How to survive working from home…

I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with working from home. There are times when I genuinely love it, usually weather related – I mean who wouldn’t want to work in the garden on a sunny day or have the luxury of staying indoors when it’s teeming with rain. But that love can soon…

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Mindful Eating

*original post from 2012* I went to a talk last night on fatigue in brain injury patients. One thing that was mentioned was mindful eating {this is due to diet playing a part in recovery}. The occupational therapist who was leading the talk posed the question: “how often do you actually taste or think about…

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Love Kombucha

Kombucha: is a raw, fermented, probiotic, and naturally carbonated tea. Yesterday I had the best day at the BBC Good Food show. It was so good to see an increase in stalls promoting healthy, natural living. However my day got even better when I stumbled across @lovekombucha. If you’ve not tried or heard of Kombucha…

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Fill the silence…

I’m one of those people that if there’s a silence when chatting or on the phone, I cannot leave it. I always have to fill it with something.  But I’ve found this brilliant website that gives some true facts for when you find yourself in the middle of an awkward pause. Here are a few…

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How To: Deal With Online Trolls

“Beyoncé isn’t Beyoncé because she reads comments on the Internet. Beyoncé is in Ibiza, wearing a stomach necklace, walking hand in hand with her hot boyfriend. She’s going on the yacht & having a mimosa. She’s not reading shitty comments about herself on the Internet, & we shouldn’t either. I just think, Would Beyoncé be…

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How to cope when things don’t go your way…

Life isn’t fair.We know that. Here are a few tips I use to cope with those times when things just don’t go my way… Step back and evaluate. I always suggest getting a pad and sharpie and scribbling the shit out of the problem. Best therapy known to man involves a sharpie. Trust me. Know…

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