Mental health and spirituality: The missing link

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Mental health is enough to drive a person crazy, except you can’t say crazy, it’s way too offensive. CBT, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, we talk about our emotional well being as though it’s a blistering, cancerous lump. With groundbreaking national campaigns encouraging us to open up about our problems it’s finally ‘time to talk’ about why we’re so damaged, but at best … Read More

IVORY MagazineMental health and spirituality: The missing link

The colourful art of communication

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IVORY Magazine communication and relationship psychology

How many times have you come across someone in your life who doesn’t seem to understand you? How many times do you find yourself listening to someone in conversation and either forming your own response in your head before they’ve had a chance to finish speaking, or allowing your mind to wander off elsewhere, not being present at all? Well don’t … Read More

IVORY MagazineThe colourful art of communication

5 ways trail running rocks

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Trail running for mental health

More and more people are beginning to quit the gym for a life of outdoor exercise and trail running, quite simply because it’s proven to boost your mood. Here are 5 ways trail running can improve your mental health. At one with nature When we meditate or take time out to relax, we’re encouraged to think of somewhere that calms us and … Read More

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5 lies that stunt your growth

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IVORY Magazine, mental health lies that stunt your growth

1. I can’t! – I have listed this one first as it’s the showstopper. When we say believe we can’t do something we’re left stuck at the starting line with no drive to move forwards. The depletion of energy we feel deprives us of the resources we need to finish the race. This stubborn habit requires two steps to overcome. The … Read More

IVORY Magazine5 lies that stunt your growth

Embracing change

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Whenever we begin something anew that we’ve done many times before, whether a work project or a romantic relationship, there are always parts of us that are the same, and others that are different. Like the seasons we are dynamic and are always transforming, becoming someone new a little piece at a time. Sometimes the changes are dramatic and life-altering, such … Read More

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Yoga meets Christianity

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IVORY magazine yoga and christianity in spirituality with mindfulness

In the heart of The South, yoga studios are few and far between, with plenty of misunderstanding on the parts of yogis and proud generations of Southerners alike. Despite all this, a genuine practice has its place below the Mason-Dixon, where yoga culture has taken on a life of its own. Justin Linderman of Shoals Yoga Studio, located in Florence, AL, … Read More

IVORY MagazineYoga meets Christianity