Author: Verity M

Six Ways to Clear Your Mind When You’re Feeling Down

“Our life is shaped by our mind, for we become what we think.” – Buddha There are moments when we don’t feel happy, adequate, or capable; when we feel low and weak, down and out.  Sometimes we let these moments get the best of us by letting all our worries and stress flood our minds with negative thoughts.  Often those thoughts aren’t grounded in present reality; we allow ourselves to imagine possible problems and negative situations that have not and may never come to pass.  Other times there just isn’t anything we can do in the moment to resolve the...

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6 Ways to Give Yourself a Mid-Year Boost

“What you resist, persists” – Carl G. Jung Mid-year is the time of the year I find myself needing a boost.  In the beginning of the year, we’re still buzzing with energy from our holidays and ready to get to conquering the year.  Towards the end of the year, you realize you only have so much time left to get yourself into gear before the holidays roll around again and we start fresh with a new year.  That leaves us with mid-year equidistant from both the January-New-Year motivation and the OMG-it’s-almost-December shock. The mid-year slump hits me hard creatively.  I...

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