December-A Month of Self Care

This post was updated on 26/01/19It seems to be the culture these days, that everyone is more and more busy. Diaries have to be full, who can get their Christmas decorations up first and elaborate plans to celebrate. Let’s stop the glorification of busy. Let’s slow down and enjoy the hear and now. This will …

Simply-Shine - October 2017 Well-Being Review

October Wellbeing Update

This post was updated on 24/03/18My wellbeing post is a little different this month, because of how things have worked recently. Usually I sit down towards the end of the month and review my progress against a few goals and set my intentions for the month ahead. Over the last few weeks I have been …

Simply-Shine - September 2017 Well-Being Review

September Self-Care

This post was updated on 21/09/20Who can believe it is September already? The Summer has gone so quickly. There are still some sunny days to come, I’m sure. Also though, September is quite a lovely time of the year. With the change of season comes a sense of a new start, a last push for …

Simply-Shine - August 2017 Well-Being Review

What August Wellbeing Will Look Like for Me

This post was updated on 24/03/18Did you see my post recently about taking some time out for myself? Self-care is important every single day, in one way or another. People who spend their time only taking care of others and neglecting themselves are in danger of deeper levels of unhappiness, low self-esteem, and feelings of resentment. …

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Why I’ve been resting

This post was updated on 24/03/18For the month of March I committed to carrying out three self-care activities every day. I posted most days on Retrain Mind, Train Body Facebook page. I didn’t have the dedication to post my 3 things every day; there were days when I didn’t have the enthusiasm or concentration. Rather …

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Reason for being quiet…

This post was updated on 24/03/18Meet Harvey; an 11 week old black Labrador. A whole day to myself with a puppy is just…well it’s not going to happen is it. However what I lose in a whole day to myself I gain in so many ways. And ways that do and will continue to help …

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Well-being Wednesday-Time to Slow

This post was updated on 24/03/18So Wednesday of last week was my Wellbeing Wednesday. I like to take the first Wednesday of the month as annual leave, to concentrate on my wellbeing. This sets me up for the month to concentrate on what’s important for me. I was so looking forward to it this month. …