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Self care 101: What do self-help ideologies have in common?

Self care 101: What do self-help ideologies have in common?

When you hear the words self-care or self-help mentioned, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it the thought of pampering yourself with a manicure or pedicure or are you more the type of person with all the diet and spirituality books in your bookcase? Well, what if I told you that they can be very much intertwined? That by truly understanding your methods of self-care and what works for you as an individual, you can indeed work towards helping yourself? VIEW the POST

A guide to enjoying “me time” as a parent

A guide to enjoying “me time” as a parent

Whether you are a first-time parent, or you have several children of varying ages, one of the challenges of parenthood is ensuring that you are always there for your child while retaining your identity as an individual parent. Considering this, making the most of “me time” when your child is asleep or busy with other activities is essential to recharge your batteries in this demanding role. Here are some ideas of how to enjoy “me time” as a parent. VIEW the POST

Did you know that visiting the GP is not always necessary? #Selfcare

I was recently made aware of a campaign that the NHS are running called #Selfcare. It is basically highlighting to families that you do not need to go to the doctors every time something is wrong. You can treat yourselves for minor ailments with over the counter medicines. I for one, being a working Mum of two do not find the time during the “doctors hours” to visit and grab medications. It is easier for me to go to the Pharmacy at the Supermarket – that’s open until late into the evening.