Tag: anxiety

July 2, 2017 Kerry Sutton

“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn. Mindfulness might conjure up an image of someone sitting in the Yogi position meditating. However, meditation is only one way to enjoy the benefits of mindfulness. Even more important is the practice of Daily Mindfulness. The simple practice of being aware of what you…

April 29, 2017 Kerry Sutton

“FOOD is the most widely abused anti-anxiety drug in America, and EXERCISE is the most potent yet underutilized antidepressant.” ~ Bill Phillips. Like me you are probably very aware of how important exercise is for your health. On a Saturday morning the walking track at our local Gold Coast beach is a hive activity with…

March 24, 2017 Kerry Sutton

  “Each persons grief journey is as unique as a fingerprint or snowflake.” ~ Earl Grollman. Grief can be an excruciatingly painful and lonely experience. This can be further compounded by grief myths that suggest your reactions and behaviors aren’t normal. My hope is this article will extinguish some of the shame or fear these myths…

February 24, 2017 Kerry Sutton

No matter what illnesses and injuries you are carrying, while you are still breathing, there is more right with you than wrong with you.” ~ Vidyamala Burch. I have only just come across the term “body betrayal”. It concisely summarizes the overwhelming thoughts and emotions that flood in, when you realize your body is never going to be…

February 9, 2017 Kerry Sutton

“You’ll tell yourself anything you have to, to pretend that you’re still the one in control.” ~ Jodi Picoult. Have you ever been called a control freak or something similar? If so, your behavior is probably impacting negatively on your important relationships; family, friends, and / or people you work with. Needing to be in control is also…