“The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep.” –Henry Maudsley Did you know that our bodies create 3 different types of tears? (1) Reflex(2) Continuous(3) Emotional What’s more, each type of tear has it’s own healing purpose, e.g. (1) Reflex tears allow our eyes to clear out noxious particles when they’re irritated by smoke or exhaust. (2) ContinuousContinue reading “Don’t forget to cry!”
Have you ever returned home in the evening from whatever the world has thrown at you and exhaled a sigh of relief? Home…. the place where you can shut the door, put your feet up, and re-charge your flagging batteries. We’ve all met ESV’s during the course of our lifetime. They are found in families,Continue reading “Are you an Energy Sucking Vampire?”
It can be easy for many of us to forget or even choose to skip our lunch break while we’re at work! A survey carried out by Total Jobs asked over 7,000 workers across the UK about their work lunch habits, and the findings are as follows: 56% of British workers don’t take their full lunch break,Continue reading “12 important reasons you should take a lunch break”
Social media is a fabulous way to stay connected with people, but it can also be very damaging to our relationships, productivity, and wellbeing. After a long scrolling session, have you ever felt anxious or drained? Do you find yourself comparing your life and circumstances to that of other peoples’? Do you feel stressed outContinue reading “5 reasons you should consider a social media detox”
Self-care is important for building resilience towards life stressors and things that are outwith our control, e.g. COVID-19. When we take steps to care for our body, spirit and mind, we will be better equipped to face stressors head-on. Unfortunately, many people view self-care as a luxury, rather than a priority. Consequently, they’re left feeling overwhelmed, tired, andContinue reading “The importance of self-care”
Hygge (pronounced “hoo-gah”) originated in Norway. It was adopted by the Danes during the 18th Century and has spread in popularity throughout the world in recent years. Today, hygge translates roughly as “cosiness”, but in fact it means so much more. So what is hygge?