Taking care of yourself is key to feeling good and living a full life.
A life that fuels you and enables you to have the energy to do the things which matter most to you.
However, poor health, social conditioning and being people pleasers, drain your energy and prevent you flourishing and feeling your best.
It’s not your fault.
It is just the way life is.
So, today’s post is to a gentle reminder to take care of yourself
Welcome gentle soul to today’s blog, a self-love poem for the courage to restore hope and peace to troubled hearts.
As you know, we are on this journey from feeling overwhelmed, worn out and running on empty to learning to love ourselves, to be happy and proud of who we are, and to find peace in stressful situations.
Hands up, it ain’t easy.
I live in that tee-shirt.
The spiritual path is full of twists and turns.
Roadblocks and obstacles come in the form of divorce, loss of loved ones, redundancies and frayed tempers.
Yet, when we can “Return Home” to our core, to the quiet, still space inside, we recognise the challenge as a blessing; an opportunity to lean into a sense of gratitude, smile at our shortcoming and know all is well. [Read more…] about Self-Love Poem for Courage It is Time
Bless you Dear Friends and welcome to today’s post where I offer you 3 Simple Self-Love Practices You Can Use Today To Love Yourself More:
These three self-love practices are:
reading spiritual quotes and affirmations,
Shifting The Balance
From ‘do more and squeeze more into your day’ to ‘do less and be more self-loving’
If you are a regular reader of my posts, you’ll know my theme, Surrender to Love, looks at easy ways to explore and practice becoming more self-loving as you put your needs for stress-relief, inner peace and calm higher on your agenda.
As super-busy working women, you recognise and appreciate the value of more-me-time and self-love yet putting that into practice is daunting, especially if you have spent years, like most super-busy women, putting your family’s wants, needs and desires and work commitments in front of your own wishes.
And there is nothing wrong with that.
In fact, your desire to provide a safe, loving and secure home for your family is part of your [Read more…] about 3 Simple Self-Love Practices You Can Use Today To Love Yourself More
Do you feel like you’re always rushing around, caring for others and doing things for everyone else – but have no time for yourself? If so, today’s post, 5 Quick Reasons Why You Should Try Meditation Now! is just for you!
How many times have you laid awake – stressed-out as you mentally go over what happened at work?
Or have you ever woken up, frazzled and frantic as you gaze at the clock and realise you have overslept! and there is no way, you will complete the report you took home to work on, and get to work on time?
Maybe, you are anxious and concerned how your daughter is getting on at college, you want to call her yet don’t want to get in her way!
I know from personal experience how “bad news” can quickly turn your world upside down!
Life gets in the way of your best-laid plans and ambitions.
Priorities change overnight and you either sink or swim.
No matter how much you try to control a situation and force things to happen, sometimes the only thing you can do is to “go with the flow”, give your best and hope things turn out for the best.
In today’s post, I share a simple self-care routine you can use to relieve stress and overwhelm so you feel better better and enjoy the rest of your day.
Be honest. Much as you enjoy life have you ever woken up, feeling jaded, tired and desperate to spend a little longer in bed?
Your body aches and you don’t have the energy to wake up and get up?
You lie in bed, dreaming of taking -time out yet in the back of your mind you know you have to get up.
You wish you could stay all day snuggled deeper into your duvet.
Maybe your eyes feel puffy, your nose bunged up, shoulders ache and you feel bloated and heavy.
Perhaps your body is screaming out for you to stop, unwind and rest yet, you can’t take time off work because you have too much to do.
So you ignore your aches and pains and carry on.
If this sounds like you, it’s definitely time to take a self-care break,
Go ahead, read the following seven self-care activities, pick a couple and make a commitment that you’ll schedule time in your diary to fit them in as part of your self-care routine. [Read more…] about Simple Self-Care Routine For Busy Women To Relieve Stress And Overwhelm and Feel Better
Everyone knows that too much stress isn’t good for you!
In today’s blog, we’ll look at five simple ways to relieve stress quickly!
According to The survey – commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation, 74% of UK adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope.
And, I am sure, like me, you know someone who is overwhelmed and struggling to cope.
Too much stress in your life causes havoc with your immune system, leading to feelings of overwhelm, brain-fog, confusion and fatigue.
With the constant demands on your time and energy from friends, work colleagues, and loved ones, much as you desire to live a simple happy life, there is little time for you to unwind, rest and relax.
In fact, if your life is like most of my yoga students, you wish there were more hours in the day, so you could fit everything in!
If you are tired of being tired, running on empty and exhausted, it is vital you find a way to manage the high levels of stress in your daily life.
Too much stress in your life can lead to critical health conditions as your body is over-stressed and struggles to regain balance and harmony.