mindfulness

Five ways to survive political uncertainty without losing your mind.

Five ways to survive political uncertainty without losing your mind.

There is a LOT of change and uncertainty at the moment. Elections in Australia and the USA and Brexit rocking the world. We are reminded at every turn that change is afoot and it can be very unsettling, even downright terrifying.

At best, all the thinking, analysis, reading and talking about these events leads us to be well informed and active citizens. At worst it becomes just another horrifying spectacle, leaving people stressed and distressed, with nothing to show for it except sleepless nights.

With this in mind, here are five steps to getting your head and body in the right space to be sane and useful.

Lights on! What sets your heart on fire and why you're not doing it.

Lights on! What sets your heart on fire and why you're not doing it.

We get that flush of excitement when we think of something that sets our hearts on fire ... but then rarely act on it. What happens? How can we change our futures to match our yearnings?

Does reading 'self-help' tips make you feel crap about your life? You're not alone.

Does reading 'self-help' tips make you feel crap about your life? You're not alone.

I used to think that if I read enough tips and self-help that I could fix myself and become the perfect version of me that was immune to life's challenges and the negative judgements of others. Now I really like myself (self-esteem - scandalous!), am not so fussed about set backs or others' judgements and enjoy tinkering with my life from a place of fun exploration. Some difference... read how.