What a weird time.
With UK infection rates of coronavirus increasing by the day, and new and more severe government guidelines being put in place to keep us safe, the impact of the pandemic is beginning to be felt... by us all.
Whether it’s professional or personal, we all experience rejection at some point in our lives and it can take a long time – months, or even years – to recover. Vogue provides advice to help expedite the bouncing back process… Marilyn Monroe was told by modelling agencies she’d have more luck as a secretary; Michael […]
While meditation is not a replacement for therapy or other interventions for prolonged sadness or depression, research has shown that a regular meditation practice can help increase happiness and decrease irritability. It also shows promise for improving sleep, reducing anxiety and stress, and enhancing self-awareness—all of which are potential mood boosters. How can meditation help with sadness? All these […]
A regular meditation practice can help ease the symptoms of anxiety, a condition that, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, affects an estimated 40 million adults in the U.S. Anxiety is a part of our body’s natural response to stress—a cognitive state connected to an inability to regulate emotions. When we meditate, we counter the stress response, […]
With more than 4,000 apps out there promising to improve our mental wellbeing, even self-help can feel overwhelming. Vogue looks at the pros and cons of smartphone therapy. When it comes to self-care, prevailing counsel says put your phone away – but what if technology can actually help? After Alexis (25) was diagnosed with severe depression and […]
Adele swears by them for stage fright, Victoria Beckham ritually places them backstage at her runway shows and Miranda Kerr uses them to filter her skincare line. Crystals have been used for thousands of years, and although their powers are not rooted in science, they’ve never been more popular than in 2019. While many crystal lovers are quite happily on […]
Trying to get pregnant and finding it frustrating, stressful, and isolating? You’re not alone—though it can often feel that way. According to the Department of Health & Human Services, one in eight couples in the U.S. experience difficulties getting pregnant. While there are many physical ways to support the body through this process (such as prioritizing sleep, exercising […]
These are trying times for everyone and anxiety is more prevalent than any of us can probably recall – during our lifetimes, at least. So we asked holistic life coach, Lily Silverton, to weigh-in on some of the best tips and tricks to overcome anxiety and cultivate calm: While staying in has begun to feel […]
If you consistently wake up feeling compassionate, enthusiastic, and ready to conquer the day, your vibrations are soaring high. On the other hand, if you’re feeling bored, stuck, and generally blasé, then chances are your vibrations are low and it’s time to check out these 15 easy ways to raise them back up. 1. Meditate. […]
In his 2014 book Art as Therapy, philosopher Alain de Botton postulates that visual art can offer us solace, hope and reassurance, in the same way music has long been thought to do. “The point of art in general is to offer therapeutic assistance,” he writes, “It should help us to better endure and enjoy our […]
So this feature was nearly finished, with a completely different opening, when a woman I had just met at a party asked what I did for a living. I explained that I taught yoga and worked as a writer. “Ah,” she said with a sage nod, looking me up and down, “so you have no […]