When you think about your health and wellbeing, financial health is probably not front of mind. Your top focus will tend to be on physical and mental wellbeing, right? However, when your financial health is out of balance it it can impact on how you feel mentally while spoiling over to affect your physical health.
October is national safe work month and the next couple of posts will explore ways to maintain your holistic wellbeing. Physical health is the first area you tend to focus on followed by your mental and emotional health. Yet your remaining health areas are considered secondary.
Have you ever wondered if you were truly living the life you were meant to lead? Or have you merely settled into a life that was planned from an early age? Does the life you have chosen make you happy? Does it spark your curiosity for growth? Are you doing what truly lights you up?
It seems the hardest word for people to say is no – next to I’m sorry, but that’s another story. When you say no, often it is said with guilt or you experience an uncomfortable feeling. You feel you are letting the other person down. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There areContinue reading “The art of saying no for your health and wellbeing”
As we approach the end of yet another year, you often find yourself reflecting on what you have not done, rather than your achievements. Each year seems to go by quicker and you put yourself under pressure to set goals for either yourself or what others expect you to achieve. So, you spend your yearContinue reading “You are enough”
The sound of water trickling over rocks from a waterfall, birds chirping happily or uplifting music playing on the radio. Sounds have a therapeutic influence on your health and wellbeing. They calm and move you physically, emotionally and spiritually.
Have you ever been at work all day and come home feeling drained – too exhausted to be with family or participate in social events? Ever wondered how someone can party all night and sleep in till noon the next day? These patterns have to do with understanding your energy levels and when you areContinue reading “Understanding your energy levels for peak performance?”
Worrying about problems or events that you cannot control has an adverse affect on your health. When you expose your brain to an unhealthy or negative environment it sends a signal through your autonomous nervous system to your parasympathetic nervous system to help you respond Fear is one such negative environmental factor, heightened more byContinue reading “The science of fear”
As the lockdown extends once again on the eastern seaboard of Australia, it is timely to recognise the impact of being socially isolated has on your mental health. As you are aware, humans are naturally social creatures. They thrive on human interaction. When that contact is restricted, the toll it plays has serious consequences toContinue reading “How social exclusion impacts your mental health”
It is RU Okay day on Thursday. A day where people check in with each other and sure each other are okay. However, don’t make your check in feel like an obligation. If someone is not feeling okay take a moment to stop and genuinely listen. It doesn’t cost much to take ten minutes toContinue reading “Are you really RU Okay?”