Eat your way to a better nights sleep: THESE FOODS ARE GUARANTEED TO HELP YOU SLEEP BETTER

I you are anything like me and  you’re always trying to catch up on sleep, you’re not alone. 38% of us never achieve the recommended eight hours of sleep, with technology, lack of exercise and eating late the most common reasons after busy work schedules and stress. This ‘sleep crisis’ can have a dramatic effect on our health and happiness. But the good news is your diet – what … Continue reading Eat your way to a better nights sleep: THESE FOODS ARE GUARANTEED TO HELP YOU SLEEP BETTER

Mindfulness In Practice: Actually Finding Calm In The World

Its been two weeks since I started my “21 Days Of Calm”. I knew that I’d liked meditation and mindfulness as I had already completed the “7 days of calm” but I didn’t know that it would effect me in such a positive way! Just 10 minutes  of meditation can positively impact the entire day. I’ve come to realise that Meditation and mindfulness practices can look … Continue reading Mindfulness In Practice: Actually Finding Calm In The World

Finding Calm : Week One

A week has now passed by, and since my last post (Forming Good Habits: Making them Stick), I have been working on my new good habit; the promise: “I will try to complete the 21 Days of Calm meditation series over the next three weeks” It hasn’t been plain sailing… Wednesday On Wednesday, I posted my post on forming good habits, I was feeling positive … Continue reading Finding Calm : Week One

Ubuntu : Not Just an Unusual Word

UBUNTU /ʊˈbʊntʊ/ noun a quality that includes the essential human virtues; compassion and humanity.”there is a need for understanding not vengeance, ubuntu not victimization” The word ubuntu is just part of the Zulu phrase “Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu”, which literally means that a person is a person through other people Ubuntu has its roots in humanist philosophy, where the idea of community is one of the building blocks of … Continue reading Ubuntu : Not Just an Unusual Word