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?
Lots of people have made different resolutions for 2020, but how about keeping it simple and resolving to be kind?
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.
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?
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?
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?
Resilience is having the flexibility and inner strength to adapt when life does not run according to plan, not the ability to simply ‘bounce back’ as some people believe. So, what is a resilience reservoir and how does it help?
Here are my seven tips to increase your productivity, resilience and wellness throughout the day:
It’s Valentine’s Day this week, and here are my tips for showing those who you care about that you love them every day, and not just on 14th February!
Many of us exist in a near-constant state of overwhelm, where we feel unable to separate what needs to be done now from what needs to be done at some point – or not at all. Here are a few tips to help you make a to do list that will actually work for you:
We all know that sleep is essential, but how many of us sleep enough? We function better after a good night’s sleep. We are more productive, calmer, happier and will even make better health choices after a restful night. Sleep increases resilience too.
For me, there are two main areas to focus on to get a better sleep: preparing the space and preparing ourselves.
This time of year can be stressful for all sorts of reasons, and my clients often ask how to manage their behaviour around omnipresent of food and drink. Here are my top tips for how to start changing your relationship with food. It doesn’t have to wait until the new year!
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 so they can thrive.