Wholesome Goodness

Wholesome Goodness

When we perform an action, set a boundary or engage with others, our intent in doing so and/or the nature of the thoughts that precede that action is key to how the outcome can be perceived and played out. In Buddhism, the concept of ‘wholesome goodness’...
Divers Reflex

Divers Reflex

Cold Water Immersion – particularly on the face – activates what is known as the Divers Reflex. This is commonly advised as a method for anxiety and stress relief, but how does it actually work? The Divers Reflex is particular to mammals and is an...
Emotional Flashbacks

Emotional Flashbacks

When we think of flashbacks, oftentimes we imagine a specific event that has triggered an involuntary and often painful transport back in time. For example, a war veteran might hear a noise that reminds them of their time in combat, or an individual may see a...
Kintsugi

Kintsugi

Kintsugi is well known as a beautiful practice in the crafts and visual arts world; broken pottery and ceramics can be put back together often with a shining gold lacquer or resin to fill in cracks. The intention is that flaws are not hidden but celebrated. In fact,...
Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria (RSD)

Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria (RSD)

In our last blog, we covered the basics of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Individuals with ADHD have an incredible sense of creativity and compassion that can lighten the lives of those around them, and propel them to great heights of success. Alongside...
How Do You Stop Yearning for an Ex

How Do You Stop Yearning for an Ex

Relationships can be thrilling and exciting; they bring us joy and love, and yes, as rewarding as they can be, they are also complicated and rock our boat. Relationships work through stages; some last a lifetime or a few years, and others have a short life span....