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Project GTF (MInd, Body and Soul)/Project GTF (MInd, Body and Soul)

Project GTF-September Goals

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Project GTF-September Goals

Well here we are at the end of August already. The month has flown by, with lots of exciting things happening. It has probably been a little too hectic but sometimes we all struggle with how to get the balance right! What has perhaps taken a back-seat is my health goals, for various reasons. So my mind has turned to the month ahead. Energy flows where attention goes. So I am focusing my energy on Project GTF, and how to ensure September is a month to retrain my brain and simply shine!

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Wellbeing Wednesday/Wellbeing Wednesday

Wellbeing and Woes

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Wellbeing and Woes

I haven’t provided an update on my wellbeing for a little while. Maybe that’s because I have been feeling a little lost with it. Maybe even despondant. Dealing with a chronic illness with unpredictable symptoms is not easy. But what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger, yes? So what has been going on? What have I been doing for my wellbeing and is it okay?

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Wellbeing Wednesday/Wellbeing Wednesday

Wellbeing Goals to Pace Myself

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Wellbeing Goals to Pace Myself

Today is Wellbeing Wednesday! The blog series where I share my plans for my wellbeing for the month ahead. I hope to inspire you to be equally intentional about your wellbeing and realise that self-care isn’t selfish. In fact, it is essential for a happy and harmonious life. Self-care is anything that inspires you and makes you happy. It boosts your mood and equips you deal with what life may through your way.

If you’ve read previous blog posts in the series you’ll know that I set myself goals based on specific headings, looking a number of wellbeing needs. I’ll take you through what I mean…

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Tips and Tricks

This is how I explain my Invisible Illness

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This is how I explain my Invisible Illness

This post was updated on 27/07/18

Invisible disability, or hidden disability, is defined as disabilities that are not immediately apparent. Although the disability creates a challenge for the person who has it, the reality of the disability can be difficult for others to recognise or acknowledge. Others may not understand the cause of the problem, if they cannot see evidence of it in a visible way. This can make it tricky for those of us who live with a chronic illness.

My symptoms vary in severity from week to week, day to day or even per hour sometimes. I find that really frustrating when I don’t know how much I can do in a day etc, however I am very aware that someone might look at me, think I look healthy and not understand why I say I can’t drive, make an arrangement or have to leave early. Knowledge is power as they say, so I thought it would be useful to write about how I explain my invisible illness.

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Modern Day/Wellbeing Wednesday

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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Modern Day/Wellbeing Wednesday

Announcing How I’ve Improved My Wellbeing Review

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Announcing How I’ve Improved My Wellbeing Review

Retrain Brain and Simply-Shine - how I have changed my wellbeing review

This post was updated on 24/03/18

I love how successful the #3forMe Challenge Facebook group has been throughout December. It was great to see so many people getting involved and looking after their health. After the first few days of the challenge, it got me thinking about the wellbeing review and plan I do once a month. Towards the end of the month, typically on the last Wednesday, I sit with no distractions and review my wellbeing goals and plan for the month ahead. I think this is so important to set goals and review them to live an intentional and purposeful life. In relation to wellbeing specifically, I know how important it is to take care of myself and this is now a real passion of mine.  I researched wellbeing further. There are various areas that combine to create someone’s wellbeing, which leads to a well-balanced, happy and healthy life. I have decided to use new areas in my review going forwards. I thought I would introduce the new categories to you, so you are ready and excited for the next post in the series, due out later this week.  I’ve included headings for the areas I will focus on as well as a little explanation/further detail.

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