Benefits of Meditation in our New World

There’s no question the last few months have been difficult as we adjusted to a new way of living. Social media and news sites were flooded with statistics and numbers of COVID cases. Exposure to such information can be overwhelming which has led to an increase in depression and mental illness. I have done my best to avoid reading the latest speculation and alternative news reports which used to pop up in my social media newsfeed. The one thing that has allowed me to switch off and refocus is dedication to my meditation practice each day. Continue reading “Benefits of Meditation in our New World”

Travel as Therapy

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”

The Right Time to Travel

Is there a right time for you to travel somewhere? ┬áJust because all your friends and colleagues have visited the top holiday destinations, does it mean you have to as well? And if you do, will you enjoy it more or less?┬áThat is what it is like for me. I have to feel a strong enough pull towards a country before I can fully appreciate all it has to offer. Continue reading “The Right Time to Travel”