Living with invisible illnesses/disabilities can be challenging. You may look good on the outside but feel differently on the inside. You may smile but deep inside you may be sad, misunderstood, angry, alone or a combination of these. You may long for someone to look you in the eye and say: I feel your pain... … Continue reading Are you being heard? / Sei ascoltato?
With everything that is going on at the moment, it is quite easy to get carried away and become overwhelmed by feelings of confusion, not knowing the best way to move forward or how to react to certain situations. Although what is happening may appear "new”, we have all dealt with similar things in the … Continue reading What are you going to do today to move forward? / Cosa farai oggi per andare avanti?
👉 HEALTH is made up of Mental and Physical Health - without one, you would not have the other (and vice versa). 👉 To be able to be truly kind to others YOU NEED to be kind to yourself first. 👉 Celebrate WHO you are. 👉 Celebrate WHAT you have achieved and 👉 Be proud … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Kindness / Settimana di sensibilizzazione sulla salute mentale 2020: Gentilezza
I was inspired to write this, following a couple of coaching calls and some posts I have read this week. It does not matter whether our long term-health condition is physical, mental or both, as the one thing in common is the fact that it influences our quality of life. I hope this helps raise … Continue reading Reflections… Living with a long-term health condition… / Riflessioni… Vivere con una malattia a lungo termine…
We make choices every day about different things (i.e. what we wear, what we eat, what we buy etc.), it is part of life. However, have you noticed how challenging it becomes when we are having to make choices about our health and breaking patterns that hold us back in life? The main challenge we … Continue reading Making life choices… / Fare scelte di vita…
Endurance is the measure of a person's stamina or persistence. Resilience is the mental ability to recover quickly from depression, illness or misfortune. We often operate in endurance mode even believing this is the best option. However, if used too often or in the wrong circumstances, it could have devastating effects (eg. burnout, stress-related illnesses). … Continue reading Endurance vs Resistance / Resistenza vs Resilienza
You have heard about self-care, and you have been advised and know that you need to do it… but for some reason you are not… You tell yourself… you do not have the time and that embarking on a new regimen will be expensive… Making another change to your already “changed” lifestyle is just not … Continue reading I have what it takes do you? (3) / Io ho quello che serve, e tu? (3)
We can sometimes shy away from taking ownership of our life, we look to others for answers and... When things do not go our way... We may even blame others... We do not believe in ourselves!... ...You owe it to yourself to take the helm, you are the captain of your life... The sea may … Continue reading Open letter to anyone who needs someone to believe in them / Lettera aperta per chiunque abbia bisogno di qualcuno che creda in lui/lei
Following on from yesterday’s post… I hope the questions gave you something to think about to start working towards your overall wellbeing (If this is one of your goals!). ...at some point or another… we have all provided what we believe are “valid reasons” for not taking care of ourselves. Most reasons can be put … Continue reading I have what it takes, do you? (2) / Ho quello che serve, e tu? (2)