Finding peace

(Re)discovery of a flower – a mindfulness exercise

This is a post about a simple mindfulness exercise. I wanted to create and share a simple opportunity to practice it. Mindfulness is about being aware of your present, and living in it fully. Mindfulness meditations have been around for thousands of years to help benefit our physical and mental health. Recent research in the field… Continue reading (Re)discovery of a flower – a mindfulness exercise

Finding peace · Improving yourself · Positive life philosophies

Buddhism – searching more wisdom

I have only recently began to seek more information about this philosophy. I have been listening to a lot of the speeches from 'Thich Nhat Hanh', a Buddhist zen master and I plan to read some of his books.  They have really sparked my interest. The term Buddhism comes from the word 'Budhi', which means 'to… Continue reading Buddhism – searching more wisdom

Positive life philosophies

10 steps towards more self-love

I often read about people preaching about the importance of self-love. Often to overcome feelings of depression. Less often I read about how to get there, if you are on the opposite side at the moment. The contrast between having no self-love at all and the distance between reaching the state of self-love can then… Continue reading 10 steps towards more self-love