👉 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…
Different perspective / Prospettiva diversa
Just like that... the sea changes its mood... This allows us to see it from a different (a new) perspective so that we can adapt, find new ways and grow. What have you discovered about yourself recently? Be curious, but most importantly be respectful and kind to yourself and others always! © Vanessa Vajana 2020 … Continue reading Different perspective / Prospettiva diversa
Project semicolon day / Giornata del progetto punto e virgola
April 16th is project semicolon day. If you are suicidal, have a mental illness, lost a loved one, etc., draw a semicolon on your wrist. A semicolon represents a sentence that the author could have ended but chose not to. The author is YOU and the sentence is YOUR LIFE. (Suicide Prevention Bristol - SPB) … Continue reading Project semicolon day / Giornata del progetto punto e virgola
Learn from nature / Impara dalla natura
Everything is quieter due to lockdown but nature is in full swing. We can all learn so much from our pets and nature in general. Two things that stand out very clearly for me are: 1. Unconditional love 2. Resilience Take a moment in your day and use all of your senses (see, hear, smell, … Continue reading Learn from nature / Impara dalla natura
CVD-19 Holidays don’t have to be lonely / CVD-19 Le vacanze non devono essere solitarie
For many this long bank holiday weekend will be the first spent apart from their loved ones and understandably they may feel even lonelier than during the working week. Having spent many holidays and birthdays apart from my family and friends, in different countries or at work, I have learnt that physical distancing doesn’t necessarily … Continue reading CVD-19 Holidays don’t have to be lonely / CVD-19 Le vacanze non devono essere solitarie
Acknowledge your emotions in a compassionate & non judgemental manner.
Observe the words you use / Osserva le parole che usi
Over the past few weeks, I have been more and more aware of the language used by our political leaders as well as the language used by everyday people. The increased levels of anxiety have been palpable and visible. Don’t get me wrong, I understand the importance of making sure people understand the situation, the … Continue reading Observe the words you use / Osserva le parole che usi
What is stopping you taking time to work on yourself? / Cosa ti impedisce di lavorare su te stesso?
We are all very similar, we all have fears, unresolved challenges, feelings of being less than and many more… However, what sets us apart is what we do or don’t do about this. When we repress our emotions, our fears and anything else that is keeping us from moving forward, we are denying ourselves a … Continue reading What is stopping you taking time to work on yourself? / Cosa ti impedisce di lavorare su te stesso?
What is stopping you being true to yourself? / Cosa ti impedisce di essere vero con te stesso?
"We often underestimate the importance of being true to ourselves (in all walks of life). But... it is at the heart of our essence. Only when we are true to ourselves can we unleash the power we have deep within us becoming empowered ourselves. Then... just like waves caressing the beach shoreline we can make … Continue reading What is stopping you being true to yourself? / Cosa ti impedisce di essere vero con te stesso?