When was the last time that you took a pen to write – either in your journal or perhaps a letter to someone? Living in a society that promotes paperlessness often means that we use our smart phones or tablets to write. Personally, I find this challenging, because I often get distracted by an email, text, notification of some sort. Ok. Ok! So, maybe am not so “focused”!Read more “Writing for your health?”
Theres no doubt about it. We are living in a fast paced world in which stress levels are generally high. Our brains are wired to deal with this by releasing stress hormones (cortisol ->then adrenalin). Chronic stress, causes cortisol levels to soar and this is not without consequence.
Rising cortisol levels leads to weight gain, depressed immunity, elevated blood pressure, fertility issues, increased appetite, sodium and water retention – to name but a few effects.
So what can you do about it?
Do you want to change something? To move? To Shift?
Read more “The Neuroscience of Change..”
Have you had limited success till now? Falling back into old ways which make it hard for you to create a lasting impact.
There is a reason for this. The human brain is hardwired in a way that resists change. As we learn and become “ourselves” we create neural circuitry that makes “unwiring” really challenging. Most times this serves us. Imagine needing to learn how to drive a car every time you get behind the wheel, or a bike, or a computer for that matter.
Medical Professionals are one of the most overlooked people with respect to their own HEALTH and WELLness? Their jobs involve great human compassion, time, dedication. While physically demanding, you also have to have great mental, spiritual and emotional fortitude too! This is why so many medical professionals suffer from exhaustion, demotivation and eventually burnout.Read more “Whose looking after you?”