Mental Health Tips for Women

from When Women Inspire

When Women Inspire

Many people tend to ignore their mental health because they believe mental issues only happen to people with disorders. This is far from true. We all need to take some responsibility for our mental health to ensure it’s as good as possible. There are lots of things that can affect mental health, including our work and home environments and what we eat and drink. So, if you’re conscious of the fact that you need to care for your mental health, here are a few tips that could help you.

Volunteering to become more appreciative It can help to put yourself in the shoes of someone else. Pexels, CC0 License.

Put Yourself in Someone Else’s Shoes

When life gets a little overwhelming and you have a lot on your mind, it’s easy to become negative and even depressed. It can help to put yourself in someone else’s shoes. We often don’t realize how lucky we are…

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10 Tips for Living with Fibromyalgia or Another Life Changing Illness

from Watching the Daisies

Watching the Daisies

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In 2010, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a chronic condition that affects millions of people around the globe. The majority of them are women. As yet, there is no cure.

I had enjoyed a successful career as a natural medicines therapist and teacher, but fibromyalgia forced me to stop working for 2 years, reassess my life and embrace a new normal. I eventually left my old career behind, and retrained in organic horticulture, teaching part time in schools until recently.

My illness taught me so much, and I will share some of my most important insights. Here are a few suggestions for living with fibromyalgia or another life changing illness.

Reassessing My Values

Illness forced me to reassess my values. Health is now my number one priority, before career, relationships, finances and all else.

I’ve developed a habit of asking myself ” Will this be beneficial to my health and…

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Body Blast Me, Baby!

from Living a Beautiful Life

Living a Beautiful Life

“Challenge yo’self!”

I am!

Has it really only been fifteen minutes??

“Faster!  Higher!”

Okay!  Okay!

Ohmigod, when is the last time I participated in an exercise class?  Hmm.  Hard to say… lol.

Come on princess

Now the weights!

If I don’t make it will someone please feed Hank the Hedgehog?

Now the steps!

Another hour??

Now the mat!

A wave of nausea

Probably unrelated

Weights again!

Should have brought water

Steps again!

Should have put my hair up

Mat again!

Go, go, go

More weights!

“Challenge yo’self!”

More steps!

I’ve got the rhythm, baby

More mat!

“Feel it in yo’ core!”

Weights!

“Challenge yo’self!”

Steps!

What song is this?

Mat!

I should be disco dancing

Weights!

Oh-

Steps!

-mi-

Mat!

-god!

Weights!

Ten more!

Steps!

Higher!

Mat!

One push up!  Just one!  Half — okay, get back up!

Faster!

Jump rope!

Weights again!

Slow, hold, back

Steps again!

Higher!

Mat again!

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6 Mindsets People Have That Will Always Lead to Underachieving

Dream Big, Dream Often

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Life can be difficult, but sometimes we fall victim to believing things that simply are not reality. And the problem with this thinking is what we allow ourselves to believe does become OUR reality.

Maybe events from our past have led us to believe all people are dangerous. Or maybe we believe that we have no control over what happens to us. And then there are some who believe life is truly out of their control.

And it is for these reasons that I beg people to be aware of the inventory of thoughts in their mind. It is easy to believe life shapes us instead of the inverse and it is because of this that I believe many of us truly are victims-of our own thinking.

I have put some thought to it and believe I have come up with a fairly accurate list of 6 mindsets people have…

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