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Month: October 2016

Get That Work/Life Balance Fixed with These Easy Tips. Simples!

Struggling to get your work/life balance sorted? Always tired and have no energy? Learn these easy tips now to reduce anxiety and stress.

So I’ve recently just started a new job. It’s been a long time coming (but one which I wasn’t expecting until some more months!).

I’ve left my old energy company and moved into a much smaller and newer one. It’s been a shock to the system, definitely. It’s been a struggle to switch off when I get home and definitely been hard to get to sleep at night.

Although I don’t normally talk about work, I feel it necessary to talk about it today.

For those who don’t particularly enjoy their day job, keeping a good balance between the two is necessary.

I say this out of love, not a necessity either. I’ve experienced this issue first hand when it comes to not having a balance (and not enjoying a job). Heck, this applies to people who love their job, too. Probably even more so!

Not only this but when you have a mental health issue, not having a balance can make it worse. It causes unnecessary stress and can lead to exhaustion.

I don’t want you to get there. According to mentalhealth.org.uk, 3 out of 10 people have a sick day due to stress each year. That’s a lot.

So, here are some helpful ideas to help you bring back your work life balance. These are all geared towards those with a mental health issue, but work for those without, too.

Plus, look out for the exciting announcement at the bottom!

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Overthinking Making You Anxious & Unable to Sleep? Learn To Deal With It Now

Are you up all night overthinking? I am. Here are my favourite (and best) tips to getting a good night’s sleep, regardless of anxiety!

Anxiety is one of the main causes of overthinking for me. It’s very rare that I get to sleep and stay asleep throughout the night.

P.s. I’m not going to tell you to not think. That’s probably the worst thing you could tell someone who overthinks!

So, instead, I’m going to give you some different approaches to your problem. Here are my tried and tested ways of dealing with an overactive brain before bed.

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