Nerissa Fairbotham

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What Meditating for 100 Days Straight Taught Me About Self-Development

If you do the same, it'll change your life.<p>Self-development isn't as easy as you'd think. And it's certainly more difficult than you'd hope.<p>Our modern culture teaches us that self-development is only one purchase away. We're brainwashed into thinking that we can purchase emotional development in …

Meditation

How yoga, meditation benefit the mind and body

Yoga and meditation have both become increasingly popular in the Western world, and practitioners praise their psychological and physical benefits. …

How Reframing Your Self-Critical Thoughts Can Help Ease Anxiety

<b>“Don’t let the sadness of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present.” ~Unknown</b><p>I know what it feels like to be scared.<p>I …

5 Mindful Morning Practices to Help Balance Your Day

It’s easy to get lost in the shuffle of everyday life — juggling a full-time job, maybe a side hustle too, <i>and</i> maintaining a love life (whether you’ve found the one or are still on the hunt) — and more often than not, we forget to take time to focus on self-care. But there are ways to stay present …

Mindfulness

How Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain (and 5 Tips to do it Properly)

I’ll be honest – I’ve tried meditation on and off for the last two years, but I always found it too difficult.<p>I never stuck to a routine and couldn’t …

4 Holistic Practices That Dissolve My Anxiety (Even When Nothing Else Works)

I was diagnosed with social anxiety in third grade. Our family doctor wrote a prescription for a therapy pet and offered medication, and then a …