After reflecting on a year of turbulent and somewhat hostile change, perhaps it is a time to create unity, balance, and understanding and hope... Perhaps it is time for Constructive Journalism.
A constant stream of negative news led me to study positive psychology. From both my academic work and personal experience, I suggest that we need to turn our attention to solutions-focused news, for the benefit of ourselves and the wider world
This week marks the exciting new launch of Positive News Magazine! This stunning magazine is beautiful in both design and content. For those of you who may have not heard of them, I am delighted to introduce you!
We all have 24 hours in a day, but some of us seem to be able to squeeze out every last second in a minute, while others race around trying to get back the minute just gone. The good news is, with a couple of tricks, we can all have the know how to make the most of our time.
With New Years resolutions surfacing, it can be easy to look forward at this time of year and decide what changes we are going to make to ensure that 2016 is better than 2015. However, before you tip into the promise of a new year, take a moment to reflect on the highlights of 2015.
If you can find 8 minutes in your day...
The importance of positive news is no longer a myth; it is instead a well-informed conclusion drawn from the fields of science, academia and good old-fashioned opinion polls.
Sometimes wisdom provides great advice of how to behave or think and our soul softens at the possibility of its truth. Despite our best intentions, there can be a wide gap between our current reality and the rose tinted one we strive towards. How do we get to the place where this wisdom becomes our experienced truth? In short, it is practice, patience and commitment to the journey.
There are some things that come along every so often and just burst our mind open to the human potential and the possibilities available through the power of creation.
A lot of us can sometimes focus on the outcome. We say things to ourselves like “I want to be really good” or “feel like this” or “look like this”. We can attach an expectation onto our practice and then judge ourselves to be good or bad based on how we compare to this. So forget what you are hoping to get out of your next class, and enter into it instead with a different thought of “what can I put into the class?”
What does Yoga mean to you? For some, it is a physical practice that allows them to stretch and strengthen (as well as gives them an hour of peace and quiet). For others Yoga can be a mindful practice that has the power to provide life lessons along the way…