I’ve been experiencing quite the burn out lately in all aspects of my life. And I’ve touched on being creatively drained quite a bit on the blog; but when I found myself drifting into this feeling with my personal life, I knew it was time to reflect, make a few changes & of course write […]Feeling Burnt Out? | 5 Mindset Shifts To Consider — Mind Beauty Simplicity
Category: Guest Blogs
10 Caring Traditions from Around the World — Wise & Shine
After the podcast of Billy Osogo on Ubuntu, I decided to search how people around the world show kindness, whether it comes from caring tradition or generosity. This may inspire you to show kindness to yourself or someone else today. Sub Saharan Africa: Ubuntu Common to many cultures in Sub Saharan Africa, this concept was…10 Caring Traditions from Around the World — Wise & Shine
Avoid Anxiety Attacks with Smart Strategies – Carolyn Russo
Do you suffer from panic or anxiety attacks? Would you like to find out some techniques and strategies to help you manage stress? Are you interested in finding out more about anxiety, and the steps that you can take to reduce its impact on your life? Well then, today’s guest blog is the one for you 🙂
Today’s blog is a guest blog called “Avoid Anxiety Attacks with Smart Strategies”, written by the brilliant Carolyn Russo! So, without further ado, I’ll leave you to Carolyn’s excellent blog, be sure to let us know what you think!
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Being Present & Living in The Moment — Olivia Lucie Blake
Over the years I have struggled with the idea of living in the moment. I spent years of my life filled with anxiety and worry about the next thing. What am I going to do tomorrow? Where will I be in the next year? All to realise that having this mentality wasn’t doing my own […]Being Present & Living in The Moment — Olivia Lucie Blake
The True Meaning of Karma, How It Works and How It Helps You Improving Your Life — Wise & Shine
Karma is one of the most known concepts of Buddhism and Hinduism. At the same time, it is also one of the least understood. You may hear people speaking about having a good or a bad Karma without really knowing what it is about. Those two main Eastern religions define Karma in the same way…The True Meaning of Karma, How It Works and How It Helps You Improving Your Life — Wise & Shine
Indigenous Knowledge: A Roadmap to Belonging Again — Wise & Shine
What can we learn from Indigenous cultures about being better stewards to the natural world? After all, Indigenous Peoples were the original caretakers of the land thriving in complex societies long before the arrival of European settlers. 870 more wordsIndigenous Knowledge: A Roadmap to Belonging Again — Wise & Shine
15 Ways to Simplify Your Life for 2023
It’s the start of a new year, which commonly stands for a fresh start. And one of the best & sure fire ways to see change is to simplify life. And from personal experience, I’ve discovered simplifying can be done in a multitude of categories. Last year, I shared 15 Ways to Simplify Your Life & it received so much praisethat I wanted to share 15 more ways for this new year.
Here are 15 More Ways to Simplify Your Life in 2023
1. Create a Vision Board
I find vision boards & collages to be a creative & visual representation of my goals & aspirations. It takes me back to the days where I would spend hours cutting out magazines & making collages that I would hang on my bedroom door or closet. Back then, it was usually photos of the Jonas Brothers or…
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Why Collective Intelligence is Powerful — Wise & Shine
Alone we go faster, together we go further – African proverb To understand why collective intelligence is so powerful, I would like to invite you to think about bees. 703 more wordsWhy Collective Intelligence is Powerful — Wise & Shine
Choosing Happiness — Olivia Lucie Blake
Something I have begun to learn as I’ve gotten older is that happiness comes and goes. It’s not achievable for us to be in a state of happy all the time. Nor would I want to be. Happiness can come and go, it’s more of a fleeting emotion than one that remains. Once I learnt […]Choosing Happiness — Olivia Lucie Blake
Feel Your Feelings
We, as humans, seek safety. We yearn for security. Our same-old, same-old routine frequently becomes our safety and comfort. It may appear easier at times to operate on autopilot, with no awareness of our internal experience. It’s natural and adaptive to want to avoid things that make us uncomfortable. After all, who wants to work harder just to experience unpleasant feelings?
But you should. We are not robots, people (as much as during the painful times, it might seem appealing to be one). The price of not feeling is too high to ignore. It’s never too late to decide you’re ready to listen in! If emotional avoidance resonates with you, see if you can approach it with curiosity and non-judgment. This newfound awareness gives you an excellent opportunity to create something new and to transition into a more fulfilling way of being!
Here’s are few ways that can help you…
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East Versus West: A Look at Two Minds — Wise & Shine
The paradigms, world views and ideas which we inhabit shape how we perceive and interact with the world. They impact our ideals, relationships, and values. That is, who we are and who we aspire to be. 783 more wordsEast Versus West: A Look at Two Minds — Wise & Shine
Embracing the Art of Play — Wise & Shine
We often look back on our childhood with great reverence and adoration. A time when we were not yet burdened with the responsibilities and demands of adulthood. 1,023 more wordsEmbracing the Art of Play — Wise & Shine
The Power of Habits — Wise & Shine
Habits give you great power, perhaps the greatest in absolute. Sometimes we think that habits are good for ordinary people, and maybe we don’t consider ourselves ordinary people (at least I don’t consider myself like that, I have always tried to be a bit out of the status quo). We would like to get rid…The Power of Habits — Wise & Shine
Let’s Get Hygge With It — a little cuban goes a long way
Hygge is all about comfort, peace, and connection, as well as kinship, nature and simplicity. It’s about a return to the basics and focusing on what’s important with an emphasis on self-care. Although this is tradition was born as a response to Scandinavian winters, it’s a philosophy that can be embraced year-round, no matter where you call home.Let’s Get Hygge With It — a little cuban goes a long way
Welcome Giles to Sweeney’s Blogs!
I hope that you are having a great day and enjoying the week so far!
My name is Giles, I am a good friend of Sweeney’s. I am the newest member of the Sweeney’s Blog team, and I thought I would use this introductory blog to tell you all a little about myself 🙂
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