The Most Important Way to Look After Yourself in Winter 2020

The Most Important Way to Look After Yourself in Winter 2020

Are you getting weary? It’s November. Usually, by this point in the year, fatigue has set in, but, there is a promise of some festive fun and a break from normality on the horizon. November 2020 doesn’t look like that. Instead, what looms is more uncertainty, more confusion, more conflicting emotions, more weariness, more tiredness. It's time to think about how we look after ourselves during...

50 Self Care Activities That Take 2 hours or Less

50 Self Care Activities That Take 2 hours or Less

Think you don’t have time to look after your own wellbeing? Here are 8 self care strategies and 50 self-care activities that take two hours or less  A few weeks ago I had an afternoon to myself. No work, no kids, no obligations. It was a delicious rarity but I found myself in the strange position that I didn’t know what to do with myself! In the end I decided to go for a long walk. That evening...

How to Have a Stress Free, Calm Christmas

How to Have a Stress Free, Calm Christmas

It's the 'most wonderful time of the year'. A time to take a break from routine, connect wtih family and friends and have some fun. Yet sometimes the 'most wonderful time of the year' can feel like the 'most stressful time of the year'. If not kept in check finishing off work before the holidays + back to back social events + family commitments + Christmas shopping can = Stress, Overwhelm and...

Are you one of the 3%?

Are you one of the 3%?

Do you have a clear vision and goals that you are working towards? If yes,  go straight to the top of the class and claim your gold star! If no, don’t worry, you are not alone. In his book “What They Don’t Teach You in the Harvard Business School”,  Mark McCormack shares a study conducted on students in the 1979 Harvard MBA Programme. In that year, the students were asked: “Have you set clear,...

International Women’s Day 2019 – Celebrating the Awesomeness

International Women’s Day 2019 – Celebrating the Awesomeness

The theme for International Women's Day is 'Balance for Better' with events happening around the world to encourage thought, action and debate on how we can create a more gender balanced world.  Creating a more gender balanced world requires a multi-faceted approach and a mindset shift for both males and females. There is a LOT of work to be done. According to the World Economic Forum the global...

You are Awesome

You are Awesome

It's currently 21.55pm on Monday 4th March and approximately 5 minutes ago I came up with an idea to mark International Women's Day this Friday. I'm a bit late in the day coming up with this idea, but nothing ventured, nothing gained...... The topic of this week's Good Life Well Lived Podcast was accepting yourself just as you are. In this episode I encouraged you to embrace all of the things...