Mindfulness

How our Nervous System affects our State of Mind

There is a close relationship between the state of our nervous system and our state of mind. When our nervous system feels unsafe, our brain automatically becomes more anxious as the fear centre of the brain (amygdala) takes over. When we’re stressed our thoughts are automatically more negative, impulsive and focused on worst-case scenarios. Trying [...]

Relaxation Exercise

This is the relaxation exercise we do at our Relax and Meditate classes. It will help your body and mind relax. This audio is best listened to with headphones as it contains a background sound which is designed to stimulate Alpha Brainwaves, a relaxed mental state where the thoughts slow down.   Do [...]

Compassion Meditation

While compassion is the foundation of many religions, it's also beneficial for our physical, emotional and mental health. Compassion is proven to lower our stress levels, improve positive emotions and induce Alpha brainwaves to relax the mind. In this short video, Monica explains the benefits of compassion and how it can make us feel better. [...]

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