OK, so you’re aware of the many mental and physical benefits of meditation – better sleep, reduced stress, greater clarity and peace, and the rest – and you want a piece of that. But how do you actually get started meditating?
Researchers are coming to understand more and more each day just how meditation changes a person’s brain – for the better. Maree Hollebone from mind massage shares the seven benefits of meditation.
Do you sometimes (or often) find yourself looking at your world through a pessimistic lens? You have mountains of work to get through that you tell yourself you’ll never get through in time, back-to-back meetings that you don’t see any value in, you have to be at the kids’ school by 5pm for their concert, today of all days! And you catch every darn red light you can, so you’ll never make it.
What if there was a “magic pill” of sorts to help us gain better control over our minds, our reactions, our moods and our thoughts? In a way, there is. It’s called meditation, which is the process of calming your mind, focusing on the present moment and finding that peace.
For 30 days in January we’re here to help you get moving and start healthy habits for 2018. We’ll be sharing daily posts for you to stay on track, learn new ways to move and exercise, and test your fitness along the way. You can also download your FREE Weekly Fitness Planner print out.
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Grab a pen, find your favourite spot in the house or a quiet cafe to ponder, and jot down some strategies on how you can make this work for you.
We get excited about healthy lifestyle apps that support and motivate you to create a healthy habit or help you modify and improve an existing one, or track and prompt you to move or do something. Here are the top five healthy lifestyle apps that we love right now!
Some of the most significant health insurance reforms in 15 years have been announced by Health Minister Greg Hunt on Friday and the Health reforms deliver good outcomes for regional people.