Self care

Why do women have so much difficulty owning their needs, let alone expressing those needs to others. Does everyone have that same voice inside their head telling us that the needs of everyone else are more important than our own. And what’s with the guilt when you do take time – why does it feel so wrong? On top of every other role I had, now I’m also balancing the one of motherhood. And fast learning the important lessons about the delicate balance between motherhood and a career. Motherhood has been a great teacher for me and I have had
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A simple mindfulness exercise for all

We’re sure you have started hearing the word ‘mindfulness’ everywhere you turn, or maybe you already practice mindfulness? Mindfulness is an ancient technique that reduces stress, increases self-awareness, enhances emotional intelligence, and effectively handles painful thoughts and feelings. So how do you do it? It’s very simple. It’s being conscious and present in your life. Being in the moment and aware of your environment – internal and external. It’s the opposite of mindlessness; being preoccupied by the past/future, forgetting someone’s name as soon as you hear it, daydreaming and running on autopilot. Listen to the simple mindfulness exercise below and
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Live for the present

The gift of presence is far better than any present you will ever give or receive. Here are eight ways to be more present every day: 1. Do a tech detox We challenge you to switch off, unplug and let go of your tech devices for one whole day. Instead focus on doing things you LOVE without the distraction. 2. Stay organised Spend one day a week organising yourself so you can be free to embrace the spontaneous life events that may come your way. 3. Make Plans Make plans with your loved ones more often. Throw a dinner party
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Living whole heartedly

Since everything is a reflection of our minds… everything can be changed by our minds – Buddha Most of us don’t have much spare time, but you can always return to yourself in just one breath. In a single moment, all it takes is just one moment a day to connect with ourselves. Living from a place of love in a whole-hearted way – with an open heart and conscious mind doesn’t have to be complicated. Here is my guide to living a full life: 1. Live with intention An intention every day that works for you. For instance, for
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