Various studies have aimed to investigate the effects exposure to natural settings has on depression and other mental health issues. Personally, I find it calming and uplifting to get out into nature, even if just for a day hike. Luckily, being in Perth, Western Australia, there are a plethora of trails, hikes and nature spacesContinue reading ““In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir”
“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell A loss of sixteen kilograms, with a goal of losing another sixA holistic approach, including resistance training, improved diet, mental fortitude, and mindfulness has worked wonders thus far.
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”
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”
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”
Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.
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)”