How Gratitude and Meaning in Life Overcome Depression

gratitude and meaning of life

Modern Western Science found an interesting link between decreasing depression and higher levels of gratitude and meaning in life. It was already known for decades that positive life events contribute to the remission and recovery of depression. But now we know what generates these positive life events. Research so far...

This happens when you do meditation

meditation and time perception

The Power of Meditation We all know about the power of the ancient practice of meditation. Science already has discovered multiple benefits from meditation like improved attention, decreases in rumination, improvements in cognitive flexibility and working memory capacity, reductions in reactivity, anxiety, and depressive symptoms. But there is more to...

5 ways to increase your happiness

happiness

How can we increase our happiness? I want to share with you 5 suggestions that can help you to boost your happiness level. Realize that complete satisfaction doesn’t exist. Don’t expect that every part of your life will be ever perfect. Complete satisfaction doesn’t exist, because it can always be better....

How to let go and get what you truly need

letting go

The art of a fulfilled life is the art of "letting'': letting in, letting out, letting go. - Ernst Ferstl My whole life, I craved love and perfection. The stakes were so high that I find it hard to relax.  I need to do it all. But it's not easy...

How to achieve more flow: being in the zone

How to achieve more flow

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them, that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. Laoizi. Laozi already defined the concept ‘flow’ 600 years ago for Christ. A term that is so popular nowadays. There’s...

Are you a Human Being or a Human Doing?

Are you a Human Being or a Human Doing?

We live in a society with a never-ending to-do list, leaving you feeling unfulfilled because you never make it to the end. Technology has complicated our existence because it created multitasking and distraction, contributing to our massive to-do lists. Think of working from home with multiple tabs opened on your...

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Hi there! My name’s Sadja Faili and I’m a Netherlands-based holistic blogger. Nice to meet you and welcome to my world!

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