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Ten reason we all should smile more | Egret Jewellery

  Smiling can have a profound effect on our mind and bodies, not only do they produce endorphins and makes us feel better but they also make us more attractive and approachable. Most people believe that smiling is an involuntary response when in fact we can choose to smile as much or as little as we like. A smile can light up a room, melt away stress transfer from one person to another. If that’s not enough of a push here are the top ten reasons you should make a conscious effort to smile more every day.   Smiling Relieves Stress Stress can permeate our entire being, and can really show up in our faces. Smiling not only helps to...

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JOMO - The joy of missing out

In our world filled with social media available 24/7, many have acquired a fear called FOMO - the fear of missing out.   What if we looked at it from a different perspective?  JOMO.  The joy of missing out.  What a beautiful concept.  Being able to disconnect from the outside world for a time to just be with yourself.  That is the ultimate self-care.  No guilt, no shoulda, woulda, coulda's, just time to breathe. How would you do it?  "There is so much to do.  It's the Holiday Season."   At Egret Jewellery we make time for self-care. Make a date with yourself Set a time in your calendar.  When will you be alone during the day?  Make it easy to spend some time...

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Christmas and the Law of Attraction | Egret Jewellery

December is just around the corner and we are busying around Christmas shopping and writing endless lists of all the wonderful things we need to buy. The trees have shed their leaves and the early morning frost has started to show itself on blades of grass outside. Christmas is such a wonderful time, the lights hanging from telegraph poles and wrapped around trees take us back to a time in our childhood full of wonder and awe. It’s not surprising that it is most people's favourite time of the year.   Having said that Christmas can be hard for many of us as we can notice the lack of things in our lives more. How, when we want to purchase...

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The mental & physical health benefits of being near the sea & why we crave it

There is no place that calls to me more than being near the sea. As soon as the sun comes out and the days get warmer my body starts to crave it. I dream of wandering across the smooth sand, hearing the rhythmic sound of the waves and feeling the warm touch of the sun on my face. Just being near to the ocean can have a positive impact on your health. In fact, doctors have been prescribing trips to the sea shore from as early as the 18th century and recent studies show a link between the ocean air and health.   What are the benefits? Relaxation Researchers have found that the sound of waves alters brain patterns, which...

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The Physical, Mental & Spiritual Benefits of Yoga | Egret Jewellery

  Yoga is absolutely wonderful. It is not only an amazing way to keep your body healthy and feeling great but if you connect to it a little deeper it can become a whole lot more. Yogis seek to experience the spirit or the energy all around us, when we are connecting to this energy we are helping to balance out our inner emotions and learning how to harness them. Yoga in its truest form gives us time to quiet the mind and truly listen to our inner selves, really feeling the flow of energy all around us. Yoga encourages the synchronisation between body, mind and the spirit, through meditation, breathing and physical postures, allowing us to form a deeper...

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