Reconnect with Nature Gold Coast

Reconnect with Nature Gold Coast

Correlative, longitudinal and experimental studies have proven that Reconnecting with Nature makes us feel better because it reduces stress and anxiety and acts as a buffer to negative emotions.

Reconnect with Nature Gold Coast

A Matter of Opinion

A Matter of Opinion

You can respect another opinion without accepting it or agreeing with it. In the era of social media, gaslighting, trolls and dog whistling, does the above adage still hold a general truth, does it stack up?

A Matter of Opinion

What happens to the brains of stressed people?

What happens to the brains of stressed people?

It turns out that the type of exercise generally recommended ie. 20-30 minutes of aerobic exercise (build up a sweat) 3 times a week is very good at regenerating neurons in the hippocampus.

What happens to the brains of stressed people?

Neuroscience of Mindfulness

Neuroscience of Mindfulness

Bringing the brain back into alpha state, like before we go to sleep is very good for us. This is achieved in meditation as well as when we do everyday tasks and hobbies.

Neuroscience of Mindfulness

Mindfulness in the workplace and home

Mindfulness in the workplace and home

The ABC program raises some interesting issues with mindfulness - the closer you get to true practitioners the clearer the teaching - mindfulness is its own advocate.

Mindfulness in the workplace and home

The relationship between Yoga and Meditation

The relationship between Yoga and Meditation

Yoga postures are a very useful for preparing the body for meditation.

The relationship between Yoga and Meditation

Stress

Stress

Dr Lila Landowski, neuroscientist at the University of Tasmania explains that we are all likely to experience a "day from hell when our brain rages in a storm of nerves."

Stress