Today’s post was sparked by a conversation in the studio with the team about how to put together a blog post that could really help people with their stress and anxiety with fool proof instructions. At the time of writing (July 2021) we’re going through our third covid lockdown in Singapore, so we thought it was essential to do something on this topic to help as much as possible with the additional frustration everyone’s feeling. Read on to see how to supersize your stress bucket.
"When I make a bit more money, I’m going to upgrade the car like my neighbour."
"This house is not really big enough, life would be better if we had a bit more space like the Joneses."
"I wonder how much money I need to retire on?"
"I wish I had a bit more time to spend with the kids and pursue the things I enjoy. Bob on Facebook always seems to be having a blast."
If you have thoughts like this you're not alone. But why? And what can we do about it to start living the life we want right now?
If you’ve started the New Year feeling like 2021 is not shaping up like you had hoped then you’re not alone. So many people are feeling the same. There was a lot of expectation on 2021 but we still have tons of covid related issues, lockdowns, craziness in the US and big tech continuing to treat us like commodities: censoring, stealing and selling our personal data.
Lose weight, eat cleaner, get to bed earlier, exercise and meditate. Look we have nothing against good intentions. Good intentions are the precursor to positive change and a healthier and happier you. The problem is how we go about setting those good intentions. And today we’re shining the spotlight on New Year’s resolutions and why they set you up for failure in the long term.
There are many things that can cause us stress and anxiety in our lives such as arguments with our partners, pending deadlines at work, being cut up in traffic, financial pressures, kids running amok and so on. And mental stress leads to physical stress such as poor sleep, craving for unhealthy foods, addictions, weight gain, diseases and even heart attacks. So make sure this doesn't happen to you check out our top 5 ways to reduce stress easily...without meditating!
Over time, we have become extremely judgmental about emotions. Joy, excitement, and happiness are celebrated. Grief, sadness, and anger are pushed to a bottomless pit to be shunned and denigrated by all. But this psychological repression of emotions can lead to physical ailments that cannot be healed unless the underlying emotions are exorcised. Here we present a new way of looking at, and dealing with, emotional baggage.
When faced with challenging situations in our lives it helps, before making a decision, to categorise our potential action into 3 choices. We'll tell you what are those choices are and how they'll help you change unhelpful habits.
Self-sabotage is a problem many of us face and honestly, people do not understand why they are behaving the way they do. In fact, a common complaint we often hear is “Why am I self-sabotaging myself all of the time?” In this guide, we share what self-sabotage is, how it manifests in your life, why it happens and how to make the best choices for your health and happiness.
You want to take control of your urges, cravings and addictions but are struggling with the willpower and motivation. Then let this tool tame your cravings one step at a time and be the missing link between failure and success in achieving what you want in life.
During the circuit breaker lockdown it's essential to adjust your schedule to the "new normal" for the sake of your sanity. Kids, spouse, work and "me" time all need to be delicately juggled otherwise they'll all come tumbling down. And even if you don't have a family, living on your own presents different challenges. We give our the hot tips on maintaining your sanity during this period that we've been sharing with our clients.