How to de-stress when the holidays are a mess

2019 is fast approaching and for some of us the December holiday has finally arrived. 2018 has been a year of note and like the rest of the world, South Africans were taken on a roller coaster. We experienced water –and electricity shortages; dangerous polony; the inauguration of a new...

Tip #4 to beat the burnout: learn to rest

Happy Friday (and a long weekend at that)! Although getting enough sleep is important, resting also includes other activities that remove you from your stressors - do some exercise, spend time with loved ones, breathe deeply, spend time in nature, do some mindful meditation. Find out what makes you feel...

Tip #3 to beat the burnout: be mindful of what’s happening with you

Mindfulness can be a powerful tool to assist with managing your stress by teaching you how to listen to your body: Have a look at some of my blog posts under the "Mindfulness" tag, they may prove helpful as you start on your journey to getting to know yourself. There...

Tip #1 to beat the burnout: learn how to say no

Learn how to say no We have all heard of the phrase "people-pleaser". Unfortunately, when we aim to always please others, we often do so at the expense of our own well-being. Learning to say no is an important part of enforcing personal boundaries. Ask yourself this: Will you be able...