Are you Growing ?

When I was a teenager with all the usual angst and dark thoughts, I somehow came through a process that basically saved my life. I slipped almost nonchalantly from not caring about myself at all to empowering myself. That perhaps is another story. However , what became important for me was that I should get fit and I should learn. I joined a sports club, which led to a changed my diet, which led to improved health, physically, emotionally, psychologically. Read More

Self Care is Best

A little like on the aeroplane, where you have to put on your oxygen mask before helping others, self care is the best way forward. Some simple questions to help you note how much care you are putting into yourself. Are you eating regularly? Have you eaten today? Are you getting enough sleep? Are you looking after your personal hygiene? Are you reaching out to other humans when feeling low or lonely ? Are you tidying up your personal space? Read More

Other things you can do for you

Self care is best. So in my last post, I talked about what I can do for myself in a day. The idea being to clear my mind and my mood. I talked more about tasks that could be done. There are other ways to care for the self too. When is the last time you gave yourself a treat? It doesn’t have to be expensive. Have you got a spare half hour? Could you sit and listen to some Read More

What Can You do for You today?

This is a question I ask myself frequently. It’s not about spoiling myself or being selfish. It’s actually a very constructive question to ask. Let me paint a picture. I am sitting in an apartment, the breakfast stuff is still on the table but it’s late evening. There are dirty dishes in the sink and the dishwasher hasn’t been operated in a few days. There are wet clothes in the laundry. I haven’t spoken to anyone, I am hungry and Read More