"It’s all in the mind." No truer sentence has ever been spoken. Or, as Buddha put it: “What we think, we become.”
Many a great business leader, celebrity, actor and musician who has made it big seems to swear by the power of visualisation. There’s even a quote by comedian Jim Carey attesting to the power of the mind that has gone viral on social media so many times I wasn’t even sure it was true, until I saw Carey interviewed on The Graham Norton Show, where he explained how he visualised receiving a cheque for $10,000,000 every single day for four years. As it turned out, his first acting pay cheque was exactly that – an incredible $10 million.
Tennis legend Serena Williams meanwhile claims that 70% of her game is in her mind. However, she’s not the only sportsperson to do so – in 2019 Serena was actually defeated at the US Open by 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu, who said post-match: “I’ve been...
This week it is Mental Health Awareness Week.. and this year's theme is KINDNESS –a topic that feels especially important to all of us right now. Wherever you are in the world let's spend this week being kind to ourselves and others.
Our mental health is being tested like never before with COVID-19.... so now more than ever we need to show ourselves kindness and love, as well as support others in anyway we can.
The act of being kind can trigger a release of the hormone oxytocin which in turn reduces stress, decreases blood pressure and improves the cardiovascular.