15 ways to boost self-confidence

We all have times when we lack confidence and do not feel good about ourselves. But when low self-esteem becomes a long-term problem, it can have a harmful effect on our mental health and our day-to-day lives. This week, we are going to take a look at ways some simple but effective ways to improveContinue reading “15 ways to boost self-confidence”

Don’t forget to laugh!

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!”

7 tips for dealing with disappointment

We all face disappointment in our lives from time-to-time, and it hurts, but it’s what we learn from life’s disappointments that makes all the difference between falling apart and becoming a much stronger person despite such. I’d like to share the following tips that I’ve learned over the years which have helped me to handleContinue reading “7 tips for dealing with disappointment”

Are you an Energy Sucking Vampire?

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?”

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”