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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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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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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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