The 6 Best Mindfulness Apps Of 2016

Over the last decade, mindfulness has moved from an explosive fad to a relatively normal phenomenon. The wisdom of the east that was introduced to the western world in the countercultural movement of the 70’s — before almost entirely falling back over the course of the next generation — seems…

Deep Listening: What It Is And How To Do It

Deep listening. It’s a term (and practice) very few people know anything about. Yet if one can train themselves to learn this powerful and ancient technique of mindfulness (it has been around for millennia and is part and parcel of buddhist practices across the world), a whole new level of comprehension,…

5 Ways to Help Your Kids Love Books More than Screens

As a parent or guardian, one of the most important skills to nurture in children is reading. With the rise in smart technology over the last decade, it has become particularly important to deliberately make time to put all of the gadgets away and really sit down and take in…

3 Yoga Poses That Give Strength Training A Run For Its Money

Excess weight is a major health problem that affects people from all over the world. Numerous studies have shown that it increases one’s susceptibility to various complications such as high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, diabetes — the list goes on. Poor body image is another far-too-common affliction, the breadth…

How to Stop Worrying: 6 Techniques That Really Work

To live a healthy life, you need to take good care of your mental health. This goes without saying. Yet one of the most insidious aspects of poor mental health is often overlooked: worry. Worry is an all-too-common phenomenon and one of the chief signs of General Anxiety Disorder (GAD)….