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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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A beginners guide to meditation and it's health benefits

Somewhere, down this long winding road of life, we seem to have lost our way. The once perfect connection between mind, body and spirit is now only present in snippets, in people scattered all over our world. For many of us the Western world, with its fast pace and countless distractions, locks us in a never-ending battle riddled with depression, anxiety and social segregation. In amongst the long days in concrete walls and the virtual realities of our lives we have lost our relationship to thought and as a by-product to this our connection to spirit. Our thoughts have been allowed to run wild and any control we had over them has diminished. We have turned to drowning them out...

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A Guide To Daily Affirmations for Positive Thinking

  If you, like me, are a firm believer in the Law of Attraction, then you will understand the phrase, “You are what you think,” and you truly believe that life flows from your thoughts. Some people find this easy, they seem to breeze through life living in the positive and attracting to them everything they want or need. While other people are in a daily battle, constantly trying to manage their thoughts and slipping in and out of negativity. If you are one of the people continuously caught in a never-ending battle trying to push away negative thoughts and replace them with positive ones, you might find this blog useful. Whilst positive thinking is very important it is almost...

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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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