Work-life balance

work/life, balance, stress, downtime, sleep, homeopathy

I’ve been thinking a lot about work/life balance lately and also wondering what it actually means and whether it even exists.

Work-life boundaries can become blurred when you really enjoy your work.

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On Reading

Yesterday evening at 8pm, I plugged my phone in to charge in the kitchen. Nothing different about that, except that before I plugged it in, I switched it off.

Then I made myself a tea, lit some tea lights, sat on the sofa with a quilt wrapped around me, and read a book.

For 3 hours.

After a few minutes, I got up and found some paper and a pen. I wanted to read, but I kept thinking of things I needed to remember. Normally I would have actioned them, usually via my phone or maybe my laptop.

Instead, I wrote them down.

Once I wrote them down I could settle back into my book and enjoy the process of reading. I love reading. I always have. And I love books.

Nowadays I read so much online that I don’t get to properly read books in the way that I used to. I’ve decided I need to change that. Here’s why.

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Care for your Hormones

homeopathy, hormones

It’s rare that I meet a woman who tells me her hormones are not a problem.

The female hormonal system is like a complex and finely tuned engine. If it’s over-worked or neglected, it will keep going but it won’t work smoothly.

Some women are happy to have their monthly cycle controlled or replicated by medication, but not everyone wants to take a pill every day.

That’s why I’m always happy when someone asks me to help with their hormonal issues.

In my opinion, taking care of your hormones should be way up on every woman’s self-care list, not right at the bottom.

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