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?
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…
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
It's #invisibledisabilitiesweek - Invisible health conditions (these may be physical, mental or both). Unfortunately, there is a lot of stigma, misunderstanding, shame, fear of being labelled surrounding invisible health conditions and many choose to live in silence because of this. To help someone with invisible health conditions, consider the following: 1) Please don't say "You don't look … Continue reading Invisible Disabilities Week 13 – 19 October 2019
We live in a fast paced world, where the more we do is often seen as being productive and successful.The more we do... the more we do... and... the more we do... And we don't realise that we are now on a merry go round. At first... all is exciting and we feel powerful but … Continue reading Make it a priority to take some time out on a daily basis to check-in with yourself / Rendi prioritario concederti un po’ di tempo ogni giorno per effettuare il check-in con te stesso/a
If you have ever worked with me or know me personally, you will have noticed that I often say: “Remember… Be Kind to Yourself!”. The reason I say this, is because I feel that we (all of us) are not particularly good at this. In today’s fast paced world, we tend to plough through … Continue reading Be Kind to Yourself! / Sii Gentile con Te Stesso/a!
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?
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
(English) - Please note this blog was previously published on my personal blog "Be true to yourself" in January 2019 Whilst on my walk this morning, I noticed something written in chalk along the sea wall and it read: “I let go, so I could hold on to me”. This got me thinking about the … Continue reading Embracing ourselves by letting go of what no longer serves us. / Lasciamo andare ciò che non ci serve più e diamoci un abbraccio (vogliamo bene a noi stessi).