All tagged self esteem

The Perfection Paradigm

Do you take pride in your perfectionism? I mean, what could be wrong with striving to be perfect, it's a good thing isn't it? Maybe not, did you know that perfectionism can actually be detrimental to your health and wellbeing?

It's Impossible to Fill Your Cup from an Empty Jug

Every morning I wake up, get the kids to school, get myself dressed in whatever I can find that is clean, grab a bite to eat as I run out of the door to work. I work all day with a quick break at lunchtime when I grab a sandwich on the run, trying to find some new shoes for my daughter because she's grown out of the old ones.

Self Care and Burnout Prevention for Yoga Teachers

Imagine you are taking a flight and the air hostess explains that in the event of an emergency you must put your own oxygen mask on first before helping anyone else. I could never understand this. I would think to myself, "Why would I do that? Take care of myself before my loved ones, is she insane? She must've got it wrong."

Yin'ing at Life

Do you love to run headlong at life?  Do you feel guilty if you don't put 100% into everything that you do?  Do you have to be the best at everything?  I know I do, it's the only way to get results right? Well not exactly. In fact, running headlong into life, full steam ahead is the sure fire way to reach burn out or adrenal fatigue. We all need some downtime, especially if you are an adrenilin junkie perfectionist like me.

Alcohol. Friend or Foe?

Alcohol. What do you think about it? Is it a harmless even healthy addition to a meal, it helps you to relax and socialise or is it addictive, deadly and more dangerous than crack cocaine?  For me it will always be the latter.