Archive for the ‘Life’ Category
Until about a year ago, I thought stress was pretty good for me! I am someone who loves to stress about the most minute of things, but I have always found this to be a source of self discipline, determination and drive. This was all until last November where my stress levels reached breaking point, and finally I decided to enforce some self intervention!
January is a time when often, the seams in our jeans and our Lu Lu’s feel a little tighter! It’s cold and dark, and we’re not necessarily feeling our best as the long drawn out winter kicks in. Yet, the grey drizzles can all be part and parcel of a somewhat negative mindset. We can chose see January as the month of all-evil, or as the month to catalyse new goals and ambitions, characterised by a renewed drive and determination.
Ok Ladies, hands up, who is partial to the dreaded drunk eating?
Yes, I’m talking about the 4am pasta, the cheesy chips, the handfuls, ok entire boxes of granola, and well if you’re me, the leftover pizza you once tried to retrieve from the bin as your boyfriend desperately tried to wrestle you away.
Mindfulness! It’s become a buzzword in our everyday discourse whether at work or play. Albeit headspace, meditation or an extra hot yoga practice for some much needed “me time”, we’re all realising the importance of being present.
Real talk time!
The first thing I do in the morning is reach for my phone, turn of my stinking alarm clock and open instagram. After a quick scroll to check I am indeed the last health blogger to make it to the gym, whoops, I tap on facebook to wish someone I haven’t spoken to in about 10 years Happy Birthday. A whole 20 minutes later, I finally heave myself out of my beloved bed to start the day.