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.
Do you always say yes to everyone and everything? Do you feel guilty if you say no, but end up feeling entirely overwhelmed? It sounds like you need to put some boundaries in place. Here is how you start.
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?
Have you made resolutions for 2018? If so, how much do you want them to come true and how likely do you think it is that you will keep to them? It’s a dilemma that most of us face when it comes to making changes. Here are my top tips for making resolutions that you can stick to:
We all know that exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and there is growing evidence that walking in green spaces, be it a park or open countryside, have marked benefits for our mental and physical health.
With December well and truly upon us, here are my tips for a stress-free - or at least a lower stress - Christmas:
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?
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?
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?
New research suggests that allowing children to see their parents struggle or fail to complete tasks will help them build their grit or resilience.
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?
Playtime is something that is associated more with children, but adults need to play too. Yes, really! In fact, having fun can boost the immune system, improve relationships and your ability to deal with stress, according to the National Institute of Play. How can you get involved and what exactly is play?
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?
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?
I'm a Personal Coach who loves finding out about what makes people tick and helping them to make the changes necessary to get to where they want to go.