Moderation: taking a balanced approach to your physical and mental wellbeing

Moderation

My brother-in-law was talking with friends when one of them said: “I haven’t felt well since 1985!” After chortling over this comment, I suddenly thought: “hang on, when was the last time I actually felt 100% well?” I realised that I hadn’t been living a balanced lifestyle for some time. We live in a world of extremes, where moderation can seem dull and boring. We seem to oscillate between strict discipline and overindulgence. In my early twenties, I was overweight and constantly on a diet. Some days were more successful than others. On those “unsuccessful days” I fell into the

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Hello from the Daily Harmony team

Daily Harmony

Welcome to the first step on our journey. Like many people, we often re-evaluate our lives, especially during stressful periods at work or due to challenging personal circumstances. During these periods, we reflect on our current work life balance and levels of anxiety versus happiness. Cath’s work involves research into mental health, giving her an understanding of how stress and anxiety can affect both mind and body. She also has a keen interest in mental wellness. As someone who has practised Martial arts for nearly twenty years I have studied how to remain centered and how the mind and body

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Improve physical wellbeing with Martial Arts

Martial Arts practice to improve harmony in life

There are a multitude of resources extolling the positive benefits of regular exercise. Going to the gym or playing a sport will improve your health and fitness. There are a huge variety of exercises and sports that could be discussed. Practising a Martial Art, however, is one form of exercise that offers a number of ways to improve the balance of your daily life in addition to just improving your fitness levels. As well as the obvious physical benefits and improved motion and flexibility, from personal experience of over 20 years studying various martial arts, I can attest to the

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