Month: August 2016

15 Common Signs of Stress that we ignore & 15 benefits from reducing stress that we don’t realise!

15 Common Signs of Stress that we ignore & 15 benefits from reducing stress that we don’t realise!

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15 Common Signs of Stress:

1. Sleep issues – trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or waking up frequently
2. Stomach upset – knot in stomach, constipation, diarrhoea
3. Headache / tension headaches
4. Muscle tension or pain
5. Fatigue / low energy
6. Dependence on caffeine, nicotine or other drugs to keep going
7. Neglecting important things in life such as personal appearance
8. Feeling run down
9. Worrying
10. Mood changes – from happy to very angry or agitated or numb
11. Feeling anxious
12. Overwhelmed with life
13. Feeling out of control,
14. Irritated by small things
15. Confused or unable to make decisions
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Feeling stressed, burnt out or overwhelmed?

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Feeling stressed, burnt out or overwhelmed?

Like many others, you may be struggling to meet all the demands in life. Perhaps you work in a job that is extremely challenging or stressful? Do you dread going into work and end up with a knot in your stomach or get tension headaches or migraines? Maybe you’re juggling work, being a parent or carer and feel pressurised and low in energy and enthusiasm. Or you may not be able to find space in your day to have “me time” or see friends and family…or simply relax. (more…)

It’s hard to fly when something is weighing you down…

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I love this image – it sums up so many of us! Do you ever feel like you have a huge weight holding you back from something? Does low confidence or self esteem hold you back from living your life to the max? Do you shy away from public speaking or speaking in front of others? Perhaps you bottle up feelings so as not to hurt others…until it feels like you could burst…or perhaps you are finding parenthood stressful? I know I do on many occasions! You are not alone 🙂 (more…)