5 Types Of Meditations To Try And How To Do It

Meditation is an ancient practice that has survived through the ages. There are two main styles of meditation: Samatha or calming meditation and Vipassana or insight meditation. Calming meditation focuses on creating a peaceful state of mind, boosting concentration and bringing awareness to the breath. This practice uses some of anchor- breath, mantra, visualisation or …

What Are Personal Boundaries And Why It’s Important

Setting personal boundaries for yourself and with others is necessary. They allow you to establish guidelines for each interaction and build healthy relationships. A lack of personal boundaries is the culprit in many interpersonal conflict, stress and unhappiness in relationships. Whether it be your relationship with yourself or with others. "According to some counselors, personal boundaries help …

The Worst Pieces of Advice We’ve Heard for Mental Illness

Living with a mental illness or illnesses is hard. Not only for the person who is directly afflicted but friends, family, colleagues and society. Sometimes, persons who are not living with a mental illness and its associated symptoms and stigma can say the wrong things. They can be well meaning but it doesn't make the …