5 Ways To Reduce Work Stress

July 30, 2018 Amandalee 0

Stress has become a part of our modern lives. It is inevitable, we are doing so much and there is so much stimulation from everyday things. It’s important to recognize and manage our stress symptoms, and deal with the causes. Here are 5 ways to reduce work stress from a […]

How to Motivate Yourself Even When You Don't Feel Like It

How to Motivate Yourself Even When You Don’t Feel Like It

July 16, 2018 Amandalee 0

We all have off days when we feel like being lazy and accomplishing nothing – but sometimes it’s far too easy to constantly tell yourself, ‘I’ll do it tomorrow’. If you are a serial procrastinator or just find it difficult to find motivation, you might need some inspiration. When you […]

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The Violet Flame

May 10, 2018 Amandalee 0

I love learning new tools to help me make my life better. The violet flame is something I learned years ago. It’s a powerful energy transmuting tool that anyone can use! It’s easy. If you can picture the front door to your house in your mind, you can use the […]

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Are You Making Meditation Hard?

March 22, 2018 Amandalee 0

I’ve heard it over and over. “Meditation is important to do” and “get a regular practice going”. I found it hard for so long, and still do find meditation hard some days. I was trying to over complicate it. I thought that I had to sit on a hard meditation […]

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3 Fantastic Benefits of Mindfulness

March 1, 2018 Amandalee 0

Mindfulness is something that keeps coming up. There are more studies on the benefits of cultivating mindfulness these days. How it can help with things like anxiety and bringing a sense of peace and calm. Do you have a mindfulness practice? I’ve been adding in 15-20 minutes of mindfulness meditation […]

Meditation and Childhood ADHD

July 31, 2016 Amandalee 0

It’s no secret that meditation has a plethora of benefits to offer. From reducing depression, to improving the quality of one’s sleep [1], it’s already established to be a fantastic solution to emotionally based problems. Now, according to an experiment’s protocol published on BMC Psychology’s website [2], it seems Dutch […]

Type-2 Diabetes: Yoga in the Clinic

July 5, 2016 Amandalee 0

A new study published in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation [1] points to promising news for those suffering from type-2 diabetes. The paper, a meta-analysis of 864 patients across twelve trials, points to a correlation between those that practiced yoga and positive clinical outcomes. Type-2 Diabetes, characterized by the misuse […]

Yoga Helps Protect Cognitive Function

June 9, 2016 Amandalee 0

A 3-month yoga and meditation course may improve cognitive function, according to a study [1] published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease last month. According to this [2] article from Medical News Today, it seemingly combats mild cognitive impairment by assisting the brain in producing more BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor). […]

Overcoming Depression With Mindfulness

April 30, 2016 Amandalee 0

Mindfulness, a concept developed in Buddhism, may be effective at combating depression. Put simply by Psychology Today: “Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your […]