In today’s fast-paced and demanding world, stress has become an inevitable part of our lives. However, learning effective stress management techniques can empower us to navigate challenges gracefully, maintain inner peace, and promote overall well-being.
When Helen approached me, she had recently been diagnosed with ADHD in her late twenties. She wanted to also work with a coach to put in some processes to develop routines and habits (as these didn’t come automatically to Helen), as well as to find some direction for her life as she felt like she bounced from job to job, never really finding the right fit.
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When I’d go swimming as a child, and even as a teenager, I’d cling to the sides of the pool. And if I let go for a little while to make my way up the lane, I’d panic, splashing my way back to it. I’m not too sure where this fear of the water first started, I’ve never really been a fan of getting my face wet but there was a time in the sea where my swimsuit came undone and I was knocked over by a wave and I was dragged along the sea bank. I was already an unconfident swimmer, but that probably didn’t help.
Human connection is a fundamental aspect of our lives, and nurturing healthy relationships is crucial to our overall happiness and well-being. Positive relationships provide support, understanding, and a sense of belonging. They contribute to our emotional resilience, personal growth, and life satisfaction.
Amid the hustle and bustle of modern life, finding inner peace and tranquillity can seem like an elusive goal. However, mindfulness meditation offers a pathway to cultivate a sense of calm, clarity, and emotional well-being. Mindfulness meditation allows us to tap into our inner resources and find solace amidst the chaos by bringing our attention to the present moment and cultivating a non-judgmental awareness.
Finding a balance between professional responsibilities and personal well-being can be challenging in our fast-paced and demanding world. However, by adopting effective strategies, we can achieve a healthy work-life balance, enhance productivity, and reduce stress.
We all have negative emotions – it’s part of being human. But what do you do when those negative emotions start to take over? When they start affecting your work, relationships, and day-to-day life? That’s where self-care comes in.