Is self-care selfish, self-obsessive, a bit fluffy, or something extra to feel guilty about when we don’t do it?
There is no shortage of ideas on how we can practice self-care. But whilst some of the obstacles to self-care can be practical (time, money, resources) there are a lot of emotional obstacles that can get in the way… Read More
This year, 21st June was National Go Home on Time Day, the charity Working Families’ campaign to raise awareness of the importance of work-life balance on a national scale. It made the headlines and lots of people managed to get home on time that day. But are we still managing to make this the norm rather than the exception? Read More
When it comes to setting standards about what we do and how well we do it in our day, week, month or life, we can fall into the trap of setting unrealistic targets, judging ourselves when certain standards aren’t met and then feeling bad about ourselves in a way which negatively impacts our wellbeing. If any of this sounds scarily familiar, here are some things it might be helpful to recognise and be aware of… Read More