“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha

Mindfulness has its origins in Eastern traditions, especially Buddhism, but the Western world has adapted it for use in more secular settings (Nagy & Baer, 2017). Mindfulness can be defined as “a moment-to-moment awareness of one’s experience without judgement” (Davis & Hayes, 2011) or be considered “a universal human capacity proposed to foster clear thinking andContinue reading ““Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha”

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” ― Albert Einstein

I’ve mentioned before my diagnosis of depression, and that two of my three children have their own struggles with mental health conditions. This was my inspiration to read as much as I could about Depression, Anxiety, Autism, and anything else I thought would give me insight into what my children and I were going through.MentalContinue reading ““Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” ― Albert Einstein”

“A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step.” – Lao Tzu

I’ve put a lot of time and thought into what my first post on this blog should be. Obviously the holistic approach to health implies that there is a lot of material to cover; where to start?My approach to holistic health is based upon what I like to call the Stool Theory. Imagine you’re sittingContinue reading ““A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step.” – Lao Tzu”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”