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How a simple piece of jewellery can change your life | Egret Jewellery

Jewellery is powerful; it is something which has been around for centuries and worldwide it is associated with wealth, beauty and history. When it comes to actively trying to change your life, many turn to the typical New Years’ Resolutions such as eating healthier, exercising more, and disconnecting from toxic people. One thing which isn’t often considered is jewellery, and there are many ways the right piece of jewellery can change your life for the better. You don’t need to spend a whole lot of cash on it either – there are plenty of affordable pieces out there which look just as beautiful as those which cost ten to one-hundred times as much. Here are five ways a simple piece...

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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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4 Easy Steps to dramatically transform your life for the better | Egret Jewellery

  Sometimes we just need to take a minute, sit back and really see the wonder that is all around us. With our busy lives and countless distractions, it’s easy to forget to be grateful for all that we have. In today’s society, it is so easy to start believing we are never enough, we never have enough and we should always be seeking more. But what if we are enough? What if the constant cravings for more is merely a lie, subtly imprinted into our minds from an early age? The biggest lie of our generation? Every day we are exposed to images of beautiful people with bigger houses and nicer clothes constantly thrust in front of us through...

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Comparison is the thief of joy | Why do we compare ourselves to others

Comparing ourselves to others is one of the fundamental flaws of the human psyche. Why is it we constantly paw through social media judging our lives by another-persons standards? Or lay in bed at night going over and over how much better someone else’s life is than our own? It is a flaw hidden deep inside all of us, the instinctual human nature of fight or flight negatively gnawing away at our brains. If we don’t monitor and control our thoughts they tend to move towards the pessimistic. Instead of wishing our lives were like someone else we should be finding inspiration in them and letting their achievements spur us forward, not wallowing in self-pity. We need to strive to...

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Our spiritual relationship with nature and why it is good for our mental and physical health

  We’ve all experienced it. That sense of peace as we wind our way along-side a sleepy river bed.  The feeling of sheer joy and awe when staring out across a great valley, that sense that we could in that moment of time conquer anything that stood in our way. Or staring out into a vast ocean, the natural rhythmic sound of the lapping waves giving us a realisation of inner peace and total insignificance all at the same time.   Most people can feel that being outdoors has a positive effect on them. So why is it that Nature makes us feel so alive and at peace all at the same time? Why do we internally crave it? Research now...

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