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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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Mental and Physical Benefits of Escaping the Rat Race | Egret Jewellery

“Financial goals. Family goals. Academic goals.”   With so many milestones to cover, our lives have turned from peaceful journeys to rat races. We find “happiness” in accomplishing what our peers have accomplished. And with all that pressure, we can feel overwhelmed with mental issues such as anxiety and depression.   With the rising cases of mental illnesses, the use of drugs for these conditions has also increased. The balance is obviously lost and things are not the way they should be.   When our minds are stressed, our body system does not relax, wearing out the body at a much faster rate, and making us age faster than we should be.   How to escape the rat race Let’s...

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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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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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