happiness with it. Happiness is something we have to choose, just like we chose what clothes to wear and what food to eat, we can also choose what mood we want to be in.  

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It’s impossible to care for something you hate

It’s impossible to care for something you hate

All my life I had been really fortunate to have what I have considered to be a fast metabolism, since the age of 16 I  fluctuated between a size 8 and 10 with really very little effort. I had always eaten pretty much what I wanted, loved chocolate, drank alcohol and would never really vary in size too much, if I felt I had put on a few pounds, I limited snacks for a week or so and I would get right back down to where I had been.

Six years ago, when I was going through the worst time of my life, I noticed that despite often missing meals due to stress and anxiety, I was putting on weight. Friends and family were very polite but I put on two stone and became very unhappy with my body.

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3 Ways Meditation Changed my Life

3 Ways Meditation Changed my Life

2015-05-24 13.31.32Five years or so ago, I had never knowingly meditated in my life, I was stressed, anxious, unwell and unhappy. I felt as though my life had spiraled out of all control and I had absolutely no idea what I wanted nor who I was. As I looked around my life, I knew I had actively participated in every single part of it’s creation, the people I had chosen to be with, the house I so happily purchased, the qualifications I had worked so hard for. I had certainly taken part in every aspect of it and yet I felt as though it had all just appeared one day and I was completely disconnected from it. 

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Losing Friends

Losing Friends

1781974_10152784973235775_2431660021343899300_nIf you are on a spiritual path, you may have noticed how sometimes this path can be very challenging and confusing. It seems one of the biggest challenges can be that we often lose people along the way on this journey and it is hurtful and hard to understand.

Surely we begin following a spiritual path and we become better people, don’t we? Nicer people to be around? Kinder? More compassionate and understanding? More enlightened? More tolerant?

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40 Ways to Change Your Energy

40 Ways to Change Your Energy

As a New Year approaches, thoughts may be around all the things you want to achieve and accomplish in the coming twelve months. From working with clients who are suffering from low or negative energy, I know that in order to really achieve and be happy, you need to protect and maintain your energy. Of course, this can be done with a wonderful Reiki or EFT treatment, but there are so many ways you can change your energy yourself. Here are forty quick and easy ways to make you feel happier, more positive and of course, more energetic. Try one or all of them and let me know if you have your own ideas or techniques too!

1. Smile – Even if you feel there is nothing at all to smile about, raise a smile. It tricks our body and before you know it, you start to feel a little better.

2. Breathe – So many people don’t breathe correctly, especially during times of stress, so look at your breathing and slowly draw in deliberate breaths. Take a look at this blog for more details.

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