Groundhog week…

The last few weeks have been a steady stream of crap! I spend all my energy and will power over the weekend cleansing mind, body and soul from the negativity that accumulates during the work week. I try to wind down and catch up on sleep. By Sunday night I am finally calm and centred … Continue reading Groundhog week…

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My hierarchy of well-being: real people, nature and physical activity

Following up on this weekend's post (One step at the time. And that's a good start), I figured a few other things out this weekend, in terms of what grounds me and helps me deal with stress and prevent sliding back into a depressive state. 1. "Real" people I feel like I covered that in … Continue reading My hierarchy of well-being: real people, nature and physical activity

One step at the time. And that’s a good start.

Over the last couple of weeks, three to be exact, my life has literally done a 180 turn and gotten me back almost to where I started over three months ago. I am over worked, under slept and unhappy. Stress is building exponentially week over week and in the beginning I was at least able … Continue reading One step at the time. And that’s a good start.

10 saker du önskar att andra förstod när du drabbats av utmattningssyndrom! | 10 things you wish people understood when you have “hit the wall”.

Personally I can sign under on all of those 10 and I wonder if perhaps this is also something I should discuss with my therapist... http://blogg.topphalsa.se/valbefinnandebloggen/2016/09/13/10-saker-du-onskar-att-andra-forstod-nar-du-drabbats-av-utmattningssyndrom/ "Additional prevention methods include: starting the day with a relaxing ritual; adopting healthy eating, exercising, and sleeping habits; setting boundaries; taking breaks from technology; nourishing one's creative side, and … Continue reading 10 saker du önskar att andra förstod när du drabbats av utmattningssyndrom! | 10 things you wish people understood when you have “hit the wall”.

3 steps to prevent negativity from taking over my life

This week work started to conflict with and crave way too much attention from my life and what is most important to me: my (mental) health. I need to eat well, sleep well and train to keep myself grounded If I don't prioritise those three things my mood is first to go, which quickly starts impacting my … Continue reading 3 steps to prevent negativity from taking over my life

Time to get in shape – real shape!

Today has been one of those days where I just can't seem to settle down and do anything - nothing constructive, nothing productive and nothing relaxing. I am super restless and any attempt to distract myself, or relax, has failed miserably so far. Since writing is very therapeutic for me, here are some of my … Continue reading Time to get in shape – real shape!

A Murphy kind of day – but not state of mind…

Today is only at halftime but has already been surreal to say the least. It is a "Murphy-kind-of-day" so to make sure nothing else that can possibly go wrong, actually will go wrong, I have locked myself up at home with a nice Pumpkin Spice Latte and a couple of movies. I am not going … Continue reading A Murphy kind of day – but not state of mind…