Mindset

  • In her vitality. The power of vitality. How to cultivate and increase your vitality through mind, body and soul.

    in her vitality a powerful state of being and way to live life
    The power of vitality and how to cultivate it through mind, body and soul.

    The magic of vitality

    There is radiant, powerful and abundant energy that surrounds the mindset and state of vitality.

    It is to not only live but THRIVE with a life full of zest, energy and abundance.

    It is electric. It is magic.

    Vitality has a magnetic pull, a magnetic presence. It is an unstoppable force to be reckoned with.

    The power of vitality is that it makes you feel fired up, energised and truly ALIVE.

    Coming across it, hearing it, I was instantly drawn. The a-ha moment! The power of the vitality compelled me to include it in the name of this website.

    in her vitality.

    What is Vitality?

     Vitality [zest, enthusiasm, vigor, energy]
    Approaching life with excitement and energy; not doing things halfway or halfheartedly; living life as an adventure; feeling alive and activated

    Ben Dean Ph.D.

    How can you cultivate and increase your vitality?

    There are several ways we can spark vitality in our lives to be come more soul fulfilling, energised and happy! This article will explore how to through the mind, body and soul.

    Mind

    + Affirmations and mantras that give us inner peace. I like to see it from the perspective that they are reminders of what I already know. To learn further about affirmations and how they can help in creating a soul fulfilling life, see here.

    ♥ The universe always has my back
    ♥ Everything is in my favour
    ♥ I trust in the timing of my life
    ♥ Everything happens for a reason
    ♥ I make the best decisions at that moment in time
    ♥ I can do hard things

    I am loved
    ♥ I matter
    ♥There are no limits to what I can achieve
    ♥There are endless possibilities in my life
    ♥ I am always learning, growing and evolving
    ♥ My life is full of unlimited abundance

    ♥ I am an unstoppable force
    ♥ I am confident, calm and centred
    ♥ I am strong
    ♥ I am resilient, I can overcome any challenge or obstacle
    ♥ Whatever life throws at me, I can handle it
    ♥ Life only gives me what I am strong enough to handle
    ♥ I am at peace

    + Rest. Rejuvenate. Recharge. With the hustle and bustle of modern society, we are more susceptible to burning out. We feel guilty when we aren’t doing something productive. It is okay. To give our best, we need to be at our best.

    + Gratitude. Being mindful, conscious and appreciative of all that we already have. A practice I love is to reflect everyday on three things I am grateful for. Even on tough days, I set myself the challenge to do so! Thank you for the roof over my head. Thank you for the ability to use the internet. Thank you for reading this.

    + Diffuse and reduce stress. Talk to a friend. See a psychologist. Join a support group. Meditate. Try aromatherapy. Be in your flow with yoga. Dance. Unleash your stress through exercising. Take up boxing. If you’re struggling with anxious thoughts, these 22 powerful affirmations to reframe your thoughts for a positive mindset.

    + Play. Have fun. Approach your life through the eyes of a child – be curious, be in awe, see the world from a different perspective.

    + Love who you are. Appreciate all that you can do. Recognise how important, unique and special you are. To boost your self love, see here for 46 affirmations to radiate self love.

    Body

    + Nourishment – eating fresh, healthy, natural food in balance with treats.

    + Energising through movement and exercise

    + Spend time outside. Soak in the sun. Breathe fresh air. 

    + Sleep is vital to maintaining our vitality.

    + Hydrate. 

    Find 9 tips to boost your energy naturally here, thanks to Harvard Health.

    Soul

    + Set your soul on fire. Pursue passion and pleasure. What makes you truly alive? What makes your heart race and beat unbelievably fast? Gives you butterflies and tingles within?

    + Pace yourself, ensuring you have ample rest and disconnect from the trap of always being ‘on’ and busy. Let the soul be. Here in the present moment. Now.

    + Immerse yourself in rich experiences. We live one life, enjoy it and savour every moment.

    What gets you out of your comfort zone?

    What’s something you’ve never done before but have always wanted to?

    What gets your heart beating and racing?

    + Be authentic to who you are. Speak and be your truth. Honour your feelings. Embrace who you are.

    “Be who you are and say what you feel, because in the end those who matter don’t mind and those who mind don’t matter.”

    DR SEUSS

    + Listen to your intuition. Your gut feeling. That thought that tugs at your mind. What is it trying to say?Take the risk. Trust that your soul always knows what is best for your highest good and self.

    In conclusion, the power of vitality

    Vitality is a state of being. A state of mind bursting full of love, life and feeling.

    It means to be exuberant, energised and enthusiastic. A zest for a soul fulfilling life.

    Being in state of vitality means to be a magnetic, unstoppable force that infinitely draws in positivity.

    You feel it running and coursing through your veins, in every fibre of your being.

    It is to be truly ALIVE, savouring every moment and making the most of all the rich experiences we are blessed to have.

    The power of vitality is being your best self.

    Additional resources on vitality

    Vitality l Authentic happiness – Ben Dean PH.D

    Vitality! Has modern life depleted your vitality? Here’s how to reclaim it. – Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life

    The ten commandments of vitality – Exploring Your Mind

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  • Struggling with anxious thoughts? Here are 22 powerful affirmations to reframe your thoughts for a positive mindset

    Firstly, I want to reaffirm something deeply in your mind. It is normal to struggle with anxious thoughts from time to time. This article will help you reframe your thoughts for a positive mindset when you are struggling with these anxious thoughts

    What is anxiety?

    Beyond Blue defines anxiety as the below:

    “Anxiety is more than just feeling stressed or worried. While stress and anxious feelings are a common response to a situation where we feel under pressure, they usually pass once the stressful situation has passed, or ‘stressor’ is removed.

    Everyone feels anxious from time to time. When anxious feelings don’t go away, happen without any particular reason or make it hard to cope with daily life it may be the sign of an anxiety condition.”

    Disclaimer on anxiety, please note

    I use the below affirmations when I have an anxious moment to calm and recenter myself. It is important to note that affirmations are one tool amongst many that may be used to help with anxiety. The ones below are a general resource and are are not a substitute for professional, psychological, psychiatric or medical advice. Always seek the advice of your doctor and other qualified mental health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition such as anxiety.

    How these powerful affirmations may help when struggling with anxious thoughts

    • Reframe your mindset with an alternative perspective
    • Calm and recentre yourself
    • Inspire an uplift in mindset geared toward positivity, a reminder on what affirmations are here and how they help you live a soul fulfilling life
    • Provide a counter narrative to anxiety provoking thought
    • Pause and diffuse a moment of stress and tension

    22 Powerful affirmations to reframe your mindset when you are struggling with anxious thought

    ♥ I attract positive energy.

    ♥ I am strong. I am resilient. I can do hard things.

    ♥ I am in the process of making positive changes.

    ♥ I am brave.

    ♥ I am overwhelmed right now but this shall pass.

    ♥ I have the power to change.

    ♥ Everything is going to be okay.

    ♥ I have overcome many challenges and obstacles before in my life. This will be no different.

    ♥ I can’t control everything but I can try change my thoughts, attitude and perspective.

    ♥ I have accomplished so much up to this point in my life and I will continue to succeed.

    ♥ I am always learning. I will continue to grow and evolve.

    ♥ I trust myself to make the best decision at this moment in time.

    ♥ I feel anxious and that is okay. We all feel anxious at times.

    ♥ I feel confident in my ability to solve problems.

    ♥ I trust in the universe that I will thrive.

    ♥ I am open to change

    ♥ I let go of the need to be perfect and I know I will do my best.

    ♥ I know that I am doing my best given what is happening right now.

    ♥ I am doing the best I can.

    ♥ Mistakes happen and that is okay. I will learn from my mistakes for a better future.

    ♥ Change helps me realise my potential.

    ♥ My mistakes help me grow and improve for the future.

    In conclusion on struggling thoughts due to anxiety and using affirmations

    These 22 affirmations may help you reframe your thoughts for a positive mindset as they have the ability to calm you down, allow a pause to diffuse tension, provide an alternative counter narrative and inspire an uplift in mentality.

    It is so important if you are struggling with these thoughts on a regular basis and if they impact your daily life, please seek the help of a medical professional who will be able to help you.

    Additional resources for when you are struggling with anxious thoughts 

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