How can we stop worrying??? This quote sums up how pointless it is, yet it is so hard to stop once it becomes a habit. I am still a frequent worrier, but the below things have definitely helped me to cut it down: Working out - you have no time or energy to worry when … Continue reading Boost of the Day #154: Stop worrying
I managed to get away at the weekend, from a bustling and stressful city to a peaceful and calming village. All I did was walk two dogs, watch my favourite TV series, chat with positive people and drink wine. If you need a tip to increase your well-being, decrease stress and anxiety and avoid depression, this … Continue reading Booster tip #14: Nature and animals
Negative thinking, if done excessively, can lead to depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. We must learn to challenge these thoughts. Tough at first but with practice, it becomes easier. It helps to ask yourself the below questions...
"It's the thought that counts" Buying Christmas presents can be very stressful, especially if you have low self-esteem and/or are eager to please people. Not having much money can also cause a great deal of anxiety, especially if other friends or family members can afford a lot more. Try to remember that anyone worth your while will not … Continue reading Boost of the Day #126: Christmas Gifts
Over 12 days in the lead-up to Christmas, I’ll be writing 12 posts all about boosting your wellbeing… On the 8th day of Christmas my true love gave to me… 12 quotes to inspire and live by, 11 song lyrics and movie quotes to boost and motivate, 10 websites for when life gets tough, 9 ways … Continue reading 12 Days of Xmas Wellbeing: Stop people pleasing
Over 12 days in the lead-up to Christmas, I’ll be writing 12 posts all about boosting your wellbeing… On the 4th day of Christmas my true love gave to me… 12 quotes to inspire and live by, 11 song lyrics and movie quotes to boost and motivate, 10 websites for when life gets tough… and 9 … Continue reading 12 Days of Xmas Wellbeing: Ways to de-stress
Stop stressing and let life take its natural course. Seize the day, but don't force things to happen if it doesn't feel right. Grab life by the balls but take your time to reflect and learn. Have a fab weekend xxx
A year ago today, I was struggling. I woke up one morning, dressed for work as usual, and boiled the kettle. I remember vividly turning to my flatmate and saying 'I can't make it into work today'. Having forced myself to struggle on for a few months, I was broken for the first time in my life. I … Continue reading Boost of the Day #100: One year of recovery on…
It is National Stress Awareness Day, and unsurprisingly it is almost top of the trending list on Twitter. Why? Because it affects us all. Not just 1 in 3, all of us at at least one point in our lives will feel stressed. It is a horrible feeling and it can eat away at your … Continue reading Stress – keep on coping or walk away?
Have you ever tried baking as a way to reduce stress, anxiety and depression? I have heard from others that it is a great way to distract yourself from negative thoughts and channel your energy into something positive. I must say, anything that validates baking and eating cannot be a bad thing! As it's the … Continue reading Booster Tip #9: Get your bake on!