If you try and ‘stay positive’ by ignoring negative emotions, they will just shout louder, believing that we haven’t spotted that there’s a problem.
To balance out the stress response, it is essential that we consciously take time each day to look after ourselves.
A lot of my one to one coaching recently has been centred around how to balance work with childcare. Now, with UK schools having closed due to coronavirus too, it’s even more at the forefront of my mind. Whether you were already working from home, or just starting, here are a few tips
Fear is a natural and necessary reaction to threat. However, as the coronavirus crisis mounts, you may feel overwhelmed by your fear response.
Moods, especially negative moods, are contagious, and much more widely contagious than you might think. Here’s what to do about it.
We all understand the importance of having a bit of money put aside in the bank against a ‘rainy day’. If we don’t have this cushion and something happens to challenge our financial stability, things can go south pretty fast. In the same way, it is important to build up emotional capital in our relationship to help it withstand threats and negativity
Balanced optimism isn’t about believing that nothing will ever go wrong. Of course it will sometimes. But can you have faith in yourself to be able to cope?
For many of us, time is always in short supply, or at least time to do things we really want to. So, what would you do if you had more time? Travel more, read more, learn a new language, learn to draw (that’s one of mine)?
There is also evidence that meditation helps with age-related memory loss, makes you more creative, can help you fight addictions or change bad habits, improve sleep patterns, even control chronic pain. In other words meditation really can transform your life.
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