As we gradually come out of lockdown in this country, many of us are wondering what life will look like once the whole planet has emerged from the pandemic. Will it revert to what it was before Covid? Or have … Continue reading Life after Covid
We all want to be happy, but fewer and fewer of us seem to be achieving that goal. For many years, statistics have been telling us that an increasing number of people in wealthy nations are suffering from anxiety and … Continue reading Why practise mindfulness?
Anger is definitely a toxic emotion. Like fear, it is classified as a high-energy negative emotion, as opposed to low-energy ones, such as sadness or guilt. Yet, is there such a thing as healthy aggression? Fear and excitement produce the … Continue reading Healthy aggression v anger
It’s flu season again and, like most men, I’m not very good at being sick. I have fairly low pain threshold and tend to feel pathetically sorry for myself when struck by the nasty virus. It really feels as though … Continue reading Man flu
People sometimes ask: Are yoga and meditation religious practices? Personally, I view and experience both as secular disciplines that promote introspection. Spirituality in itself can be completely detached from religious doctrines or the supernatural, focusing on humanistic qualities such as love, compassion and … Continue reading Secular meditation