You may not realise it, but there are many health benefits from reading books. In an age where we feel the need to be connected through technology and social media, taking a time out with a good book can connect you to yourself. Continue reading “Books for Brain Health”
The start of September signals the beginning of Spring here in Australia. Spring is the time when the flowers start to bloom, baby animals and birds are born. A new life cycle begins. The perfect time to stop, reflect and take a moment for your own self care. Continue reading “The 30 day self care challenge”
A few decades ago a care package was known as a food package or survival kit for families and friends. But today, there is a new care package to help us assist others cope with the fast paced life modern society has created. Today’s care package involves a more personal touch, to just be there for someone, without the expectation of receiving something in return. Continue reading “The New Care Package”
Today it seems impossible to walk down the street without bumping into someone looking down. They are not looking at the ground though, but instead their attention is focused on the smart phone in hand. Has society become so reliant on their phones that they don’t remember what it is like to interact with a real person? Are we putting our health and wellbeing at risk by staring at a screen all day? Continue reading “Addicted to Technology”
There are many things we can take gratitude in as an individual. But there are even more simple ways which we can help others be grateful. It does not have to be big. In fact, it is the small, simple things in life that can brighten up someone’s day. Continue reading “Gratitude”
As the cold winter sets in Down Under, it is time to find new ways to keep warm. I love the warm weather and last year I was fortunate to escape to a European summer. However, that is not always possible every year.
Continue reading “In Search of Summer”
Who needs therapy when you have travel? Does sitting in front of a counsellor or therapist make you more stressed and anxious? Do you really need therapy for everything? Society tells us that if we have trouble coping with a situation then talking to a professional will help. Okay, in some cases it can make people feel better to unload. But what if you are in the small percentage of people which counselling is not going to assist? Continue reading “Travel as Therapy”