You can see if she having a hot flush. Her huffing and puffing along with hand-fanning will give away that she’s feeling a tad warm. If you are talking to her and she mixes up her words or gets flustered, you will know the meno-fog has descended. But you’ll have no idea about her other symptoms: the ones that are embarrassing, rarely discussed and have a huge impact on her life and emotions. And not all of them are ‘downstairs’.
I want peace, Baileys, Strictly Come dancing and a chocolate orange. That won’t happen. But what can I do to get me through the festive season? How do I and those round me have a peri-merry Christmas?
What can we do to improve our brain health without adding additional stress to our already busy lives? We need some quick wins and some good advice to adopt in case we wind up with a barrage of new restrictions on our lives. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at ways we can make some small changes to our habits to help our brain stay happy and healthy in these uncertain times.
I need to get on with things and give myself a ‘happy menopause’, after all, I can’t spend the next 10 years pissed off and hating other humans.
You would never speak to another person the way you allow your inner critic to speak to you. You need to be kinder to yourself and learn how to practise self-compassion. But what is it and how do you do it?
Whilst taking medication from your doctor can certainly help to get your mental health back on track, we’re also interested in what foods can help us along the way. Are there any ingredients we can add to our diet to help prevent our mental health from suffering? Let’s find out!
Whether you’ve always been a sensitive person or you’ve just had the resilience knocked out of you, we’re going to help you rebuild your emotional armour. Poor emotional resilience is linked to higher levels of stress and anxiety. If we want to start feeling better about ourselves and stop feeling overwhelmed then we have a bit of work to do to improve our mental toughness.
We aren’t asking for Chris Hemsworth to stand next to our desks waving a fan and gently mopping our sweaty faces (might mention that to my manager, though). Us women are going through a temporary, natural process and all employers need to do is offer support and make us feel valued.
If life is leaving you feeling a little overwhelmed right now, it could be time to review your self-care strategy.
Have you ever thought about what advice you would give yourself if you could travel back in time? Would you try and right any wrongs? Maybe you would influence a few dodgy decisions? Just think … you could change history and reengineer your first kiss, your failed driving test or education choices. OK, so weContinue reading “Dear Me: The advice I’d give to the girl I used to be”