The Physical Symptoms of a Silent Killer
15Feb
The Physical Symptoms of a Silent Killer
Stress is a hormonal response to perceived threats or challenges in our lives. These hormones – such as cortisol and adrenaline – can trigger a cascade of physiological changes, and whilst the ‘fight or flight’ response is essential for survival, prolonged or chronic stress can have detrimental effects on our physical and mental wellbeing. Easy...
Unleashing Your Inner Flame: A Journey into the Power of Passion
16Jan
Unleashing Your Inner Flame: A Journey into the Power of Passion
Passion is an intense and compelling emotion that is of immense benefit to us. It ignites our creativity, propels us toward our dreams, and fuels our lives with purpose and vitality. When we engage wholeheartedly in activities, causes or relationships that resonate with our core values and interests, we find fulfilment and create a life...
The Radiance Within: Exploring the Emotion and Energy of Joy
14Dec
The Radiance Within: Exploring the Emotion and Energy of Joy
Joy is a deep, heartfelt emotion that arises from within, independent of external circumstances. It is a vibrant and uplifting emotion with the power to create a profound sense of well-being. By embracing it, we can foster a deep sense of happiness and gratitude within ourselves as well as tremendous positivity in the world around...
Embracing Serenity: Exploring the Resonating Energy of Peace
20Nov
Embracing Serenity: Exploring the Resonating Energy of Peace
Peace holds the power to transform our lives. By understanding peace and embracing its energy, we can cultivate harmony, balance, and a sense of interconnectedness within ourselves and the world. And as we navigate life’s challenges with grace and calm, we can inspire others to welcome peace into their lives too, nurturing a more harmonious...
Less Selfish and More Selfless: The Powerful Energy of Compassion
19Oct
Less Selfish and More Selfless: The Powerful Energy of Compassion
Compassion – a heartfelt response to the suffering or struggles of others – arises from an acknowledgment of our shared humanity. It has the ability to connect us deeply. Going beyond mere sympathy, it extends a helping hand or a comforting presence, thereby cultivating empathy, kindness and gratitude, promoting a sense of belonging and support,...
The Healing Power of Forgiveness: Embracing its Resonating Energy
17Sep
The Healing Power of Forgiveness: Embracing its Resonating Energy
Forgiveness, with its transformative energy, has the power to heal emotional wounds and free us from the burden of resentment and pain. By understanding forgiveness, embracing its energy, and engaging in the conscious practice of letting go, we reclaim our personal power and embark on a journey of healing and growth; allowing us to embrace...
The Fire Within: Understanding Anger and its Resonating Energy
28Aug
The Fire Within: Understanding Anger and its Resonating Energy
Anger is a complex and powerful emotion. It has the potential to ignite great change or fully consume us, but by understanding it and harnessing its energy positively, we can navigate its transformative power and cultivate healthy ways of expressing and channelling it. From mild irritation to explosive rage, anger often emerges when our boundaries...
Unravelling Apathy: Exploring the Energy of Emotional Disconnect
28Jul
Unravelling Apathy: Exploring the Energy of Emotional Disconnect
In our journey through life we may encounter moments when we feel detached from the world around us, and this state of being can have a profound impact on our well-being and hinder our ability to live a fulfilling and meaningful life. This is apathy; a complex emotion characterised by a lack of interest, enthusiasm,...
Self-Transcendence Needs – Human Values
31May
Self-Transcendence Needs – Human Values
This is our sixth – and last – in a series of blogs this year looking at the importance of human values and which values might intersect with the different levels of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. What we’ve learnt is that in our pursuit of personal growth and fulfilment, understanding the role of human values...
Self-Actualisation Needs – Human Values
16May
Self-Actualisation Needs – Human Values
As human beings, we all have certain values that we hold dear. These values are an integral part of who we are, and they shape the decisions we make and the paths we take in life. They are shaped by our upbringing, culture, experiences, and personal beliefs, and they guide our actions and behaviours. When...
Self-Esteem Needs – Human Values
27Apr
Self-Esteem Needs – Human Values
Human values are the guiding principles that shape our behaviour and inform our decisions, often stemming from our personal beliefs and experiences. They reflect what we consider important in how we live and work, determining our priorities and serving as a measure of our life’s success. Living according to our values gives us direction and...
Love Needs – Human Values
15Mar
Love Needs – Human Values
According to the Oxford Dictionary, values are “principles or standards of behaviour; one’s judgement of what is important in life.” And so true! Your personal values are your central beliefs, guiding your decision-making and actions, helping you to create a fulfilling life. They are intrinsically linked to your sense of self and consequently your mental wellbeing, and so...