Spirituality and Psychology; A shared emphasis?

On one end of the spectrum the majority of people specialising in psychology do not concern themselves with issues of spirit and rejects ideas that are not scientifically quantifiable. On the other end of the spectrum are spiritualists who believe psychological work is an indulgent reinforcement of the story of the false self. Then you have people like myself who lie in between, believing that spirituality and psychology complement and support each other. 

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The Psychology of self-care - What, Why & how

self-care is anything but a one-time act. It is a mindset and a process.

The term "self-care" was pioneered by medical and mental health professionals who prescribed healthy lifestyle changes and stress management behaviours. Unfortunately, it's since become mainstream and profitable for advertisers to perpetuate the fantasy that self-care can be easy and can be achieved simply. 

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Dear Diary: She's back in business

Just like that my life has changed dramatically

I have always loved science and after suffering in the past with poor mental health I discovered spiritual practices (Yoga, meditation, mindfulness) so I think the link between science and spirituality is an area I need to explore. Even if I just inspire one person to discover something new, this would be all worth it. So here it is, my brand new blog. Let's see where this adventure takes me. 

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The ultimate guide of self-compassion

Self-compassion is showing love, understanding and concern, without judgement for someone who is suffering. Self-compassion has so many benefits one of the most prominent is the effect it has on mental health. Through self-compassion we can be more loving and compassionate towards other but most importantly towards ourselves.

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