4 Ways Keeping a Diary Makes Your Life Better

Tweet This is a Guest Post by Mat Good A diary is traditionally defined as a book or journal in which individuals record the events, stressors, and dreams of their daily life. Popular media has created the cultural stereotype of diaries as a teenage girl thing, yet the truth is that diaries can be enjoyed [...]

Share
Read the full article →

Moving House? A Few Helpful Tips on Relocating without Stress

Tweet This is a Guest Post by Izzy Smith Moving house can be one of the biggest experiences in a person’s life. It is not a mere physical shift but more importantly an emotional transition which can bring about many changes on a personal level. Whether you are moving locally, long-distance or internationally, a move [...]

Share
Read the full article →

Meditation Music:How your MP3 Player can be your Best Meditation Tool Ever

Tweet After making sure you will be undisturbed for the next 30 minutes or so, you settle in your favorite meditation posture – on your mat or cushion – close your eyes and…..nothing! Your mind keeps buzzing noise for almost all the length of the session. Jittery thought fragments, ‘mind popup notifications’ of things left [...]

Share
Read the full article →

4 Simple Ways to Relax and Live Longer

Tweet   This is a Guest Post by Heather Green   Stress kills—literally. According to Oregon State University, high to moderate levels of stress lead to a higher mortality rate, either through risky behavior (such as unhealthy addictions or angry driving) or health complications like stroke. Optimism, however, is attributed with decreased risk of cardiac [...]

Share
Read the full article →

3 Questions to Ponder on Before Applying to College

Tweet This is a guest post by Mariana Ashley All major decisions in life come packed with their own set of circumstances and sometimes unforeseen consequences. Ideally we should take our time to weigh and sift through our options before taking those big decisions, because ultimately they pave the way to our future paths. The [...]

Share
Read the full article →

Positive Thinking: Tips for Getting Ahead

Tweet This is a Guest post by Lauren Bailey The power that positive thinking can have in one’s life is no new concept. Many of us know that positive inner thought and a generally positive outlook throughout daily life is a great way to get ahead in your pursuits and feel satisfied about life. But, [...]

Share
Read the full article →

Singing Bowls and Chakra Balancing

Tweet This is a guest post by Jill Magso from the Silva Team (Some opinions expressed in this guest post may not necessarily reflect those of the blog author)   High up in the Himalayan mountains, as close to the heavens as man could get, ancient Tibetans understood how to tune themselves to the natural [...]

Share
Read the full article →

How to find happiness within yourself: a rough guide

Tweet   Note: this article is about 1,400 words long and takes about five minutes to read. If you want to understand more how to find happiness within yourself then I guess they’re five minutes well spent. The article suggests that we ought to find happiness by discarding certain ‘mental models’ we are used to. [...]

Share
Read the full article →

Soul Hiker Espresso: Inspirations of the week

Tweet   The theme of this second edition of Soul Hiker espresso is inspirations (after finishing this sentence I just realized I am jotting down this in a cafe` called inspirations…can I call that synchronicity?). The topic of inspirations has been a pervasive thought clouding my head recently, possibly incited by a felt sense that [...]

Share
Read the full article →