Mindfulness is more than just a trendy buzzword that’s been in the news the last few years. The concept behind the methodology is thousands of years old. The roots of mindfulness are steeped in Buddhist traditions, as well as Zen and Tibetan meditation techniques. In addition to relaxation, mindfulness has been known to combat depression and minimise pain.

Mindful breathing and meditation can take years to master because of how our brains are innately wired. It is not intuitive for us to live in the moment for too long before ruminating on past events or forecasting future outcomes. Mindful breathing…


Most children learn to read between the ages of 4–5. However, for some children, reading can cause significant bouts of anxiety, especially when tasked with reading aloud. This might be from internal fear or hesitation or even be from a negative experience they are associating reading with.

Tips To Incorporate At Home

There are many things you can do to help your child overcome reading anxiety. One way is to practice reading at home in a loving, secure environment. Let your child know that they are in a safe place as you read out loud with them. …


As the spread of COVID-19 has decreased, much of our global society has been introduced to a “new normal”. Wearing masks in public places, working remotely, continuing social distancing, and for students, virtual and online learning. Depending on the location, some of these factors can vary. However, it’s safe to say that most of us have been impacted by at least one of those above. Education, specifically, has seen one of the most significant impacts. Though some locations have allowed students to return to school physically, and others are taking a hybrid approach, a high percentage of student populations are…


For most adults, a jam-packed day with lists of responsibilities and obligations isn’t uncommon. Between your professional and personal or family life, daily activities can often seem overwhelming and time-consuming. So, if you’re feeling extra stress or a decrease in productivity, a great step to take toward improvement is implementing a morning routine. A good morning routine offers so many benefits to your physical, emotional, and mental health. Research suggests that those who stick to a morning routine have more productive, stress-free days and better reach their daily goals. Let’s go over a few benefits of adopting a morning routine:


Love spending time outside? Studies have shown that when you spend more time outdoors, it can have a positive impact on both your mental and physical health. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are spending extra time outdoors and reconnecting with nature.

Research suggests that just 120 minutes a week outdoors can pose significant health benefits, whether you’re vigorously exercising or sitting outside with your favorite book. As humans, we’re quite connected to nature and the earth itself. …


Reading is an age-old pastime that provides us with an outlet for learning and entertainment. A good book can transport us into a new world, fostering imagination and creative development. For children, reading is an integral part of development, but in some cases reading doesn’t always come naturally triggering reader frustration. This frustration can lead to a fear of reading and, ultimately, a strong reluctance to do so. …


The surge of the COVID-19 pandemic entered our lives with force, as government-mandated business closures and stay-at-home orders were established in efforts to decrease the spread of the novel virus. With that, we’ve learned to adapt to a new way of living from both a business and consumer perspective, changing how most industries and market sectors function. For marketing and media professionals, the changes have been evident, and most experts are concluding that they’re here to stay.

Budget Cuts

For most industries, COVID-19 led to significant drops in sales and revenue. As a result, many countries saw drastically increasing unemployment…


Modern medical practices have paved the way for healthcare professionals to prevent, treat, and even cure various forms of illness and disease. While a majority of medical advancements have undoubtedly improved quality of life or extended life expectancy, it’s important to remember that taking care of your body and paying attention to your immune response is essential to your health and wellbeing. So much so, that with the proper care and preventative action, a well boosted immune system can not only act as a preventative measure but can also help minimize the duration and severity of illness. …


In a previous blog, we discussed the importance of target marketing and reaching your audience. Your target audience is made up of your potential consumers, and your consumer base is a foundational component of your brand’s success. The main goal of creating a content marketing strategy is to use creative ways to develop content that will influence your users to engage with your brand. When designing your strategy, here are a few major details to pay attention to:

Define Your Goals

Every brand has specific goals they need to achieve to obtain success. …


The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact on our economy and our usual way of living. In addition to its mandatory shut down of business across the world, the virus has also impacted the education sector. And, some professionals are saying that education and learning methods might be changed for good.

Across our global society, over 1.2 billion students in more than 180 countries were impacted by the pandemic and immediately transitioned into online, virtual learning environments. For several months now, students have been learning in their own homes and have had to make substantial adjustments to their regular…

Ragni Trotta

Located in London, Ragni Trotta is a marketing professional with a passion for health, wellness, and education. Learn more @ https://ragnitrotta.co.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store