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The Butterfly Effect Blog

The Butterfly Effect Blog

Posture and Breathing: The Physiological effects of Shallow Breaths

Posture and Breathing: The Physiological effects of Shallow Breaths

Your body is designed to move and change positions frequently. Poor posture, sedentary work and the use of mobile phones are hurting you in more ways than you know.

9 Amazing Facts About Breathing

9 Amazing Facts About Breathing

A few thought-provoking facts about something we all do thousands of times a day: breathe. 9 amazing facts about breathing

Epigenetics And The Power Of Positive Thinking

Epigenetics And The Power Of Positive Thinking

Epigenetics is the study of how gene expression changes happen without altering DNA. Learn how positive thought can influence your genes.

How Deep Breathing Techniques Can Boost Your Immune System

How Deep Breathing Techniques Can Boost Your Immune System

The immune system is your body’s front lines in the fight against illness. Learn how breathing deeply and mindfully is one of the most effective things you can do right now for your immune system health.

 

Toxic Family Relationships Signs: Identifying Bad Relationships

Toxic Family Relationships Signs: Identifying Bad Relationships

Our upbringing shapes who we became as adults and ultimately how we parent. If a child is brought up in a situation where there is a toxic member of the family, then it can shape future relationships with friends, co-workers and even loved ones. Ultimately, it impacts our body and mind as we carve our place in the world. As the name suggests, a toxic relationship is never a healthy one.

Mind Full Or Mindful? 5 Ways to Cultivate Moments Of Calm

Mind Full Or Mindful? 5 Ways to Cultivate Moments Of Calm

Have you ever experienced brain fog? Felt anxious or stressed? How about feeling like your brain will explode with a million thoughts, feelings and things to do? You are not alone. Learning to be mindful is not some dark art, in fact there are plenty of things you can start doing today to calm the noise in your head.

Breathing Techniques For Running

Breathing Techniques For Running

Do you want to learn to run? Or are your a runner needing to take it to the next level? Learn the secrets to optimal breathing when running in this week's blog. Take your running to the next level and be inspired to lace up and get outside. 

Finding Calm Amongst The Chaos

Finding Calm Amongst The Chaos

Here’s an article from Steph, one of the women who attended our April Women’s Wellness Retreat in Glenorchy. She shares the incredible impact that taking three days away can have on a busy life. Sometimes, less is more when it comes to finding health and happiness.

Want to breathe better? Time to nose breathe!

Want to breathe better? Time to nose breathe!

How to stay healthy, deal with stress and perform better with this simple breathing technique. Learn how nasal breathing and health reduce shallow breathing and  anxiety. Are you ready to try better breathing by breathing through your nose consciously. Find out if it is better to breathe through the nose or the mouth.

How to stop technology addiction and anxiety

How to stop technology addiction and anxiety

Apparently, we check our phone an average of 85 times per day. 85 times! No wonder we see so much in the media these days about the detrimental effects of smartphone usage. There are loads of unpleasant side effects to our brave new digital world. Things like stress, social anxiety, problems with attention span and human connection to name a few. Why not take a look at what small changes you can make to create a digital detox in your life.

How to Start Giving Back! 5 Easy Ways to Start Today

How to Start Giving Back! 5 Easy Ways to Start Today

Do you need to reset your health and wellness goals? How about shaping your 2018 intentions by looking at how you can start giving back. Look at ways you can give to your community, friends and family to help feed your soul, mind and body.

Keep calm, it’s only Christmas

Keep calm, it’s only Christmas

Ditch holiday stress this year. There are several ways to help reduce stress and the impact it has on the body over the holiday season. Check out our top 5 anti-stress tools to beat the holiday time anxiety blues. Your secret weapon to find calm over Christmas.