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How to calm the nervous system

There are many factors of everyday life, work pressure, keeping up with family and friends, constantly being tethered to a screen that can cause us to feel stressed and overwhelmed. Often this leaves our nervous system feeling overworked and out of balance, resulting in burnout and fatigue.  A frayed and fatigued nervous system can be calmed and restored through practises of inner work and self care. Here is our guide to calming your nervous system, helping you reconnect to your mind and body. Meditation  Adopting a meditation practice in your everyday life can help lower stress, improve focus, and reconnect to you.  Start by trying to find 5 to 10 minutes each day to practise meditation. Take a seat, set...

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5 Tips for Finding Flow in Your Everyday Life

     Even if you don’t know it, you’ve probably experienced flow state. Maybe you were working. Maybe you were running. Maybe you were just doing the washing up! Either way, you’ve likely felt at least a few moments of being in true flow.   Flow state is more commonly referred to as “being in the zone”. It’s those beautiful moments when you get truly immersed and lost in an activity, to the point where it feels effortless and like you are 100% present in your task. It’s in these moments that we often are our most productive, or have our most brilliant ideas because we are completely and utterly focused.   Like we said, flow state can happen with...

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