All posts tagged: overwhelm

Stress Part 4- Helping a loved one through difficult times and resources

Welcome to my last post in the series. I really hope it has been of some benefit to you or someone who has needed it. Helping a loved one, no matter how young or old through difficult times is often something as humans we either step up to, or shy away from. Now I say this without judgement as we all have our reasons for stepping in or stepping away from this. But never underestimate the power of a simple act of kindness. I was recently chatting to a close friend, who was sharing with me a wonderful positive experience she shared with her children. Her daughter who has started school this year, has been struggling with some tummy issues due to the anxiety of being separated, not only from her mum during school hours, but she is also not in the same class as her twin brother and her anxiety has been presenting itself as tummy pains. My friend was telling me on the way to school the other day, she played some very …

6 little reminder for the upcoming festive season!

I don’t know about you, but Christmas can be a crazy time of year. The gift shopping, endless parties and dinners, kid’s activity breakups, Xmas meal planning and tying everything up at your workplace. The build-up can be exhausting and overwhelming and for some, just not fun at all. Below I have listed 6 of my top tips to losing some overwhelm from the build up that can otherwise get a little cray, cray! I personally love this time of year and for me, Christmas has always been a time of year that I have enjoyed and I always look forward to the whole experience except for the part where everything just steps up the pace and you are trying to fit everything in. I did have a panic day, just recently, though. I sat down and looked in my diary and realised that Christmas was fast approaching. I still had things on my years, ‘to do’ list that had not been achieved, I have a full work schedule leading up the big day and the social …