Are you struggling with depression? Having trouble coping with stress? Dealing with anxiety issues? You’re not alone. Join us as we look at the importance of self-care and share some top tips for maintaining good mental health.
Perimenopause is a lonely old place. Younger friends don’t know it exists or live in denial of the day when all this will happen to them. Older friends don’t talk about ‘things downstairs’ or ‘the change’ because it’s not the done thing. So here I am stuck in between a rock and a hot place. Continue reading “The Questions I Wish People Would Ask: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers Part 6”
It’s time to take back control of my body and start putting it’s needs before my job and my post-lockdown appetite! In that vein, I’ve been looking for advice about how to get fit after a significant period of downtime and I thought I’d share the top tips that I found with you all. I don’t care about being thin but I do care about being healthy and I hope that some of the things I’ve found will be helpful in getting you back on track with your fitness and self-care.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, my gardening contribution mainly consisted of planting up a few hanging baskets once a year and drinking wine while I watched the other half take care of everything else. In our little garden we’ve got a patio, a few shrubs here and there and a patch of grass that is reasonablyContinue reading “Trowel and Error: How Coronavirus Changed our Gardens”
At So Just Be, we care about you and would like to support you as much as we can because at the end of the day, we’re all in this together. We have had a look at some coping mechanisms you can use to help calm your troubled mind as you take your first steps back into the world. We are familiar ourselves with the effects of anxiety, stress and depression so we offer these top tips to you and hope they will be beneficial. Remember, if you feel you can’t cope or require support, please contact your GP to get the help you need. We are not medical professionals. All we can offer is some advice on what works for us when we’re struggling.
In the last 12 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has seen the majority of office workers navigating working from home for the very first time. We’ve been camped out in spare rooms, bedrooms and kitchen tables , trying to juggle an endless amount of video calls, emails and projects. During Lockdown when the world seemed toContinue reading “How to Re-Establish a Work/Life Balance”
At So Just Be we believe it’s important to be happy, and often it can be the simple things in life that bring us the most joy. We’ve put our thinking caps on and have come up with a list of some things that put a smile on our faces … is your favourite in the list?
Tired of starting a new diet just to fall off it after a couple of weeks? Annoyed with the progress you’re making with your new hobby? Sick of starting to write a story only for it to be left unfinished? Yep. Us too! In today’s blog, we’re going to share some tips and tricks with you for making new habits stick.
I thought I’d better try on the work clothes that are gathering dust at the back of the wardrobe. It wasn’t pretty. Then I tried on my jeans … got them half-way up my thighs and thought, shit.
My dog has got me through the last 12 months. I’ve told him all my worries, I’ve cried into his furry neck, I’ve cuddled him, I’ve walked with him and I’ve sat and stared into space with him.