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How I’ve planned my wellbeing to bring joy in June!

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How I’ve planned my wellbeing to bring joy in June!

Today is my Wellbeing Wednesday! The first Wednesday of the month where I share how I’ve planned my wellbeing for the month ahead.  To read a previous post in this series, click here. and here. I am so excited for this month. I have friends visiting this weekend, then seeing other close friends the week after. Then later in the month, husband and I are going away to Cyprus for a week. I can’t tell you how much I am looking forward to this. We don’t go abroad very often-together. My husband travels a lot for business and it is thanks to that we get to go into the First Class Lounge at the airport and are travelling business class! A glass of Champagne? Ah if I must…

We also have a UK weekend break at the end of June with my husband’s kids. More travelling, exploring and time together. So as I’ll be away from home for nearly two weeks, it is important that the goals;

  • are manageable (realistic in the time-frame) and I am not trying to take on too much. It is important to enjoy my time away too!
  • are goals that I can work on from anywhere

So read on to find out what goals I’ve set myself for the month of June.

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Health/Modern Day/Tips and Tricks

Tips for Travelling with a Chronic Illness

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Tips for Travelling with a Chronic Illness

This post was updated on 29/06/18

We’re at that time of year when you are likely to be thinking about your summer holiday. I am lucky enough that I have three trips that i am looking forward to in the next few months. So I am starting to think about what I can put in place to travel with a chronic illness: manage my symptoms and ensure I have a wonderfully relaxing time. I am sure many others would benefit from this too, so decided to blog about it. I wanted to keep this post quite general, so will apply to more people. So I’ve had a little help from others with a chronic illness. Where they are a fellow blogger, I have included a link to their blog or social media.  

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Modern Day/Wellbeing Wednesday

How to Shine in Self-Care this April

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How to Shine in Self-Care this April

Today is my Well-being Wednesday! The first Wednesday of the month where I share my plans for my well-being and self-care for the month ahead. I’ve recently set up a new format for this, you can read more about this here.

Before we get into the details, I would like to tell you about something else. I am on a mission to inspire and encourage people to take care of themselves and invest in self-care. To get involved, request to join my Facebook group, Shine in Self-Care and follow me on Instagram tina_retrainbraintoshine

So looking at each of the categories I’ve set, here’s my well-being update and goals.

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Modern Day/Wellbeing Wednesday

How to Feel Good in Feb with FND

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How to Feel Good in Feb with FND

Retrain Brain and Simply-Shine - Hello February

This post was updated on 24/03/18

Towards the end of the month, typically on the last Wednesday, I sit with no distractions and focus on my monthly goals in relation to well-being; I have a review and look to the month ahead to see what I might want to aim for. I think this is so important. If you don’t stop every now and again to take stock, how do you know you are focusing on the right things. There is no doubt that being healthy has always been important to me and it has now become a keen interest and passion.

In a previous blog post, which you can read here, I explained that I have expanded the dimensions I look at. I’ve included headings the areas I will focus on as well as a little explanation/further detail.

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Modern Day/Wellbeing Wednesday

How I made time for me in December

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How I made time for me in December

Retrain Brain and Simply-Shine - December 2017 Well-Being Review

This post was updated on 24/03/18

Welcome to the final wellbeing write up for this year-what a crazy thought. Not only have I really enjoyed writing these, the process of reflecting on the past month and planning for the month ahead really helps keep me accountable. It also helps me to pace my tasks throughout the month and plan in self care. So I’m definitely going to continue this theme into next year. So let’s go through this month’s…

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Modern Day

December-Month of Self Care

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December-Month of Self Care

Retrain Brain and Simply-Shine - December Month of Self-Care

This post was updated on 24/03/18

It seems to be the culture these days, that everyone is more and more busy. Diaries have to be full, who can get their Christmas decorations up first and elaborate plans to celebrate. Let’s stop the glorification of busy. Let’s slow down and enjoy the hear and now. This will mean and healthier and happier way of living, especially at this already busy time of year. We are so busy, running around with hectic social calendars, getting the house and family ready for Christmas, we need to remember to look after ourselves first.

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