‘Self-care is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation’ – Audre Lorde Maybe it’s the long Winter evenings or perhaps it’s the sight of Christmas trees and decorations appearing in the shops. Maybe it’s the traditional Christmas adverts on TV or the anticipation on children’s faces. Maybe there’s a sparkle of something in the air. Whatever the… Continue reading Self-care tips as we head into the festive season
‘True self-care is not bath salts and chocolate cake, it’s making the choice to build a life you don’t need to escape from’ – Brianna Wiest Everywhere I look recently there seems to be something about self-care. It’s clearly an important thing to do for both mental and physical health, but what does it actually… Continue reading Self-Care
‘Doubt is simply lack of energy. Doubt comes when the energy is low. When you are high in energy, where is the doubt?’ – Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Asking whether we want more energy is probably a daft question! After all, who doesn’t? Most of us struggle sometimes. We might feel sluggish or as… Continue reading Do you need more energy?
‘Overthinking: the art of creating new problems out of ones that never existed in the first place’ – anonymous I’m an overthinker. There, I’ve said it. I own up to it. I wish I wasn’t, but it’s incredibly hard to stop overthinking if that’s the way you are. Those well meaning souls who tell us… Continue reading Overthinking
‘Having peace, happiness and healthiness is my definition of beauty and you can’t have any of that without sleep’ – Beyonce Someone recently told me to ‘prioritise sleep’. That really hit home. I don’t prioritise sleep, in fact I deliberately delay going to bed quite often. I sabotage my own sleep. That must be the… Continue reading 10 ways to improve your sleep