News reports update us daily…. hourly…. constantly concerning COVID-19. It’s overwhelming at times, and whilst we cannot stick our heads in the sand regarding this most difficult time in history, we need to maintain a healthy balance re: what we watch and listen to in order to take care of our mental and physical well-being. Apart fromContinue reading “Don’t forget to laugh!”
I’ve put together a few excellent websites to visit which may just help with some of the boredom COVID restrictions have had on us during these past few months. Here are a list of my top 6 websites to visit during lockdown: 1 Window Swap. Fab website to visit (and participate in) during COVID lockdown.Continue reading “6 cool websites to visit during lockdown”
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?
Bored with lockdown and all its restrictions? Are the kids frustrated and fed up too? Below is a list of things I’ve put together which will help to ease the boredom and fill up your calender for a week or so at least! They are free for the most part and fun for all theContinue reading “12 Cool things to do during lockdown”
All around the world people have been affected by COVID-19 in so many different ways. For many, the unexpected shock of redundancy or reduced salaries has had a huge knock-on effect when it comes to personal finances. Whether you have been hit hard in the pocket by COVID-19, or whether you’ve been fortunate and beenContinue reading “What to do if your income has been affected by COVID-19”
Don’t worry, you are not alone. It’s perfectly normal to feel a little less than your best after all the baubles and glitter have been packed away. But the truth is, we cannot function at our very best if we are feeling low or stressed, so never feel bad about taking care of your mentalContinue reading “Feeling the post Christmas blues?”