This is a strange time. Spring is upon us with summer following closely. The anticipation of t-shirts, flip flops and eating alfresco would normally be on our minds - yet most of us are confined to our homes - alone, or with just our immediate family and our worries for company. How can you find ways to move from Worrier to Warrior during such a challenging time?
Sarah Bolitho is a personal development coach who specialises in helping women who have encountered change in their lives, this could be going back to work after a career break, being newly single or who just want to give their lives a good old shake-up.
There are a bevvy of beautiful B vitamins which, when combined, make up a supplement known a B Complex. When Vitamin B deficiencies occur symptoms can include poor concentration, muscle pains or cramps, anxiety, bad pms symptoms, skin conditions such as eczema or dermatitis, fatigue, headaches and anaemia. And they are not just limited to this. The impact on your overall wellbeing can be enormous!
Georgina Lynch is a fully qualified therapeutic counsellor, life coach, mentor and yoga teacher.
Last week we attended her beautiful Restorative Yoga workshop to discover how this can play a part in Empowering Wellbeing. We can't recommend it enough! So, why should you try it, and why is Self Care so very important?
There is no doubt that a lack of good quality sleep can have a huge impact on your day, and your life. From brain fog and poor memory, to feeling physically drained or achy, to feeling unusually emotional or unable to cope (or all of the above!). Poor sleep is simply no good for your wellbeing, and if you suffer chronically, it can become life limiting.
In part one of a blog on ‘Burnout’, we talked about the warning signs that you might be suffering from ‘Burnout’ and what to look out for. These included exhaustion or low energy, a rise in anxiety, lack of motivation, social isolation, not feeling ‘good enough’, increased illness and a decrease in cognitive function.
If you haven’t read Burnout (Part 1), just click here, especially if you recognise one, some or all of the above symptoms.
“Burnout” refers to a state of physical, mental and emotional exhaustion after chronic stress has eaten away at your ability to renew yourself. Burnout is usually insidious; that is, it creeps up on you when you’re busy.
As the days get shorter and the skies get greyer, it is not uncommon for as much as 20% of the population of the Northern Hemisphere to experience the ‘Winter Blues’. This common phenomenon can result in drops in enthusiasm and motivation, lowered mood and a rise in general lethargy.
Ashwagandha is widely used to help support wellbeing and a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Also known as Indian Ginseng or Withania Somnifera, Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb that is proven to support mind-body health.
Ashwagandha developed in India through the ancient medicine system of Ayurveda. It is regarded as a powerful wellbeing and health promoting herb. Ashwagandha is also known as Withania Somnifera or Indian Ginseng.