34 Articles by Louise Jensen

Louise Jensen

7 Tips To Make Your Home A Mini Mindfulness Retreat

Once a month, I conduct my very own mini-mindfulness retreat at home with a day of mindful activities, in total silence.

Louise Jensen
April 28 2015

I'm Sad My Son Moved Out. Here's How I'm Coping

I never expected that the first boy to break my heart would be my eldest son but that is exactly what happened. No, he hasn’t been arrested, or hurt...

Louise Jensen
July 25 2014

Easy Vegan Chocolates With Orange Zest

I always keep a tub of homemade chocolates in the fridge to dip into and I love experimenting with different flavors. Here's one sweet snack that's...

Louise Jensen
March 13 2014

5 Signs It's Time To Let Go Of A Toxic Friendship

Last night I was due to have a meal out with one of my oldest friends. As our time to meet drew closer, I got a nervous feeling in my stomach. Was I...

Louise Jensen
March 6 2014

Want To Transform Your Life In 2014? Focus On This One Thing

Are you making New Year’s Resolutions? Many of us are hurling toward 2014 with good intentions and the hope that next year we can transform ourselves...

Louise Jensen
December 31 2013

7 Tips For A Stress-Free Holiday

Hard to believe it's already December, this year has flown by. Have you written your cards? Wrapped your gifts? If the thought of the impending...

Louise Jensen
December 5 2013

Want To Achieve Your Goals? Make A Vision Board!

The Law of Attraction is not a new idea; the phrase has been the basis of many books since the early 1900s. Negative thoughts will bring negative...

Louise Jensen
September 24 2013

Not Feeling Awesome About Your Body? This Is For You.

Body confidence isn’t something that comes naturally to many of us. With the airbrushed images we see on billboards and magazines, is it any wonder we...

Louise Jensen
August 26 2013

11 Myths I'm Tired Of Hearing About Meditation

As a meditation teacher, I often find that people have preconceived ideas about this practice. Since there are many helpful articles about what...

Louise Jensen
July 10 2013

Today I'm Not OK And That's OK

I woke up this morning and went to get out of bed, but the pain was so great I virtually couldn’t move.

Louise Jensen
May 1 2013

8 Tips To Deal With People Who Drive You Bananas

In the ideal world (like the one in my imagination) there is no aggression or nastiness. Everyone is fair and kind and love is the driving force,...

Louise Jensen
March 24 2013

Is There Such A Thing As A Bad Day?

I had what I perceived to be a terrible day yesterday. I was left feeling extremely hurt, confused and bitterly disappointed.

Louise Jensen
March 17 2013

Why You Should Learn To Love Challenges And Live A Fuller Life

My 14-year-old son is a huge inspiration to me. He absolutely throws himself 100% into everything he does, and he permanently has a smile on his face....

Louise Jensen
March 13 2013

10 Reasons You Should Always Laugh Out Loud

I watched a silly movie last week with my seven-year-old son. At one point he was rolling around the carpet, clutching his stomach while tears of...

Louise Jensen
March 12 2013

DIY: Grow Your Own Microgreens

Microgreens are plants grown in soil (or a soil substitute) and harvested at a young seedling stage. They have a stronger flavor than sprouts...

Louise Jensen
March 9 2013

Be Your Own Valentine

What is it about Valentine’s Day that can leave women shivering with expectation and men shaking with fear (or vice versa)?

Louise Jensen
February 14 2013

DIY: Grow Your Own Wheatgrass & Make Awesome Juices!

Wheatgrass is an awesome living food. If I listed all its health benefits I'd be way over my word count, but I will point out that it’s packed with...

Louise Jensen
February 2 2013

DIY: Grow Your Own Sprouts

I often talk to people who really want to improve their diet and health but can’t afford to spend more than they already are on their weekly grocery...

Louise Jensen
January 27 2013

11 Ways To Feel Grateful For Whatever Life's Thrown At You

In my early, dark days of first acquiring a disability I didn’t feel I had an awful lot to be thankful for.

Louise Jensen
January 23 2013

Norovirus: What It Is & How To Prevent It

The norovirus (aka as the winter vomiting bug) is the collective name given to a group of viruses causing vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach pains. Some...

Louise Jensen
January 10 2013