Stress Management

Today is National Relaxation Day

Today is National Relaxation Day

Today Tuesday 15th August, 2017 is National Relaxation Day. Relaxation Day is all about reminding you of the importance of taking time out of your day, everyday, and using it to breath properly, relax your mind and body, and for at least for a short while banish the stress that life ...
Top Tips for National Stress Awareness Day

Top Tips for National Stress Awareness Day

It's the 2nd November 2016 and today is National Stress Awareness Day (#NationalStressAwarenessDay). This seems the appropriate time to reflect on posts I’ve written in the past on the subject of stress which provide many top tips as well as many tools to help address and keep stress levels at bay, ...
5 Ways to Help Relieve Surgery Anxiety

5 Ways to Help Relieve Surgery Anxiety

It is so common to lie in bed tossing and turning the night before a scheduled medical operation troubled by surgery anxiety. You lie there, close your eyes in an attempt to sleep but your mind conjures up all types of fears, seeing things going wrong, scaring you out of your ...
10 Awesome Relaxation Methods

10 Awesome Relaxation Methods

Have you found it difficult to get yourself relaxed? Do you feel overwhelmed and unable to manage everything required of you? Finding it a struggle to cope with the demands of everyday life? If the answer to any of these questions is 'yes,' you may be experiencing symptoms of stress and ...
Guided imagery | Success

Guided imagery | Success

Guided imagery can be used to help you become a success. Truly successful people  never rest. They are not superior to others but have an insatiable appetite to look for more and want more. They are always looking for the edge over their competitors. This can cause a great deal of stress and can ...
Do You Have A Work-Life Balance

Do You Have A Work-Life Balance

I am 100% confident that every one of you reading this article has heard the phrase 'Work-Life Balance.' Let me just confirm what this means. My favourite definition is from About.com which states: “Work-life balance is a concept that supports the efforts of employees to split their time and energy between work and the ...
Don’t Let Negativity In

Don’t Let Negativity In

So here am I sitting in Costa Coffee in Loughton, Essex. It’s so strange how different, things become over the years. This used to be part of my local area, after all, the woman I was married to for some 20 something years comes from around here. Yet sipping my skinny ...
Breaking Patterns Of Destructive Behaviour

Breaking Patterns Of Destructive Behaviour

Breaking patterns of destructive behaviour can be achieved by identifying the behaviours and accepting that they make up who you are. Once you can do this and persevere through to achieving your goals you will heal. Let me tell you a story about one of my colleagues. As you may know "Healthy Lifestyles ...
The Panic Attack From Nowhere

The Panic Attack From Nowhere

I received a phone call one night last week from somebody experiencing a traumatic event and she was absolutely terrified. She was undergoing a panic attack that came out of nowhere. There she was sitting on a train travelling to see a friend. Suddenly, a wave of panic overcomes her – her ...
Knocked My Socks Off

Knocked My Socks Off

Well this week I definitely experienced a sequence of events that knocked my socks off. Our day could not have gone more perfect if we tried. The strange thing is, unusually what happened wasn't planned in the slightest. Maybe that's what made things even more remarkable. We all have had things not ...
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