happiness

spiritual growth

As regular readers of my blog would be aware, I have a passion for mind-body medicine and self-development – having taken myself from being a pretty messed up and traumatised teenager, to the happy, well-balanced (mostly!), person that I am today. A lot of what I have achieved in my life is due to the
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Happiness

12 Secrets of Being Happy

by Leisa on January 23, 2012

Years ago I read a book titled “Stumbling on Happiness” by Daniel Gilbert and was fascinated to read that twelve months after either having an accident which left you as a paraplegic, or twelve months after winning the lottery, people rated their feelings of happiness at about the same level. Which just goes to show that
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Abundance & Gratitude

Abundance & Gratitude

by Leisa on January 5, 2012

As much as I love raw food and the results people get when they introduce more high quality organic raw foods and superfoods into their diets – what I also love just as much, are the results people get when they explore their emotional side, and the positive impact this work can have on their
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Calcium supplements

Anyone who has listened to David Wolfe’s Longevity Now! Program, or been to one of his live events, would be familiar with his stance on calcium supplements and the danger they pose to our health. We have been told for decades we need extra calcium to support our bones and prevent osteoporosis, however nothing could
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Happy New Year 2012

by Leisa on January 1, 2012

Oh my goodness, where did 2011 go? It’s a very surreal feeling – on one hand I felt like the year just flashed by – and on the other I look at all that happened last year and am amazed at how much I managed to fit into it! It was certainly one of the
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happiness

Stumbling on Happiness

by Leisa on August 5, 2008

I am an avid reader, and I “stumbled” onto this book a while ago and found it to be an incredibly thought provoking read.  The book is called “Stumbling on Happiness” by Daniel Gilbert, and on the back cover it states: “Vividly bringing to life the latest scientific research in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, philosophy, and
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What Are You Grateful For Today?

by Leisa on February 19, 2008

Feeling grateful is such an empowering emotion, and it’s one that doesn’t always come to mind unless we take the time to sit down and think about it. And when we actually do that, we can find hundreds of things to be grateful for, and suddenly our seemingly ordinary life becomes something of wonder and
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