The Art of Healing

STRESS LESS

I used to have wavy dark-brown hair, but now I resemble a cigarette that’s yet to have its ash flicked. While this may in part be down to genetics and ageing, the truth is my hair rapidly lost its colour over one particular year in my mid-thirties – thanks to the unrelenting cumulative pressure of stress, mostly self-inflicted ...

About three years into my career as an art director in advertising, I discovered what it is to be truly stressed. Part of the problem was the full-on nature of the business, but the other was that I’m a perfectionist.

Like a little stress, a little perfectionism isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It gives us pride in our work, motivates us to do a good job, and highlights our strengths. The problem is when it takes over. I was so constantly disappointed with outcomes that I didn’t trust other people to do

Sie lesen eine Vorschau. Registrieren Sie sich, um mehr zu lesen.

Mehr von The Art of Healing

The Art of Healing2 min gelesen
Yoga Keeps Seniors Forever Young
Associate Professor Arthurson, an expert in advocating mindfulness for improved health and wellbeing from the Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity at Flinders University, has found inspiring results from studying 60+ yoga practitioners.
The Art of Healing1 min gelesen
Water Injections to Relieve Back Pain in Labour No Longer ‘Midwifery Voodoo’
Dr Nigel Lee from the UQ School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work said the injections were previously seen as controversial but this study shows they are safe and effective. “Some midwives have used this practice in order to provide pain relief f
The Art of Healing1 min gelesenCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Choc-chilli Mango Haystacks
MAKES 6 When I was in the United States, I came across chilli and lime-coated dried mango pieces in a local health-food store. They were so delicious, I decided to develop a chocolate recipe using a similar flavour combination. 120 g vegan dark cho