A checklist to help you make the most of a new month

Homeopathy, London, self-care, overwhelmed, stress, calm

I don’t enjoy feeling busy, and so I have small habits that help me feel more calm.

One way I do this is to give purpose to each new month with a simple plan.

This serves as a kind of road-map and helps me make time for myself as well as make the most of my time.

I didn’t used to be so organised, I was more of a multi-tasker and I used to be proud that I was quite good at it.

The only thing was that I didn’t always feel in control and at times I would get really overwhelmed and stressed.

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Rest more, stress less

rest, stress, resilience, reserves, hormones, fatigue, anxiety

Ask any athlete and they’ll tell you the value of rest.

Continual striving and pushing is depleting. This applies to work, exercise, partying, anything at all.

When did you last take a break in your daily life?

I’m talking about proper time to rest.

Rest can seem a little ‘unproductive’ but it’s essential for your well-being.

Making regular time for rest will help you create a strong base on which to build everything else.

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How Antibiotics Affect Your Gut

Homeopathy, London, Bethnal Green, Liverpool Street, Antibiotics, Gut Health, Antibiotic Resistance, Immunity

Antibiotics are medicines that have been used to treat infections in humans and animals for more than 50 years.

Whenever they are used, they alter our gut chemistry which has evolved over millennia.

Bacteria are not simply ‘bad guys’. We couldn’t exist without them.

In the human body, bacteria help us break down food, process waste, use energy and control inflammation. They also form the bulk of our immune system.

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