I know that we are always told not to be selfish, but if you don’t look after your needs first you can’t look after anyone else!
Be selfish – take some time away from everyone else when you need to. Read a book, soak in the bath, go for a walk, take yourself out for lunch or coffee. Practise your tai chi daily, to give your mind and break from life and to exercise your body.
It’s getting colder and the days are shorter. Less natural light can make you want to hibernate and make you sluggish. It can also make you irritable and stressed too! We crave high fat, sugary foods and become annoyed and disappointed with ourselves when we put on weight and change shape.
We all experience stress from time to time. But, did you know that stress is contagious? Just watching someone else in a stressful situation will increase your level of stress hormones too! I found some interesting, and unusual, triggers for stress. For example, your expectations of a situation and your ability to manage stress. So, if a situation does not go as planned and you really become stressed about it, it is made worse by your in