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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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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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Shamballa Bracelets Meanings | What The Different Colours Represent

Shamballa bracelets are versatile, beautiful and steeped in history. They originated from Tibetan and Indian Buddhists believing in the magical kingdom of ‘Shamballa’. Shamballa is a spiritual sanctuary overflowing with love, enlightenment, perfection and peace. It is believed to be located in the upper realms of the Himalayan mountains and can only be reached by those who possess a deep karmic connection to spirit. The Shamballa bracelets themselves are easy to recognise by the signature way the cord is tied around them. This technique of special knots is based from macramé. Macramé is a form of textile produced from knots rather than weaving or knitting. With Shamballa bracelets, the cords are woven, knotted and braided to incorporate different designs, colours,...

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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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The Symbolic meaning of Feathers | Egret Jewellery

The meaning of finding a feather can be open to interpretation because of its connection to personal experience, they can have a different meaning for someone depending on their needs at the time.

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