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Daily Thoughts

The meditation deception

Follow me for a minute on this short thought on the concept of the art of meditation.

When you hear the word meditation, what’s the first thought that comes to mind?

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Steal These Thoughts! Newsletter: How to look after your mental health over the festive period

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In this weeks newsletter, I explore how we can all look after our mental health during the busy festive period and some new tools and techniques we can learn to calm the mind.

1.Why social media vacations are great for health, productivity and not eating that cookie

How an experiment I ran on myself at the end of 2017 changed the way I used social media and produced some unexpected results.

2. Meditation is bicep curls for your mind

The mind is like any other muscle in our body, it needs to be regularly trained too. In this piece I look at why and how we can train the mind and the changes this can lead to.

3. A beginners guide to meditation

A simple, no nonsense approach to start your own meditation practice.

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Deep Thoughts

Float tanks, facing fears and exploring consciousness

Tools to calm the mind.

One of my goals for 2018 has been to continue to work on my mental health and look at new ways I can be more comfortable in the uncomfortable. For a long time I’ve heard a lot about floatation tanks or floatation therapy as it’s called by some, mostly from my cult like listening of the Joe Rogan podcast.

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Deep Thoughts

Meditation is bicep curls for your mind

Treating mental health as equally as physical health

Quite recently, I had one of my worst episodes of anxiety to date. It was terrifying and eye opening all in one moment and unfortunately for me it became quite messy.

I’m sure fellow anxiety sufferer’s have experienced similar via their own anxiety/panic attacks — it’s an awful experience and I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy (not that I have any).