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Self-Compassion Is The New Mindfulness By Alma Wellbeing

"When we are mindful of our struggles and respond to ourselves with compassion, kindness, and support in times of difficulty, things start to change". We can learn to embrace ourselves and our lives, despite inner and outer imperfections, and provide ourselves with the strength needed to thrive. Think of it this way, what if you were to treat yourself as if you would treat a loved one even if you had your differences with them. Imagine the level of emotional fulfillment you w

2 Steps To Clear Your Mind Of Unwanted Thoughts By Alma Wellbeing

A quick guide for clarity of mind. “Only when you have the clarity of mind, you can know what you really want.” One of the challenges of living in a highly stimulating environment is getting overwhelmed easily. We are bombarded with information every day and on top of it dealing with multiple situations doesn’t necessarily help. On average each one of us thinks about 60,000 thoughts every day. Having to give attention to so many thoughts we are unable to focus on what is impo

The Magic Pill For Anxiety - By Alma Wellbeing

Calming techniques to relieve anxiety "It's all about finding the calm in the chaos" - Donna Karan While it's true that you can’t control everything around you, you certainly can control your response to it. Anxiety is a common feeling that many adults experience when they encounter stressful or overwhelming situations. Though there is no magic trick to eliminate it completely, however, there are things that you can do to ease the staggering feeling and halt it from escalatin

What Will Work Better For Me? Coaching vs Therapy?

A quick guide for selecting the best-fit approach for yourself! Instead of wasting your time and money on therapies that are not suitable for you, you should invest your time in understanding your needs so that you can select the right approach for yourself. If you are looking to engage with coaching or therapy but are not sure which one is a better fit for you, this short article will help you to select an approach that will work best for you. Life coaching is usually confus

Let Me Eat Because I'm Sad!! …. By Alma Wellbeing

A Guide To Balanced & Mindful Eating Habits Ideally, we should be eating when we are hungry. But we end up eating when we are sad, celebrating, anxious, angry, or even heartbroken. The truth is, for most of us it is our second nature to find comfort in food. This is not necessarily the worst comfort that we can find, but doing so regularly can lead to unwanted weight gain and put our health at risk. Our hunger is determined by a network of hormones that signal hunger (and ful

That Time Of The Year In a Strange Land

How to survive holidays without feeling lonely. If you are single and living abroad the chances are holidays can get lonely without family. Well, the good news is that you are not alone in this!. Especially if you are living in the UAE where 89% of the population consists of expats. You will find many people within your social circle who are away from their families and are unable to travel because of the Covid19 situation. Holidays are no fun without our loved ones but one c

Let’s Get You Out Of Your Blues - By Alma Wellbeing

A 5 steps simple guide for mindful living We all experience that stuck in the funk feeling once in a while, where we can’t quite possibly point out exactly what’s bothering us and yet we don’t feel at our best. Sometimes we are able to shake off our blues but other times we are stuck in it because we are constantly circling around the same thoughts. Here are some tips that will help you to shift your mood so you can break the funk cycle and rediscover your inner peace. When i

Manage The Change In Your Life, Before It Manages You - By Alma Wellbeing

“The Only Constant In Life Is Change”.- Heraclitus Life doesn't always go as planned, sometimes the change is intentional and at other times it’s what life has planned for us. Whether it is Covid-19, moving to a new city, losing a family member, starting a new career, getting married, or ending a relationship, either way, change can be overwhelming for some of us. However, there are a few things that one can do to manage change in life effectively rather than getting lost in

The Big Hoo-Ha About Self-Love - By Alma Wellbeing

"Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults." -Les Brown Nowadays everyone is talking about self-love, and why not? Self-love is the foundation of wellbeing and a healthy mindset. And who wouldn’t want to love themselves? But in reality, we get so caught up with our lives and our relationships that somehow it can become so evasive just to do that. Socially we have been conditioned to think that the wonderful feeling of being “in

Will You Please Stop Standing in Your Own Way? (By Alma Wellbeing)

“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears”- Les Brown Have you ever genuinely noticed that the biggest obstacle in your growth is your FEAR and nothing else? Fear of losing, not being successful, or just not being good enough. Our mind plays many tricks on us. By listening to these fears we limit our belief system and get stuck in our comfort zone. On a biological level, when people encounter something that frightens them, the hypothalamus in t

Liberation in Quarantine

While the globe is going through a huge shift in terms of how things are supposed to work, maybe it is that time for us to view things from a different perspective too. Rather looking at things externally, it could be a time for us to turn our attention inward! The bad news is that we are experiencing isolation and social distancing but the good news is that we are experiencing isolation and social distancing, what could be a better opportunity for self-development, self-care