Two easy ways to reduce stress.

I love the word refuge as it sounds safe and secure, a place to rest. “Take refuge in the moment.” – Jack Kornfield Being in the moment is the safest place to be, free from overthinking past events or trying to predict and manipulate future events. Both are a waste of energy as we can’t change the past and we don’t have a crystal ball for the future. Stress, worry and anxiety are greatly reduced when you are in the present moment and being mindful is a very good way to do this. A beautiful way to introduce mindfulness in … Continue reading

Interviewing Jon Unal

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I am a registered counsellor and the founder of Conscious Beginnings – Mindfulness & Psychotherapy www.consciousbeginnings.com.au. I work with people struggling with stress, anxiety, trauma, depression, and self-esteem issues. In addition to my psychotherapy private practice, I facilitate a variety of different mindfulness workshops. My passion is to help others to overcome life’s challenges and become the best version of themselves. I currently live in Brisbane with my wife and really enjoy the relaxed vibes here. Prior to Brisbane, we were based in Sydney for 7 years. In 2014, we took 16 months … Continue reading