What is Lagom

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When it comes to wellness concepts from around the world, Sweden has so many fantastic ones to choose from, one of which is a term called “Lagom”. We’re going to be exploring the term “lagom” and its role in your life in today’s blog!

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Let’s talk about meditation…

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Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been starting to get back into meditation, and I’ve found that it has really been making a positive impact on my mindset – which we are going to take a look at in today’s blog!

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Goodbye Nana…

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On the 15th of January 2023, my beloved grandmother, Elizabeth Rosemary Hopkin, sadly passed away after a 9-year battle with Alzheimer’s. I want to explore the topic of grief with you all here on the page, so that’s what we are going to do in today’s blog.

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What Discomfort Teaches Us β€” Be Inspired..!!

Here are some ways that discomfort can benefit you and why you should embrace it. A Different View If you knew it would be better for your health, would you choose to spend a few minutes walking in the chilly weather rather than staying inside? Although spending time in nature may seem like a small […]

What Discomfort Teaches Us β€” Be Inspired..!!

Let’s talk about teaching…

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Before I started studying at the University of Reading, I used to work as a Swimming Teacher and I’ve got to be honest, I absolutely loved it. We’re going to be taking a look at some of my thoughts about teaching in today’s blog.

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Don’t underestimate your impact on the world…

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Around a week and a half ago, I met my amazing mate Kyle Masterson for the very first time and we got chatting about the impact that we have on the world. I found the conversation absolutely fascinating, so I thought I’d share some of what we spoke about with you all here today. So without further ado, let’s get into it!

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What does Kaizen mean?

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Over the last couple of years, I have loved learning about philosophy, a range of different philosophical theories and the ways in which they help us to understand ourselves, other people and the wider world around us. In today’s blog, we are going to be taking a look at the Japanese philosophical term “Kaizen”, so let’s get into it!

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The Law of Unintended Consequences

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In life, we make millions upon millions of decisions and actions every single day – some of which have consequences that are planned and intentional, others, not so much. In today’s blog, we are going to be delving into what is meant by “the law of unintended consequences”, let’s get cracking!

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10 Caring Traditions from Around the World β€” 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…

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Your Mental Health is a Spectrum

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Mental Health is a topic that has always fascinated me, the way that it means something different to each and every person, but still unties us all together, as we all have our own form of mental health & wellbeing. If the last few years have taught me anything, it’s that our mental health works on a spectrum, which is exactly what we will be looking at in today’s blog!

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My Thoughts on “Blink” by Malcolm Gladwell

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I recently finished reading “Blink” by Malcolm Gladwell, and what a thought-provoking book it turned out to be! In today’s blog, we are going to be taking a look at some of my thoughts & opinions about the book – let’s get into it πŸ™‚

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Being Present & Living in The Moment β€” 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 β€” Olivia Lucie Blake

The True Meaning of Karma, How It Works and How It Helps You Improving Your Life β€” 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 β€” Wise & Shine

Choosing Happiness β€” 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 β€” Olivia Lucie Blake

What Is Creativity? β€” Wise & Shine

When we speak about creativity, most people think mainly of fine arts, and artistic creations, whose role is mainly aesthetic. But creativity is not only that. So, what is creativity? Creativity is defined as the ability to make or otherwise bring into existence something new, whether a new solution to a problem, a new method…

What Is Creativity? β€” Wise & Shine