Monday Mojo – Pause the Talk

What’s the first thing you thought about this morning? If it was wondering what sort of dramas may unfold today (perhaps especially true on a Monday), there’s a good reason for that. As humans we are wired with something called the ‘negativity bias’. This is actually a healthy thing; for example, if you accidentally burntContinue reading “Monday Mojo – Pause the Talk”

Being Kind to Your Mind

Depending on which articles you read, there is a general assertion that we have somewhere in the region of 60,000 – 80,000 thoughts a day. Of those, a fair percentage will be repetitive; what you think about today will be what you thought about yesterday, and you’ll think about tomorrow. We also know, many ofContinue reading “Being Kind to Your Mind”

Seasonal Self-Care – taking care of yourself all year round

Self-care and setting healthy boundaries with yourself, family and friends are important. Here are some ideas of how to take care of yourself all year round: • Create positive space as much as possible, keep your mental health and wellbeing in mind. Take walks in nature, or just get some fresh air standing by theContinue reading “Seasonal Self-Care – taking care of yourself all year round”

Self-Care is Health Care – why taking care of yourself all year round is essential

Sometimes when people hear the term “self-care”, I can see their eyes roll. Like many words in the well-being industry, from resilience to mindfulness, strategies for holistic health get thrown around but might not always be understood. Although many people think of it as a spa day or a pedicure, self-care is about participating inContinue reading “Self-Care is Health Care – why taking care of yourself all year round is essential”

Monday Mojo – Stop Beating Yourself Up

I honestly get it: if you don’t come down hard on yourself or strive for perfection – how will you grow? At least that’s what you might tell yourself. We take the blame (even when it’s not our fault) and when we do make a mistake, wow do we punish ourselves.  But, at least forContinue reading “Monday Mojo – Stop Beating Yourself Up”