What is Zen?

The word Zen has become part of the English language, but what exactly does it mean? It’s much easier to answer the question “When is Zen?”, for that answer would have to be “Now!”. The whole point of Zen practice is to become fully aware, here and now. To come home to the present moment; Read More …

Well Being at Workplace

In a recent study of people at work, it was evident that a third of people had a health condition that affected their work in the last year. Although two-thirds of those people had discussed the health issue with their manager or employer, nearer 90% would have been happy to have a conversation. So employers Read More …

How to Manage Stress

Many of us experience stress in life, whether this is in the short term from one-off projects, or long-term stress from a high-pressure career. Not only can this be profoundly unpleasant, it can seriously affect our health and our work. However, it is possible to manage stress, if you use the right tools and techniques. Read More …

What Are Affirmations and How to Use Them

What Are Affirmations Affirmations are sentences aimed to affect the conscious and the subconscious mind. The words composing the affirmation, automatically and involuntarily, bring up related mental images into the mind, which could inspire, energize and motivate. Repeating affirmations, and the resultant mental images, affect the subconscious mind, which in turn, influences the behavior, habits, Read More …

Tips for living longer

Over the course of five years, explorer, educator and author Dan Buettner took teams of scientists to places in the world where people have lived the longest and healthiest lives. Buettner found five ‘Blue Zones‘ with relatively high percentages of centenarians: “where people live 10 years longer, experience a sixth the rate of cardiovascular disease Read More …

Why Positive Thinking is important

Positive thinking is a mental and emotional attitude that focuses on the bright side of life and expects positive results. A positive person anticipates happiness, health and success, and believes he or she can overcome any obstacle and difficulty. Positive thinking is not accepted by everyone. Some, consider it as nonsense, and scoff at people Read More …