• Self-Care,  Uncategorised

    How to turn a bad mood around

    What a day!! We’ve all been there. We can all remember a day in the not too distant past where it seemed you were doomed from the start. I’ve had that kind of day today. From smashing a plant just as I was on my way out, to my laptop freezing and refusing to do anything, to the hot water tap not working in my bathroom when I felt like the only thing that would help is a bath. Today, so far, has been a bit of a rollercoaster. This got me thinking. I want to get off this rollercoaster. That, I realised, is the first step to turning things…

  • Self-Care

    How to have a Self-Care Day

    Why is self-care so important? In today’s world it’s all too easy to forget the importance of self-care. Yet, the benefits of practising self-care are numerous and vital. By taking time to look after our mental, physical and emotional health we can improve our mood and reduce anxiety. Furthermore, we can also improve our relationship with ourselves and others. All too often we dismiss our thoughts and the little warnings our bodies and minds give us when we’re pushing ourselves too hard. If we practise self-care, it becomes easier to tune in and listen to ourselves. Once we listen to ourselves, it then becomes easier to listen to others. There’s…