3 Reasons to Quit Your Job and Travel

Originally posted on roamwildandfree:
Rent money well spent in Glacier National Park, Summer 2014 We sometimes propose this question to those on the fence debating whether or not to drop everything and do what they love – “When you are on the return trip from a vacation, are you happy to be going back to your…

Vipassana- To See Things As They Really Are

I came across a film on youtube called ‘The Dhamma Brothers’ , which is about bringing a meditation programme into one of the toughest prisons in Alabama. During the film, you see what happens throughout the 10 day retreat , and the transformation of these criminals.

The Great Depression- by Holly

I came across Holly’s post a month or so ago and was so moved by how honest she was about her struggles with anxiety and depression. With her permission I am re-posting her story as it is and hope others will take the time to read it and understand they are not alone. To read more…

“What Inspires Me”- by Andrea

Community : I love being part of something. Building a community around me whether it’s on the mat doing yoga or in the box training in Crossfit. I surround myself with likeminded people. As much as I like pushing myself in training to be a better athlete I thrive off teaching others what I know…

Can we permanently change our moods?

What is our prefrontal cortex and how does Mindfulness affect it? Our prefrontal cortex is the small part of the brain just behind our forehead. This is where a large part of our mood experiences comes from.

Who’s using Mindfulness?

Respected programmes using Mindfulness:  The NHS are recommending 8 week intervention courses to help control depression and anxiety by introducing Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy,

Mindfulness

My first few posts will be on a topic that I have found to have really had a positive effect in my life over the past few months , and therefore I would like to share some of the information I have learnt about Mindfulness.

This site is about coming together to share our wealth of knowledge on mental health and wellbeing. A platform to recommend and discuss books, blogs and anything else that might inspire others to make a positive change in their lives. There is no one size fits all in life, so where one person finds motivation through a self help book, another…