Alainnah has lived on three continents and always had a strong desire for community. She has founded various groups, including one on mindfulness and self-development. Alainnah has compiled her group study sessions in a book, Mindfulness Together. The ebook and printed version are available on her website:

Latest Posts By Alainnah Robertson

2 weeks ago

Routines and Time Management

Of the many quotes that people like to attribute to Albert Einstein, one of the wisest is this: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.” What this quote always brings to my mind when I hear it…

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1 month ago

What Do You Do About Your Mental Health?

The term mental health now encompasses a very wide range of conditions. Some of these – schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, for example – can be very serious and complex, requiring careful long-term specialist treatment…

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2 months ago

6 Steps to Better Brain Health

People become increasingly susceptible to dementia as they age. The WHO points out that population aging creates more and more cases of dementia for the health system to treat. Coping with the extra work and expense of caring…

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3 months ago

How Well Do You Maintain Your Body?

My favorite philosopher, Socrates, said, “It’s a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.” The ancient Greek physician Herophilus stated, “When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, strength…

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4 months ago

Healthy Nutrition – The Safest Way to Health

Nutrition is the study of nutrients in food and the relationship between diet, health, and disease. A healthy diet is all about putting the science of nutrition into practical action so that we nourish our bodies in the best possible way. I’d like to tell you…

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5 months ago

Personal Hygiene Is Step One in a Healthy Lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle includes the habits of a good hygiene regime. There is very little worse than being too close to a person who smells. The axiom that cleanliness is next to godliness has great wisdom in it. Do we really want other people…

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7 months ago

What’s So Important About Exercising Regularly?

Everyone knows that exercise is good for the human primate. Yet only a very small percentage of humans – around 2% at the most – like exercise, and the statistics show that no more than 30% of humans get enough of it to prevent ill health in later life…

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8 months ago

Sleep Hygiene: A Healthy Beginning to Your Day

Our bodies are genetically programmed to sleep for at least a third of our lives. This is where healthy living starts, and it’s also the foundation of a wise lifestyle. The factors that determine the quality of a person’s sleep are called sleep hygiene…

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8 months ago

Why Gratitude Matters for Our Own Well-being

Since time immemorial, people have been discussing the quality of gratitude. Plato (427–347 BCE) said, “A grateful mind is a great mind, which eventually attracts to itself great things.” Aristotle (384–322 BCE), a pupil of Plato, pointed out the relationship…

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9 months ago

Do We Have Mature Relationships with Others?

Our relationships with others can make life a delight. If our lives are full of family and friends with whom we have a loving and fulfilling relationship, we have a treasure beyond price. When we’re sad, they can help us lift our spirits…

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