What happens when you head to the doctor and later receive a call about the rest of your life?
That was my chapter of a book I believed was coming to an end. Yet despite all of my faltering emotions over the past weeks, I came out stronger and learned the most important lesson when you receive life-changing news…
If I look back, I would not be where I am and happy as I am today if I wouldn’t have had the courage to be different, authentic, deal with social pressure and go after my dreams, despite all the silly rumours about my life, and so many people trying to persuade me out of what I wanted, thinking that they “know” what would be the right decision for me.
Every morning, I look at myself in the mirror and repeat my mantra “You are loved, you are beautiful in your own imperfection. Go outside and shine.”
That may sound cheesy, but it has helped me to at least to get out of bed and start a new day without feeling like a burden.
The choice is yours.
Snapchat changed my life. You might think I’m exaggerating but as an introvert who avoids attention and confrontation at all costs, I can assure you from the bottom of my easily-offended heart that it’s the truth.
In my clinic, I often see people seeking help for lack of sexual intimacy in their relationship. Both men and woman present with this problem and there is often concern about what is normal. People want to know “how much sex is normal in a long-term relationship?” Often they have read the statistic that married couples have sex on average three times a week, and they are worried.
We all know how harmful smoking cigarettes, eating unhealthy, and not exercising can be, but there are tons of little things we do every day that can be just as dangerous. From your dietary habits to hygiene routine, here are some the everyday practices that can significantly shorten your lifespan.
It has been 4 weeks since I decided to give up sugar 100%! And so I went on a complete detox of anything containing refined / added sugars. Many people ask “but why would you do that”? The one thing that most people don’t understand is how incredible you feel when you stop eating rubbish, high sugary foods!
You hear people talking about how great their run was and how good they feel afterwards. And so you have decided you want to try going for a run, but you don’t run often or have never tried it before. Or maybe you are not sure if you doing it right!
Not to worry, I have some easy and helpful tips to get you started. Remember this: running should be enjoyable! Running should get your heart rate going, make you sweat a little (or a lot) and boost your energy, vitality, and self-confidence.
How do you relate to food? If your relationship with a friend was anything like the way you relate to food—extreme, inconsistent, punishing–you probably wouldn’t invest too much energy or time with that particular person, would you?
Every now and then we might find ourselves in a lousy mood. We jump up high and down low on a roller coaster of those mood swings. Whatever the reason may be, it's not a great idea to stay hostage by such a dreadful emotional state. If you have found yourself in a lousy mood right now and you wish to repair it try one of these mood-boosting tips.
Meditating can be as simple as you stopping for a few moments each day to just breathe. You could even do it whilst you boil the kettle, doing the dishes. Or just plonk yourself on the floor of the bathroom just before taking a shower. Or you could carve out ten minutes before you jump into bed each night or find ten minutes on your lunch break.
The benefits of doing so far outweigh running round like a headless chicken, feel stressed or out of control!
I’m someone who manages a great deal of anxiety on any given day. This is my go-to tool for managing my inner drama so I can get back to enjoying life. Anyone can do this, no experience necessary. You don’t have to be a “meditator” or like doing it. It’s simple, short, and it works!