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#SCENARIO 10 - HANGOVERS

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#SCENARIO 10 - HANGOVERS

Top 5 Tools for... Hangovers Hangovers happen, especially when you have that “Oh go on then, one more for the road” moment. It’s great at the time but the next day the hangover arrives bringing a large helping of HANXIETY!  Tool #1 - Water Keep yourself hydrated. Good for you physically and to help clear the mind.    Tool #2 - Breathe  Pull out your breathing exercises if the hangover is making you feel panicky    Tool #4 - Media: Turn it off If you are feeling negative and your mind is racing don’t encourage it to absorb anymore negativity...

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DO RAINY DAYS & MONDAYS ALWAYS GET YOU DOWN?

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DO RAINY DAYS & MONDAYS ALWAYS GET YOU DOWN?

It’s Monday, it’s raining... do rainy days & Monday’s always get you down? (Carpenters song now playing in my head... most likely for the rest of the day 🙄) For some, Monday’s and rain alone can trigger stress, worry, anxiety and the dread that today is going to be a bad day. Since birth you have most likely been taught by a number of influences that Monday’s are tough and rain is grey and miserable. If you have been taught it (most likely unintentionally) by parents, family, teachers... the media... you most likely believed it and therefore it most likely...

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TOOL #22 PHYSICAL EXERCISE... Oops I’ve joined the GYM!!

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TOOL #22 PHYSICAL EXERCISE... Oops I’ve joined the GYM!!

Sssssssssh don’t tell anyone but today I started that relationship again... the one with the gym... you know, the one I said was lost forever 😬😮😅...but it is for a very good reason. Let me explain. After working extremely hard and long hours juggling 3 “jobs” for the past year I have pulled out Tool #9 (Daily Self Care) and made the decision to step away from IT contracting for a little while. This is so I can really focus on sharing My Wellness Toolbox and all the tools in a number of different ways. This also means I am...

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SCENARIO #7 – THE SCHOOL GATE (FIRST DAY OF TERM)

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SCENARIO #7 – THE SCHOOL GATE (FIRST DAY OF TERM)

It’s that time of year again. Today my eldest ran into our bedroom (before the alarm) with his new T-shirt hanging off him, so excited for his first day ahead in Year 1 😀As his parent I’m excited for him but as I awoke this morning I did feel some nerves dancing around the belly, so the tools came to use once more. This is the post I wrote for the SisterGoodness group last year... the tools remain the same. I hope you find it useful 😀(...and yes he is 3 shoe sizes bigger 😀😀😀) My Wellness Toolbox: Be Pro-Active...

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TOOL #21 KINDNESS - PULL IT OUT TODAY

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TOOL #21 KINDNESS - PULL IT OUT TODAY

Today, pull out Tool #21 and just watch the ripple effect. Kindness not only makes the recipient feel good, it touches everyone around the kindness and can also make you feel good... positive vibes all around 🙌🏻 I was the victim of Kindness yesterday and it put a very big smile on my face. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that the day before I made someone else a victim of Kindness. That’s the ripple effect.Kindness is contagious. Spread it. ...and don’t forget to be Kind to You. Always ❤️#tool21 #kindness #mywellnesstoolbox #contagious #spreadkindness #rippleeffect #tools

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