Surrender to Your Experience

“Each of us actually believes that things should be the way we want them, instead of being the natural result of all the forces of creation.” ~ Michael A. Singer, author of: The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life’s Perfection and The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself

Have you ever had a small worry about something that balloons into a huge worry and makes you anxious about something that initially seemed so trivial? Continue reading

Stress is What You Make of It

We can all get stressed at different times and by different things and this can in the worst case drastically affect our health and life expectancy, or in the best of cases make our day to day lives more difficult and unpleasant for the duration of the stress.

A lot of my friends always tell me about how stressed they are and how difficult it can be to cope with such heightened worry and difficult life situations. There are plenty of things that psychology and ancient traditions have taught us that can help with such situations but according to this great TED Talk by Dr Kelly McGonical the way we look at the idea of stress can affect the impact it has upon us.

To me this is an astoundingly refreshing way to view something that can affect us all and shows that through the attention we pay to things we can have a bigger impact on our reality than perhaps we previously thought.