Don’t forget to cry!

“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!”

Coping with change

Experiencing a sudden, significant change can feel like a physical blow. For example, a global financial crisis may result in substantial losses and redundancies. Or, a sudden bereavement or health issue may change your fundamental outlook on life. Changes are something we all have to come to terms with at some point in our lives.Continue reading “Coping with change”

20 must-know tips for working from home

1 Get washed and dressed. Don’t slip into a bad habit of staying in your PJ’s. Perhaps you don’t need to put on a suit and tie, but getting yourself washed and dressed in the morning can lift your mood. 2 Start work on time. Just because you are not physically required to be inContinue reading “20 must-know tips for working from home”

12 important reasons you should take a lunch break

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”

5 ways to feel better starting right now

There are times when we all struggle and don’t feel at our best. It’s not uncommon to feel this way, and while there are things that are out with our control, there are also lots of steps we can take to regain control and help us feel better starting right now.  I’ve listed a few ideasContinue reading “5 ways to feel better starting right now”

5 reasons you should consider a social media detox

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”

The importance of self-care

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”