Perfectionism is something I’ve struggled with for years. Although it brings many benefits, a perfectionist mindset can hold us back and stop us trying and achieving new things. If you find yourself continually striving to achieve 100%, check out this post on how perfectionism can hold us back and how to change your all-or-nothing thoughts.
At the start of a relationship we’re usually pretty good at making time for each other but when life gets in the way and we get too comfortable, that connection goes on autopilot and our time quality time together is squeezed out. Finding ways to reconnect with your partner needn’t be costly or time-consuming but helps sustain a happy, strong and healthy relationship. Check out this post on 20 ways to bond with your partner when busy life gets in the way.
Deep down we all know that it’s important to make time to look after ourselves, not least so we can carry on looking after everyone else who needs us. Yet, we often don’t make the time because we’re too busy, or we’ve always got the kids with us, or a demanding job takes up our time. There’s always reasons (excuses) to prevent us from putting ourselves first. If you’re struggling to find the time, or know that you need some help in finding ways to prioritise yourself, then check out my post on how to make time for yourself. I’ll walk you through 7 intentional steps to self-care to help you make time for yourself.
Do you ever have moments when you’ve got so many thoughts going around your head that you can’t think clearly? One of the most effective ways of getting clarity and focus is to get your thoughts out of your head and down onto paper where you can organise them and take action. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, check out this post on how to do a brain dump to declutter your mind.
All of us feel tired, overwhelmed, stressed out or just out-of-sorts some days. It’s completely natural to feel like this every now and then but it’s a sign that we need to look after ourselves for a little. If you’re having one of ‘those’ moments and need some simple ideas to get yourself back on track, here are 15 ways to make yourself feel better.