How are things this week? Have you been constructive and calm or have you had moments that have threatened to overwhelm you?
While it’s perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed, it’s not fun and it’s something we could all do without, but often don’t know where or how to start.
Work-life balance during lockdown has been a common topic for clients and friends recently. For a certain number of people lockdown has definitely had its benefits (if they are lucky enough not to be affected directly by the pandemic, of course) such as an end to the commute, fewer external commitments, more time to spend with family or flatmates.
Does it feel like you are rushed of your feet with scarcely a moment to pause? How can you slow things down and fit in more of what you want to do? Here are three ways to make time for what is important:
Sometimes life feels so busy that it is only a matter of time before one of the many plates in the air comes crashing to the ground. If you feel the need to slow down, here are a few ways to make a difference.
The festivities are well and truly over, new year’s resolutions have been made (and may or may not still be being stuck to), the weather is pretty miserable and for many people it’s a time when they feel a bit down. What can you do to beat the January Blues?
Lots of people have made different resolutions for 2020, but how about keeping it simple and resolving to be kind?
I know what it’s like, we’re all busy and have commitments that pull us in different directions: work, family, friends… However, how much time do you actually spend looking after yourself?
Life seems to run at a frenetic pace these days, and it is little surprise that many people can feel overwhelmed. However, it is possible to regain more control over what is happening by making a few small changes to free up more time.
Confidence is an elusive trait. It can seem that some people are born confident, while you yourself struggle with seemingly simple situations. You’ve all heard of faking it until you make it, but what other steps can you do to build confidence?
The summer is drawing to a close, although the weather is still lovely. Why is it that no matter how relaxed you are while you are away on holiday, or even after a couple of days of good weather, the feeling never seems to last that long?
The school summer holidays are upon us, and for many of my clients the delicate juggling act of work, family and their own needs becomes ever more complicated. How can you enjoy the summer rather than feel you are just getting by? Whatever the reason that summer is complicated for you, these tips will help you keep your cool.
Maybe you want to make changes to your life, but you are not sure where to start. First of all, ask yourself where you want to be. Think big. What have you always wanted to do?
Do you find it hard to make decisions? Do you find a constant roll of ‘what ifs’ going around and round your mind? How can you tame your mind and the ‘what ifs’ to help you spend your energy more positively?
A frequent source of conflict is others not behaving as you think they should. It can be infuriating and a huge cause of stress. Many of us set about trying hard to change the other person, or get in a huff about how unreasonable they are. Does this sound familiar?
Hard-wired to overestimate threats, underestimate opportunities and resources; how can you train your brain to think more positively?
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