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23Apr2018

3 Tips to Practice Gratitude

By: Danielle McCarthy

I’m a big advocate of practicing gratitude. This is because I have experienced myself how powerful it can be when I’m having moments of negativity or stress. But if my first hand experience isn’t enough, that’s ok – go to the research. This will show you that practicing gratitude can assist in boosting: ✅ Happiness ✅ Optimism

16Apr2018

Helping Your Child Adjust To Change

By: Danielle McCarthy

Change is inevitable. We all experience it at different times throughout our life. As adults, change can sometimes bring a mixture of feelings including excitement and/or anxiety. The same is true for children. Kids will respond differently to change depending on what the change is, their temperament, how us as parents respond to the change,

14Mar2018

Check out our new Meditation room!

By: Danielle McCarthy

The last couple of months I have been focused on transforming our super boring boardroom. It never got used and was fast becoming our junk room. I decided that what Mind Potential needed was a space without harsh lights where we could come and chill-out. So I made the MPP Chill-out/Meditation room. This space is

08Mar2018

Cultivating Self-Compassion In Your Life

By: Danielle McCarthy

In short, self-compassion is being kind to yourself through the good times and the not so good times. Research has shown numerous benefits of cultivating self-compassion. For example, it has been found that people who display self-compassion have greater: ⬆ Social connectedness ⬆ Emotional intelligence ⬆ Happiness, and ⬆ Life satisfaction In addition, self-compassion has been found to correlate

14Feb2018

De-Stress Your Life Challenge – Week 4: Final Tips

By: Danielle McCarthy

So here we are in Week 4 of the De-Stress Your Life Challenge. This is our last week. In today’s video I sum up what we covered over the last few weeks and introduce your final homework document. This document will walk you through a checklist of what was covered over the last few weeks

07Feb2018

De-Stress Your Life Challenge – Week 3: Mindful Walking

By: Danielle McCarthy

In this second video for Week 3 of our De-Stress Your Life Challenge I cover an additional exercise to assist with managing stress: Mindful Walking. Going for a walk can be a great way to relieve stress and physical tension. In this video I discuss how to make your walk a mindful one. This can

07Feb2018

De-Stress Your Life Challenge – Week 3: Mindfulness of Thoughts

By: Danielle McCarthy

Welcome to Week 3 of our De-Stress Your Life Challenge. Last week we covered how to build awareness of sensations of stress in your body. We covered 2 new strategies: ✅ Body scan meditation ✅ A-N-D exercise This week we’re going to focus in on thoughts that might be driving your stress. I will discuss how

30Jan2018

De-Stress Your Life Challenge – Week 2 Additional Strategies

By: Danielle McCarthy

In this second video for Week 2 of our De-Stress Your Life Challenge I cover an additional exercise to use when you become stressed: the A-N-D exercise. This exercise is to assist you in moments of stress. By naming sensations in your body it will help tame the intensity of them and give you some