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”
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.
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.
We’ve compiled a handy list of things you can do to start making some positive changes to your life today and start to feel happy with yourself again. Join us in unleashing our potential upon the world and start to feel happy again
Let’s not look at this with rose tinted glasses – the last 12 months have been dreadful. We have had to adapt and cope with the unthinkable and the unpredictable. The world has changed forever and continues to change with each day. Some of us have never spent so much time at home, in oneContinue reading “A Year in a Pandemic: The Unexpected Benefits of Lockdown”
Perimenopause and menopause are natural stages of life, not illnesses or diseases so dreadful and fearful that only the brave can whisper their names.