Stress: 8 ways to manage and reduce it

Stress. You rush through your busy day. Juggling several high priority jobs at once. Everyone is at you wanting your help or advice. At the end of the day you want to relax, but you just don't have the time. Sucks huh? Not that stress is bad. It is designed to help us work at... Continue Reading →


5 ways you can get to know yourself

How well do you know yourself? That may be a simple question to answer but let's be honest here. Do you really understand who you are? Stop for a moment and ask yourself why do you think the way you do. Why do you act the way you do? We like to think we have... Continue Reading →

Focus on Yourself!

    One of the banes of society is that people seem to compare their lifestyle with those around them. How many times have we looked at the metaphorical "Joneses" and wished that we had what they have? How does it make you feel when you compare your life with those around you? We can... Continue Reading →


“Door Openers”

Every now and then we all come across someone who, inadvertently, with kindness causes us to unlock a part of our memories that we have hidden away. I refer to these people as "Door Openers". Usually these memories are locked away because those they are too painful, or too traumatic, to face. I had a situation... Continue Reading →


Get Tense!

Welcome to the third installment of my overcoming stress series! It may seem ironic that the title to this post is "Get Tense", when the whole idea in overcoming stress is to alleviate the tension in our bodies. However, deliberately tensing your muscles is the whole purpose of the relaxation exercise I am going to... Continue Reading →



Welcome to the latest instalment of my series on how to identify and overcome stress. In my previous post I discussed a technique that you can use to identify any areas of tension in your body. Now that you know how to find where you are tense it is time to learn how to relax! Notice... Continue Reading →


Where am I tense? Time for a Body Scan!

Welcome to the first installment on how to recognise when you are stressed and what to do about it! My aim is to provide you all, over the next few weeks, with tools and techniques to help you release stress and relax. Remember how I mentioned in my last post that, when we are facing stress,... Continue Reading →


Phew! What a day…!

We all have them, days that we wish we should have stayed in bed. Those days where, if anything is going to go wrong, it will. Several times. Just to make sure that your day is really bad! I had one of those days several weeks ago!How do you cope when the stress slowly mounts... Continue Reading →


I am not who you think I am!

We all have different roles that we take on each day: maybe you're a student, a husband, a mother, an employee, a compassionate friend. Within these roles there are different requirements on how we are to act and react. If you are in a role long enough, then people may feel that they get a... Continue Reading →


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