It’s that time of year again, turning colder, darker in the evenings, more coughs and colds doing the rounds. Overall it is not the most inspiring time to jump out of bed, head to the gym and bounce into work. The temptation at this time of year is to eat more (lots of sweet things… Continue reading How to embrace the hibernation blues…
One of my real dislikes is feeling overwhelmed. Of course, it can happen quite frequently. Busy day, things going wrong, running late, too much on the to do list, chuck in a life crisis and you’ve got the perfect storm. Yuck! Or, even worse, feeling consistently overwhelmed due to a chronically stressful situation – which… Continue reading Be the star in your own show – how to boost your emotional resilience
In the last four months I have moved house twice, started two new jobs and got married! It’s been all go, which means two things – lots of life activity (and lessons) but unfortunately less time to blog about them. Excitingly, I am now Head Therapist at Atelier Clifton, a beautiful hair salon which also has… Continue reading Staying Present!
After five or so years of toying with the idea of moving to Bristol – we have actually done it! After the blood, sweat and tears of the actual move we are now temporarily ensconced in the beautiful area that is Clifton. I’ve also just started a new job so the chance to sit down… Continue reading Bringing balance to your busy world from Bristol
Many people who know me would probably describe me as a busy bee. Like many women I’m juggling home, job, a part-time business and everything in between. Whilst I love being busy I also make sure that I create space in my world to try to regroup and refresh, especially when there is a lot happening! However,… Continue reading Finding a piece of peace
Resilience or ‘the skills needed to bounce back after life’s knocks’ is a quality much in demand. Since the beginning of the year my colleague Christina and I have been facilitating wellbeing workshops as part of a holistic look at resilience or ‘bouncebackability.’ So far we have held some friendly Cardiff based workshops on physical and mental… Continue reading Is it time to top up your resilience levels?
Sometimes the things that frighten us aren’t the Big Things, they are struggles to follow small inner promptings – to sit still and breathe deeply while a thousand small tasks call our name; to take some time to do things we love even though it does not contribute directly to paying the bills; to express… Continue reading Words worth sharing