Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention.

The word Qigong (Chi Kung) is made up of two Chinese words. Qi is pronounced chee and is usually translated to mean the life force or vital-energy that flows through all things in the universe …

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19 Aug, 2016

Practising mindfulness

Mindfulness is a tool that has become helpful to mental health professionals. Cultivating mindfulness is a powerful practice in therapy.

If practised regularly, it’s a tool that can help us understand, stay in control and deal with our emotions in a healthy way. Mindfulness allows us to change our daily habit responses, by enabling us …

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18 Aug, 2016

Verbal bullying

Do we ever think about the way we respond to what someone says without taking offence, even if what they’ve said isn’t rude or offensive and yet we still take offence and retaliate?

When we use words in a negative way that insults, belittles and pulls people down in a way to gain power over them, we’ve crossed the line and it becomes a form of verbal bullying. Many people’s …

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15 Aug, 2016

Share your journey

Thank you for your help and support. Fancy joining the conversation and sharing your journey with others? Let’s keep the conversation going.

If you haven’t already joined the conversation, why not join and respond alongside other people; to individually written blogs, on topics such as health and wellbeing, daily blogs, healthy …

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12 Aug, 2016