Why You Should Take Stress Seriously!

We have all experienced stress at different times in our lives. But some people are living with high levels of it on daily basis, and it amazes me how ready people are to just accept it. I recently wrote a blog about Mindfulness, and it suddenly occurred to me that many people never make time to relax, or even take stress seriously. So, I thought it would be helpful to discuss what is actually happening when we get stressed, and what the long-term effects are on the body.

What is Mindfulness?

You may have heard the word mindfulness over the last few years as it has become a buzz word in the self-help industry, and even in the corporate world recently. However, there seem to be quite a few misconceptions about what it actually is. So having recently attended a “Mindfulness in Coaching” training day, I thought I would share my learning, debunk some of the myths surrounding it, and explain how it could help you in your daily life.

The 8 Biggest Relationship Killers

Something I hear a lot from my clients is that they are having problems in their relationships. Everyone knows that the course of true love never runs smoothly. But why is this such a common complaint, and why do 42% of marriages end in divorce? Here are what I believe to be the 8 biggest relationship pitfalls couples fall into, and some ways that you can avoid the making the same mistakes.