TRIGGER WARNING - EATING DISORDERS I have written about mental health, disordered eating, and body positivity in the past, but I felt that it was important to write this blog post in honour of Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) 2018 as well as in (dis)honour of Kim Kardashian's ad for appetite suppressing lollipops that went viral … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2018: mindfulness and eating disorders
TRIGGER WARNING - STRESS This week is Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) 2018 in the UK, with a focus on stress. Considering that arguably the largest and most popular trend in stress management at the moment is mindfulness, it seemed more than appropriate to dedicate this blog post to stress awareness. Therefore, in honour of MHAW 2018, … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2018: mindfulness and stress
Today is the one-year anniversary of my first ever blog post on Maybe Mindful - YAY! And first and foremost I want to give a HUGE thank you to everyone who has stuck with me so far. I have connected with some wonderful individuals who follow my blog and/or my Instagram page and I am … Continue reading My year in review
Following a mindfulness and meditation research meeting at my University earlier this week, I started thinking about mindfulness without meditation. I have briefly touched upon this concept in a previous blog post, but today I want to discuss it in more detail. The conversation at the research meeting revolved around this particular topic - the … Continue reading Mindfulness without meditation?
In life, we are constantly faced with choices. Some small, like what to eat each day. Some bigger, like what country to visit for our next holiday. And some that require sacrifice, like whether to choose love over your career, yourself over someone else, or time with your family over an opportunity abroad. These kinds … Continue reading Choices, choices, choices…
Recently, I started hearing about "the next big thing" in self-care, the "new mindfulness" on the block: sophrology. This naturally made me very curious about what sophrology is and how it differs from mindfulness. I had never heard of it before, and once I started doing my research, I realised that although it is very … Continue reading What is sophrology?
Everyone has probably binged (defined as eating more than usual, in a short period of time) at some point in their lives. Most of us have even occasionally felt ill or uncomfortable after eating too much. Maybe it was Christmas or Thanksgiving. Maybe you were comfort eating after a stressful or emotional day. Maybe it … Continue reading What to do after a binge