As a parent we experience an emotional range during one day which is so rich it could easily be enough to fill a whole week. I find this exciting, a real privilege! Especially with younger children between ages 2-7, they live creatively so much in the present moment, it is staggering. One minute they are in JOY with their toys, the next second something does upset them and their little world seems to fall apart, they are beyond sad.
They show us how raw, unscripted and deep
How long can we survive without the basics? Our bodies have an average limit of three minutes without oxygen, three days without water, three weeks without food. Let's focus on our breathing for this post. In an absence of oxygen, brain cells begin to die and this effect is irreversible! Sounds scary at first, relax just keep on reading. Photo by Robin Benzrihem on Unsplash Have you heard of Wim Hof? Also titled Ice-Man, he promotes extreme life-enhancing trainings and exerci
Life can be tough and rough! It is pretty much a roller coaster ride. Some find this more exciting than others. If our life would be without any highs and lows, we would flatline! That's called 'being dead'. Life is supposed to be full of surprises, dips and ascends, it can slow down and feel hyper-fast. Life is by design full of changes. Nature is a wonderful role model for those inevitable changes. A tree is bare throughout winter and then in its own time starts to blossom.
Breaking a habit is so difficult!! Really?
Think about yourself, how do you use your smartphone. Let's be smart with it.
The habit of putting it on the bedside table, checking it late and first thing in the morning, tapping on it every 5 min, maybe another text or email arrived.
Observe your habits! Want to change them? Challenge yourself by following some new rules and see how much happier, in control you feel. You might even notice the people around you, get involved in
Did you know you choose how you want to feel...
As humans we carry this ability to put meaning to situations, circumstances, events and this influences how we feel. If you think about it, a person who, as an experiment, demonstrates how a sad, depressed and lonely person looks and behaves like, imitates the body language, this person will actually pick up on on those low feelings as well. Evidence of the body-mind-connection.
If you make yourself aware of the feelings