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Meditation for health and wellbeing.

Meditation for health and wellbeing.

Science has shown us just how effective Meditation can be for our lives. Health, happiness, emotional balance , longer life, weight loss……The Science of Meditation begins to show us how simply  focusing on the breath can improve your overall health and wellbeing.

HOW?

1. Happiness & emotional balance.
Gaining control and deeper understanding of breath can change how we feel, and studies have shown us this can have a positive effect of up to 40 % change in feelings of anger, fear, joy, and sadness.

2. Weight Loss
So the science bit of mediation shows us how breathing practice increase levels of leptin, ( a hormone produced by fat tissue that signals the brain to inhibit hunger). So stillness can help us LOSE Weight when practiced effectively.

3. Increased energy and stamina
Just 20 minutes of good quality breathing meditation is worth 4 hours quality sleep which revitalises us and gives more wakeing stamina, energy and focus. Also longer term practice enhances sports performance as your body learns how to maximise efficiency of the lungs.

4. Longer life
Meditation and breathwork isinvolved in improving metabolism , reducing stress , balancing the CNS , and reduces inflammation and acidity within the body ( the cause of many diseases is due to either over acidity or inflammation).chronic inflammation is associated with Alzheimer’s, depression, cancer,heart diseases , auto immune disease etc.
So meditation at worst will change your life…….and may even save it !

So in summary, to experience the benefits of meditation, regular practice is necessary and as you begin it can help if you join a class whilst you practice to share the space.
If you practice at home too …..It takes only a few minutes every day…..once you get into the practice I’m sure (like me ) you will find that meditation is the best part of your day!

So if you fancy joining our weekly lunchtime meditation hangout then info is here…… peaceofmindhealth

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Be free…Be happy….Be healthy!

Jeni

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” Who do you become when things don’t go your way ?”

” Who do you become when things don’t go your way ?”

I find this question quite powerful and thought provoking , giving me great insight into what in my life i need to focus on. Through our life experiences we will all have a different story and respond differently , if the answer to this question gives you an insight into an area of your life that you would like to work on or improve then read on!

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”

How we respond to difficult situations is a choice. We can choose to react with emotional / behavioural negativity (i.e. anger, frustration, overwhelming sadness, giving up, a feeling of unjustness with the world , stubbornness, using rituals as a coping mechanism etc) , or other forms of more physical negativity (i.e lashing out, using drugs , alcohol or using any other negative habit or ritual as a coping mechanism )

These days , I try to chose to respond to it holistically, by surrendering to the universe and by letting go of control and trusting what the universe brings to me.

I am not saying this is always easy , or that i always get it right. However my awareness is always here and my awareness brings with it the fabulous insight that it is ALWAYS my actions that are my choice.

When things don’t go my way, or something difficult or unexpected shows up in my life, i try to take a step back, this allows me to have a clearer viewpoint of the whole picture, and decide how i would like to respond to the situation.

Some of the tools and awareness that have helped me overcome difficult challenges and experiences within my own life are listed here…….i hope you find them insightful and helpful. I like to have these things written down in a journal , as when things do not go my way i then have a “go to” place which allows me to think and feel differently about the situation or experience.

Be CURIOUS , when you conclude something you are making a judgement about how it will end….therefore you are limiting your options. When you keep yourself in the questioning of the situation then you keep your perspective and therefore options open to potentials and possibilities.

Be BRAVE, it can be quite frightening and overwhelming when things do not go your way. Remember this is a phase of your life, not your whole life. Remind yourself that you have had other situations in your life that felt like there was no way out, no solution etc. ….and you survived it then.  Ride those initial feelings out and you will find a way forward , a plan or a solution.

Be OPEN to things being different to how you expected and to new experiences. It serves no purpose to hold on to past , what could have been, should have been, and comparisons  etc because it can make us feel bitter , unhappy and resentful. Accept the situation for what it is , let go of judgement , whys etc and accept yourself. We are all doing the best we can.

Be KIND to yourself.  Accept your feelings, its ok not to feel ok or to feel angry etc. We need to experience a full range of emotions. Its healthy and you are being honest and true to yourself. Even though the situation or  life hasn’t turned out the way you had planned, it doesn’t mean you failed. Stop judging yourself.  Forgive yourself if you need to , TO HELP YOU MOVE FORWARD.

Be in your HEART not in your head. Make decisions and take actions from the heart not the head. The head tries to rationalise and  make sense of what “should” happen  the heart feels what is right. It may not be logical at all but when you take action from the heart your intuition is working and it is exceptionally powerful. When i work from my heart i am ALWAYS guided on the right path. When things are not going my way and i reflect i am ALWAYS in my head and not in my heart.

If you would like more information about how we can help you to be your happiest , healthiest self (or you know of someone who may benefit from our services) then please call us for a confidential chat and to book and appointment on 07531 191 688

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Have an amazing day.

Be free…Be happy!

Jeni

e mail : peaceofmindhealth@gmail.com

Tel : 07531 191 688

10 things to help you move forward.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I found this online and thought it summed up perfectly some of the work we do here with clients.

I hope you find it useful.

Have a great day!

If you would like more information about how we can help you improve your health long term then please call us for a confidential chat and to book and appointment on 07531 191 688

If you like the blogs then please take a minute to like our Facebook page which will then ensure you get the feeds for our latest blogs and please also share our blogs and feeds with your facebook friends or anyone who you feel may benefit from our therapies too.

Many thanks for reading
Have an amazing day.

Be free…Be happy!

Jeni

e mail : peaceofmindhealth@gmail.com