Articles in the category General

14 Ways to Make Someone Smile Any Time

Have you ever had those days when you just feel like the world is 1. Take the first step: smile first. As they say, smile and the world smiles with you. Even better, smile at a stranger. You never know what a person is going through. Your smile might very well make the difference between […]

5 Habits That Will Lead You to Bankruptcy

We work ourselves to the bone, and yet there is still the danger of going broke! Truth be told, no one is exempt from the danger of going bankrupt. Even the rich have to rely on their bankruptcy lawyer at the worst of times! How much more for the average worker who may have to […]

10 Things to Do Before You Unleash Your Anger to the World

  Anger is a very dangerous thing. When you’re angry, you make the whole world know about it through actions. By expressing your anger, you are able to act upon this negative emotion, thus ridding yourself from bad feelings in the process. On the downside, the consequences of your actions while you’re angry may cause […]

What to Remember about “Yoga”

You probably know very few people who haven’t at least tried yoga, but its travel to America is actually pretty recent. Even 50 years ago, it was considered a very new concept for Americans, and (like many things) we were quick to Westernize it. That’s not necessarily a bad (or good) thing, but it is […]

5 Habits That Can Limit Your Mood Swings

Millions upon millions of Americans suffer from mood swings. A good number take prescription pills to deal with their situation, while others follow non-medication methods to deal with mood swings. Whichever the case may be, there is no ignoring the fact that mood swings are one of the most common psychological disorders in the country. […]

5 Songs to Cope With Change

Change is constant. Sometimes we don’t see it coming, and it hits us like a truck coming out of nowhere. Sometimes, though, we see hints along the way; but even though we do see change coming, when it actually does, things still are not easy. Whatever change it is that might come your way – […]

Win a Rose Quartz Mini Tassle Mala Bracelet From Mala and Mantra!

For some people, jewelry and other accessories are merely for aesthetic purposes; but we at The Daily Mind believe that there are certain pieces of jewelry that are crafted with the intent of making life better. With the right materials and purpose, jewelry can be more than a piece of “bling” to show off. In […]

Painting What You Feel

Art Therapy is the combination of art, counselling and psychology. Using art as a creative tool one is able to express what they feel easily, which speeds up the healing process. Creative Expression also utilizes art to heal, but a little different. The Health Education Authority’s description of mental health is , “Mental health is […]

11 Quotes for Tough Times in Your Relationship

Source Being in a relationship is a wonderful thing, as we were made to be social. Even the most introverted person yearns for a connection, only the intensity and frequency varies. As Margaret Mead said, “Having someone wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night is a very old human need.” There […]

Mindful Travelling Tips: Eco Love, Learning Thai and Being Nice

Traveling and experiencing what the world has to offer is an educational experience like no other, but horror stories of rude tourists and irresponsible ones abound, leaving a bad taste in locals’ mouths and an ever worse fate for the environment. You don’t have to contribute to the bad image of tourists if only you […]

10 Quotes to Give You Courage

I am a fearful person. I didn’t realize that till some years ago when I faced what could very well be the most difficult time in my life. My marriage was in shambles, and it seemed to me that everything that I was afraid of was happening. All at once. One after the other. Before […]

The power of visualization

I’ve written several times on the Daily Mind about how I find it a constant challenge to maintain a positive outlook and keep negativity at bay. There are several tools I use in my daily quest to remain upbeat, and one of my favourites is visualization. Over the years I’ve learnt that visualization can be […]

Why yoga is good for the mind and body

The ancient practice of yoga is something that we haven’t covered recently on the Daily Mind, so I thought I would dedicate this particular blog post to exploring the benefits it can offer to our minds and bodies. Yoga originated in India around 5,000 years ago, but today it is as popular as ever, with […]

5 ways that social activities can help to ease depression

When you are suffering with depression it’s all too easy to shut yourself away from the outside world. Shunning human company often seems like the safest option. The symptoms of depression are many and varied, but range from continuous low mood and sadness to feeling hopeless and helpless, having no motivation or interest and not […]

6 quick-fire ways to make yourself feel better

We all have off days where nothing seems to go right and it’s a struggle to keep negative thinking at bay. It can be tempting to resort to creative comforts like chocolate or a glass of wine at the end of a bad day, to make us feel better. Instead, let’s look at some quick […]

The sound of silence

In today’s busy world it’s very rare that we get to experience moments of silence. Thanks to our smartphones and tablets, we can text, email, talk, watch TV, surf the internet or listen to music every minute of the day, no matter where we are in the world. And while this makes us feel very […]

The benefits of green exercise

We all know that regular exercise is essential for both a healthy mind and body. According to the Mayo Clinic, taking regular exercise helps to prevent and improve a number of health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes and arthritis. Indeed, research also shows that exercise can have a positive effect in reducing anxiety and […]

8 ways to wind down before bedtime

Insomnia is a problem that affects many people and if it’s left unchecked it can go on to affect our health, work and relationships. Indeed sleep deprivation can lead to further problems such as an increased risk of heart disease and diabetes type 2. If you are one of the millions of people around the […]

Self belief and mastering your mindset

About six months ago I took up running and have found it to be really helpful for beating stress and improving my overall fitness. Six weeks ago a friend of mine invited me to take part in a competitive race – something I’ve never done before – and I accepted the challenge. However, now that […]

Paying it forward

I was having one of those grumpy days recently when I’d woken up in a bad mood and was really struggling to think and act positively. I went to the supermarket and as I was queuing up, the person in front of me gestured for me to go before them. I only had a few […]