Self-care isn’t selfish, particularly during stressful times

Self-care. The very phrase often conjures up images of people indulging and pampering themselves as a kind of guilty pleasure. But self-care is so much more than that.

The fact is that we all need to include self-care as part of our lives on a regular basis.

How often do we advise a friend who has come to us and poured out their problems that they should do something for themselves? We frequently stress how..

The Benefits of Doing Yoga During Divorce

Taking time to exercise gives you the opportunity of spending some time concentrating on YOU. It gives you the chance to take some well deserved time-out from the “busyness” of your life with all it’s stresses and strains.

You get to spend some important time on self-care which should be part(however big or small) of our daily routine.

Self-care can be approached in lots of different ways and healthy exercise is just one of them. There are also lots of..

woman jogging with her dogsHow Exercise Can Help You To Cope Better With Your Divorce

When you are feeling stressed or low during your divorce, exercise may be the last thing on your mind, but I promise you it will help you to feel better. It doesn’t have to involve a heavy work-out; walking in the fresh air every day really helps.

Why exercise is so useful during divorce:

It is a great release for pent up frustration and anger It boosts mood – releasing endorphins which provide the feel good factor You’ll get fitter..

How to Approach Food and Drink When Going Through Divorce

What we eat and drink has a huge impact on how we feel. Whilst going through divorce, it is important to eat the right types of food to help boost serotonin levels. This will help increase mood and energy levels, helping you feel stronger to cope with your divorce.

Whilst sugary treats and alcohol may seem appealing to help us feel better at stressful times, sugar and alcohol in fact worsen anxiety levels in..

Divorce – The Eight Phases of Change

This is a guest blog by Tricia Woolfrey, a hypnotherapist, coach and wellness practitioner. Tricia explains here the different phases of change people will experience when going through divorce…

Nobody goes into marriage thinking it will end – well, almost nobody.  And yet for approximately 1 in 3 marriages, that’s exactly what happens.  The result for you can be devastating ranging from low self-esteem, feelings of failure, guilt, shame, anger or bitterness.

How To Stay Sane During Your Divorce

Divorce and separation is a very difficult time. It’s important to take good care of yourself to help keep stress levels to a minimum. This in turn helps give you the energy reserves to deal with the changes in your life as well as the legal case. 

Here are my top tips for staying sane: