Find Joy in the ‘Ordinary’

It is also important to remember that what is ‘ordinary’ for us (warm bed, hot showers, plenty of food) is also a luxury for many and should never be dismissed.

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Top Tips to Overcoming Nerves

There is not one human on the planet who can say they have never experienced a feeling of apprehension or anxiety, generally characterised as being nervous. All types of social situations, people and new experiences can all create that jittery, uneasy feeling that sometimes can almost make your stomach turn.

5 Times you should just ‘Cut and Run’

It is not normally advised to flee from any situation. It is a sign of weakness, a sign of giving up and in many circumstances the worst way to deal with the issue. No one will advise running from your life responsibilities or running from your problems, it is always best to deal with things HEAD ON. However, I have learnt over the years that there are times you can and SHOULD make a polite exit and avoid if at all possible. Below are 5 of the things you should 'Cut and Run':

7 Tips to planning your Work Christmas Party

If you have been given the responsibility to plan the work Christmas party – don’t fret, it doesn’t need to be as stressful as it sounds. When I first started working full time I was an Office Manager – which always meant the task of planning any work events fell at my feet. If you have read my post on ‘things that make me anxious’ you may remember that event planning is one of them. Hence, this specific task was not my favourite.

QUOTE | My Modern Day 10 Commandments

If I was ever made to choose one quote to represent everything I believe to be important and true in our lives it would be this one. I love it. It is simple and self-explanatory. It is basically the modern day 10 commandments. If you live your life by these basic principles you can’t go morally wrong and will ultimately live a happier, fuller and much more successful life!

10 Tips and Tricks to Dealing with Stress

Stress is unavoidable. At some point in all of our lives, we feel stressed. Not only is this normal it is also, at certain times, important. Stress is key to our survival as humans, and plays an important part in our warning system, producing the fight-or-flight response. You may have found that some moments of stress can be beneficial and motivating; however, if left to fester, it can lead to anxiety and health problems.