2020 has been a year that has tested us all in some shape or form. Some more than others… It has been a challenging year, there is no doubt about it! And if you are reading this, I want you to stop and feel proud that you have made it through 2020. It is obvious … Continue reading Are you wishing 2020 away? / Desideri cancellare il 2020?
Who really hears you? / Chi ti ascolta veramente?
We ALL long to be heard at some point in our lives. We don’t necessarily want others to agree with what we are feeling but what we do seek is that our feelings are validated. When our feelings are validated and we feel heard, we feel uplifted and understood. We are then better able to: … Continue reading Who really hears you? / Chi ti ascolta veramente?
Are you being heard? / Sei ascoltato?
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?
Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Kindness / Settimana di sensibilizzazione sulla salute mentale 2020: Gentilezza
👉 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
Reflections… Living with a long-term health condition… / Riflessioni… Vivere con una malattia a lungo termine…
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…
Acknowledge your emotions in a compassionate & non judgemental manner.
Reflections / Riflessioni
This morning, I connected to a person who said: “I am a very positive person”. They were very giggly and smiling – their demeanour was positive – but at the same time there was something behind that smile that wasn’t quite right (to me). I was curious and asked some questions, this allowed them to … Continue reading Reflections / Riflessioni
Be kind to everyone / Sii gentile con tutti
With everything that is going on in the world at the moment, this is my little piece for you today! 🙂 "...Something in your life isn't working out right now... You feel you are going round in circles... You are getting more and more frustrated, angry, you look for someone or something to blame... you … Continue reading Be kind to everyone / Sii gentile con tutti
What is stopping you taking time out to help yourself? / Cosa ti impedisce di prenderti del tempo per aiutarti?
When you undergo a life changing health condition, you often feel: alone or lost and angry - as you don't recognise yourself anymore. You often have to make changes to your lifestyle which you may not want to do.These are only some of the feelings you may experience - there are many more. If you … Continue reading What is stopping you taking time out to help yourself? / Cosa ti impedisce di prenderti del tempo per aiutarti?
I AM OK / STO BENE
Today, I read something that really struck a chord with me: “Sometimes… when I say: I AM OK! I want someone to look me in the eyes, hug me tight and say: I KNOW YOU ARE NOT!” Have you ever felt this way? I can honestly say: I have! I am sure lots of others … Continue reading I AM OK / STO BENE