We all know what we should be doing to look after our bodies – eat less and move more. However, it’s much easier said than done. As a start, here are some suggestions for looking after your physical health and nurturing the gut ‘brain’.
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Stress is everywhere and with life becoming more demanding, it’s vital we pay attention to our mental state. Focusing on nourishing the mind and our mental health can improve our focus, relationships, outlook and more.
GRATITUDE is one of many positive emotions. It's about focusing on what's good in our lives and being THANKFUL for the things we HAVE.
When we do that, the neural circuitry in our brain (stem) releases dopamine. Dopamine makes us feel good! And, because it feels good, we want more.
It means having the skills to control your behavior, emotions and thoughts in the pursuit of long-term goals.
Emotional regulation skills enable us to live a healthy and well-balanced life, physically, mentally and spiritually.
They refer to any brief activity that helps to break up the monotony of physically or mentally draining tasks.
They can last anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes and involve anything from making a cup of tea to stretching or watching a music video.
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