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Your thoughts and emotions directly affect your health. This is why healthy thoughts are essential. We now know from the study of epigenetics and the brilliant work of Dr Bruce Lipton that every thought you have affects you at a cellular level. As humans, we consist of around 50 trillion cells. Our thoughts affect all of our cells, organs, and 11 systems, which in turn can either support us to be well or increase inflammation and potentially make us sick. { This article was originally published on Kourtney Kardashian's Poosh Website } Over the last 23 years of clinical practice as a naturopath, I have seen a direct relationship between mind and body first-hand. A client might come to us with a bad report of disease or infertility. The best treatment often incorporates both mental and physical wellness solutions.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Simoné Laubscher PhD (@simonelaubscherphd)   We see miracles in our clinics each week by supporting our clients to find

The fifth of the 7 Pillars of Wellness is mindfulness, to build mental resilience. Mental resilience is a state of wellbeing in which every individual realises his or her potential, can cope with the everyday stresses of life, work productively, and contribute to her or his community. However, achieving this can be easier said than done and requires constant effort and commitment every day. We generally recommend our clients to establish habits of mindfulness like the following: Keep a gratitude journal and try to make a few entries every day before you go to sleep. It boosts mood and helps you feel more connected to those around you. Try to perform one random act of kindness each day. It will make you happier and healthier. Talk to people! Make time to be social and build relationships with others. Try meditation. It will benefit your focus, brain health, emotion regulation, and immune system. Exercise. It will lift your mood, reduce anxiety