Wow. 2017. What a year. After 2016 was a bit of a wash out, ending with my husband’s Mum passing away at the end of October, we didn’t know what the next year would hold. The thing is, life got a bit better! I’ve had such a busy year, and I wanted to share some of it with you. So without any further ado…
Continue reading “What I did in 2017 – A Review”
I’ve moaned in the past about setting myself goals and failing to meet them. I tell others time and time again about setting SMART targets (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time Bound), but do I ever keep to things myself? I’m not going to answer no to that, by the way. I’m going to say that I try. And I’m going to try again in 2018.
Continue reading “My 2018 Goals and Resolutions”
Maintaining your physical fitness is really important for self care. Whether that means going to fitness classes, the gym, gentle exercise at home, or going for walks, it all counts. It’s not just exercise that can be beneficial for your physical fitness – massages and baths can also help through helping your blood vessels work more efficiently and also by relieving stress and muscle tension.
But what if you have people telling you your aches and pains are down to getting older? Would that stop you from trying to improve your physical fitness, putting it down to wear and tear of your body? Let’s explore why this shouldn’t be the case for many…
Continue reading “Why Self Care and Physical Fitness are Mutually Beneficial”
If you’ve read my blog so far this year, you’ll know that my aim for 2017 is to invest more in self care. I actually wrote a post explaining a little more about this, which you can read here: ‘What is Self Care and Why is it my 2017 Focus?‘. In it, I explored some of the ways in which you can invest in self care, one of which was to sign up to a monthly subscription. So I thought I’d let you know about some of the subscriptions I’d personally recommend, if you’re into similar things to me.
Continue reading “Self Care Ideas – Treat Yourself to a Subscription”
You’ll be hearing a lot about self care from me in 2017. For various reasons I decided not to make specific resolutions, but instead to ensure that 2017 is the year where I start to make a conscious effort to take time for self care.
Continue reading “What is Self Care?”