Author Archives: Genevieve Young

Top 10 tips for dealing with teens

1. Don’t take their moods personally Being a teenager is a difficult time with uncomfortable and confusing feelings, thoughts and experiences. Chances are that their bad mood or snotty tone of voice has got nothing to do with you. Let them know where your boundaries are, but don’t take their behaviour too personally. 2. Be [...]

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What is meditation, really?

There’s a lot of talk these days about meditation and the benefits of it. It seems that anyone and everyone is doing it. But what is it really? Firstly let me clear up a common misconception: Meditation is NOT trying to get rid of your thoughts so your mind is empty.  Thoughts are part of [...]

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How to say No with finesse

Many of us find it very difficult to say “no” when we need to. We might be scared of conflict, of being judged or even of loss of that relationship or opportunity. However, saying no is a vital part of healthy living. It lets others know where our boundaries are and is a form of [...]

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10 ways to get grounded now

Breathe Deep breathing into your stomach is one of the quickest ways to get back into your body and the present moment. Instructions for the full yogic breath: Find a quiet place to sit. Place your palms facing up on your knees and close your eyes. Make sure that you are sitting up straight. Breathe [...]

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