It’s officially nine months since little Elsie was born (only she’s not so little anymore – my back can uh, back me up on that one – yeouch) and I’ve somehow suddenly found myself with my very first afternoon off from motherhood.
Tag: Mental Health
Killing Eve is back this weekend for Season 2; are you as excited as I am? I’m so ready for more of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s razor dagger-sharp script-writing, more scene stealing fashion and two of the most complex, well-written female characters on the box. But mostly because, finally, more Villanelle! She’s become a bit of an unlikely icon and – yikes, dare I say it? – role model? Probably not for the cold blooded killer bits, but for just about everything else…
How to Bounce Back from Burnout
Burnout isn’t just about feeling tired; it’s a total and utter max-out in energy – period. You don’t just feel tired, you feel drained of everything that keeps you going on a day to day basis. For example, the creative energy that you need to be able to come up with new ideas at work? All out. All that social energy you need to maintain relationships? Gone. The motivation to go out, to get some exercise and stick to your usual, healthy routine? All out. If you’re feeling tired, overwhelmed, uninspired and are struggling to keep up with your friends and maintain your usual healthy routine then all signs point to burnout, baby.
We’re all guilty of slipping into that old self-deprecating comedy routine in social situations, aren’t we? Whether we’re with our mates or with a whole crowd of new faces – it’s an easy way to seem more human – more relatable – to come across as humble instead of arrogant and therefore more likeable. In theory! But are we harming ourselves in the process?
Despite the fact that I HATE making new years resolutions, I just can’t resist that squeaky clean, brand spanking new, fresh diary feeling you get at the very start of a new year. Of course, there are a few things I’d like to change and try my hand at this year, but instead of making resolutions, I’m making new habits. Here’s why…