We can all lose our zest for life at times and need to work to get it back. As humans we need hope or a dream but the key is having that sat nav to get you there. I have travelled the long road, the dead end road and the scenic route but i’m somehow travelling in the right direction and now I want to share some of ways that have helped me to get back on track and feel that much needed excitement for living…
WRITE A WISH LIST of all the experiences you want to achieve :: The key here is to focus on experiences like travel or going to a class you’ve been meaning to and not items. Material possessions can take over our lives especially now that we are living a more static life. Action these desires with short term goals by putting them into immediate effect. Book that class and for longer term goals action them with a realistic time frame in your calendar or diary.ie write research ‘Bali places to stay and look into flights.’
Apart from the obvious things like good exercise and a good diet of whole foods here are some tricks that can help you to unwind to get a good night sleep. Studies have shown that 4-6 hours of deep sleep is better than 8 hours of light sleep so spending an extra 15-30 minutes on unwinding can be more efficient and well worth the effort plus you might quite enjoy it! There are many psychological benefits of deep sleep: It is an especially refreshing part of the sleep cycle as it restores us physically and mentally.
Many important physiological processes occur during deep sleep like cell repair. Unfortunately, our access to deep sleep is also vulnerable to the effects of stress; sleep disruption, aging and the use of many drugs. So here are 5 simple tricks that you can do straight away to help you reach deep sleep:
WHY BRINGING OUTDOORS IN IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH // being outdoors feels so good you sometimes you wonder why you didn’t leave the house earlier. When i’m outdoors i feel free and ideas flow. The clear air, the open space and the ever evolving landscape reminds you that life is all around. It’s reaches all the senses. Being indoors can feel stagnant and there are scientific reasons for this.Indoor plants don’t just look good—they make us feel good mentally and physically, too. They absorb atmospheric toxins and break them down into gentile organic by-products. Studies also show that indoor plants can boost morale, productivity, concentration and creativity, and reduce stress, fatigue, sore throats, and colds.
Isn’t it about time we started applying organic Make-up being that Skin is the largest organ in the body? Indeed I previously have made that switch from standard to organic only to find that Make-up, along with organic shampoos and deodorants, to be just one of those things that sadly didn’t quite perform. Enter Emily Banks, Australia’s only pro Eco Makeup Artist and founder of Depths of Beauty, who is leading the way for eco beauty with her growing and glowing tribe. With her natural good looks and seamless Make-up she is passionate about highlighting the importance of organic beauty products and is proving that today it they can match up and more…
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Technology is a double edged sword but it can be a positive way to connect, learn and organise your life. I am constantly downloading apps but after a few months I find myself clearing them off my phone as I simply haven’t used them. However these are the ones that remain and I continue to love and use :: Since Head Space stopped being free I now use Smiling Mind- a great app for guided meditations. If you are useless at leading yourself this is a great tool to have at hand :: Memrize- if you want to learn a new language even if you’re simply going on holiday and want to learn the basics this the absolute best especially as it’s addictive and you learn with all your senses :: P Tracker Lite ( for the ladies )- This is great for tracking your period and noting any changes. It also lets you know your fertile times which is great if you’re not into putting hormones in your body…