If you could give your younger self some advice, what would it be? Moments of introspection like this are frequently prompted by a desire to better understand ourselves, deepen self-acceptance, boost self-compassion or offer a reminder about how far we've come.
We are not passive outsiders to nature. The natural world is as much a part of us as we are a part of it. It’s no wonder that spending time amongst its regrowth, resiliency and beauty can encourage us to find lessons and remedies that improve our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing.
All of us at various points within our lifetime will experience events, challenges, changes and difficulties that negatively impact our mental health. Struggling and needing help from time to time makes us human, and we are not alone.
Every so often life just sucks. Many things can change, be disrupted, hurt and weigh heavy. It's typical to experience highs and lows, happiness and sadness, progress and regression -- we all require a little help from time to time -- but navigating whatever it is that's causing us difficulty can't always be soothed with positive vibes.
A new year that's ushered in with a countdown to midnight can often represent an opportunity to begin again, set some goals and hope for better. There's something intrinsically uplifting about the resetting of a calendar that hints at a second chance for us all.
Being able to figure out what foods are not suitable for vegans or vegetarians, at first glance, may seem really easy. We often assume that certain foods, snacks, cereals, ingredients or drinks are free from animal products or are entirely plant-based, which can lead to some unintended surprises …
If you know there is an upcoming event or situation that prompts a period of intense nervousness; establishing a variety of techniques to calm and soothe can make working through anxiety a little easier.
Now that we can connect with people across the world via social media more easily than ever before, and country wide or overseas study/work/careers are becoming more common, long-distance relationships (LDRs) can be an option many of us explore. But do they work?