In recent years, the talk of Meditation and Mindfulness has become increasingly mainstream across the western world.
It wasn’t long ago in western society, that people who meditated were considered a little loopy! During the 60′s and 70′s they were called hippies. In the 80′s and 90′s they were called new-agers. Regardless of the name-tag, anyone who meditated was usually found on the fringes of society. [click to continue…]
This is the Happy Living Blog, but unfortunately life is not always a bed of roses.
Fear and anxiety are important instincts that can act as a
warning sign to keep us safe. But in many situations, these emotions are self-constructed and often irrational thinking.
When nervous, your heart rate increases, sweat glands become activated and often a sick feeling occurs in your stomach. This is a result of your adrenal gland releasing powerful hormones like cortisol around your body.
If you’re experiencing this kind of anxiety when trying something new or stepping out of your comfort zone [click to continue…]