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Your well-deserved hug: how to practice self-care

Self-care is the first step to your overall health. Without it, our overall health - our mind, relationships, and outlook on life – will suffer. Life will always challenge us and throw unexpected curve balls. It’s a reality! But you can manage and overcome those boulders in the road. In a previous blog Are you surviving, or thriving? Building your resilience, I unpacked the Top 10 tips on how to build one’s resilience. At the center of creating a launchpad for you to be able to bounce back from life’s stressors, is self-care. [...]

By |2022-02-28T12:19:23+02:00February 28, 2022|Thinking out loud|

The Tinder Swindler – be careful!

The Tinder Swindler on Netflix has been fascinating to watch, don’t you agree? One can almost not believe this is real life! But the sad truth is that although most of us would argue that something similar would never happen to us, cases such as these are not as uncommon as we think. Many people have turned to social media globally, with negatively comments towards the women, saying that they ‘really should have known better’. However, I really don’t believe it is as straightforward as assuming the women were merely gullible. The exploitative [...]

By |2022-02-14T11:54:25+02:00February 14, 2022|Thinking out loud|

Stop setting yourself up for failure!

If you’re anything like me, you know how hard it is to keep a New Year’s resolution. No matter how good your intentions are, it’s incredibly tough to stick to change. So why do we set ourselves up for failure knowing full well that these resolutions end long before we’ve even started? The simple answer is that we desire change but we are using the wrong mindset in changing our behaviour. Trouble keeping a resolution is a common phenomenon According to stats and facts pulled together by, almost 65% of American adults—164 [...]

By |2022-01-31T15:07:22+02:00January 28, 2022|Thinking out loud|
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