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How to drown out the negativity | Egret Jewellery

  Negative thoughts are a part of our ever day lives, some people more than others. They can consume us, make a great situation feel hopeless and even make it hard to get out of bed in the morning. So how can we drown them out? How can we stop the seemingly unstoppable? Is it even possible? Isn’t it just in our DNA?   Firstly, let’s look at why we have them. Human beings are hard wired to look after themselves. Fear or negative thoughts originated from our fight or flight tendencies, helping us to stay alive and act as warning sign. Now not many of us, in the Western world have to worry about wild animals or whether we...

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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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Showing gratitude as a way to achieve success | Egret Jewellery

When you show appreciation for all that you have in your life right now you will create more of what you love. Appreciation is reflected by the way that you think and the way you think can either attract or repel what you desire. If you are always complaining about the things that you do not have and disregarding all the great things that you currently have; you will be stuck with those same old things because by being ungrateful you are repelling better things from coming into your life. Anytime that you experience something good in your life; you can create more of it just by being thankful. Take time out as you move throughout your day to say thank...

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Why we all love Autumn so much | Egret Jewellery

  So, Autumn is here again, the summer with its endless nights and days at the beach has been and gone and the crisp air of change returns to us once again. It’s long been pondered upon by greater minds than mine why we love this season so much. Many a great poet has written musing of its beauty. It seems to be a great source of inspiration to us and it’s hard not to see why.   Autumn is a wonderful time to inspire creativity, it has a romantic air about it. Bringing you back to memories of your childhood helps to inspire creativity. When you are child you are not bound by the same rules that apply in...

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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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