Self-care is super important and what that means for you is different from the next person, but how we talk to ourselves is equally as important, telling ourselves it’s ok to admit you are tired, it’s ok to be struggling and need a rest or break but that you can do this, you’ve got this, you just need to do it your way and it’s ok to say hey I need help.
How to find your tribe of mummy friends and be your authentic self
This post originally appeared on http://www.survivestrivethrive.com Is creativity as important to your health as a balanced diet & regular exercise? Only a few short decades ago, most people would have scoffed at a link between creativity & health. Today, it is widely accepted that the arts & more importantly, being creative can improve your health. …
Everyone deserves the chance to thrive and not just survive and not just live in a state of ‘existence’ regardless of whether you suffer from a chronic illness or pain. You may not be able to affect your illness or condition, but there are lots of things you can do to improve the quality of your life and get the most out of it by employing some simple changes.
Christmas can be one of the most joyous and happy times of the year, especially when you have children. The family traditions, the fun, colour, activities, delicious food and excitement of Santa coming and giving special gifts to those you love. But it can also be one of the hardest times of the year for those suffering from chronic health issue
People often ask me how I remain so positive and don’t let my illnesses and pain get to me, the answer is of course some days it does get to me, some days I do feel like my issues have bested me, but those days are in the minority, the most part I am strong, I fiercely fight against the pain and try to live a happy and full life.
What happens when that stoic suit of armour starts to get dented, kinked and doubt and fear begin to creep in?
The roadmap to parenthood is different for everyone but I am pretty sure most women would assume things happen in the natural way for them regardless of relationship status. But for many women the natural way is no longer an option when you have a disease that affects fertility. For me that disease was twofold, one was Endometriosis and the other Adenomyosis.
Video diary of major surgery for Endometriosis and Adenomyosis
Today was a bad day, one of those days that creeps up and hits you and everything sucks. Everything is harder than it should be and emotionally I was tapped out. I braved school pick up and tried to keep my composure until are friend asked if I was ok, I wasn’t. I burst into …