Feeling Separate When You’re Anxious: Two Mindfulness Practices to Reconnect

Feelings of being separate, disconnected, or, worse, unsupported, can all too easily snowball into anxiety, complete with all of the unpleasant symptoms anxiety can bring. A participant in a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class once described this as feeling like she was in a bubble while the rest of the world was connected. She said she felt invisible, removed, and …

How sleep can affect an Athlete’s Performance

Our Sporting Performance can drastically plummet if we don’t get our fair share of sleep – How? Why? Well, the Sleep Foundation‘s studies show that if we lack an adequate amount of sleep then our bodies don’t repair memory, consolidate memory, and release hormones effectively. Sleep deprivation can affect split second decisions – which could be the difference between winning …