SELF-CARE AS A LIFE STRATEGY
For my 49th birthday I wanted to do something special. As part of aging, and what I believe as arriving in the midst of my life, I became quite aware of my own needs and an expert of my self-care routine. Simply because I had to.
From chaos to calm
At the age of 29, I had massive panic attacks while working in a racing and stressful environment. I was totally burnt-out for a year, and despite this experience was a huge wake-up call, it wasn’t enough to take my health and well-being seriously. At least not yet.
During these panic attacks, which were at worst while driving on the highway, not only did I like I was going to die, but also did I feel the huge burden for causing others troubles. While driving or better said, literally racing, I pulled over as soon as I could, but the way I See it now, those panic attacks were a physical metaphor of this constant battle between my head and heart.
I felt over responsible for things I couldn’t control, and for many years I felt weak and guilty when my energy level was low. At the same time, I was also very eager to improve my health and emotional well-being, so a few years later, I trained myself to become a yoga & meditation teacher, and collected several methods on how to slow down.
As life can feel like a marathon, self-care is a practice of taking an active role in protecting your well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress.
You will find 35 pages with inspiration to create a self-strategy that works for you and with you. It’s an invitation to take an active role in your health and happiness, and to show the best of you instead of what is left of you.
Implementing “Self-care In Minutes” gives you the tools, care, and attention that you deserve with just a few minutes a day.
All you have to do is fill in the form below and it’s all yours! 🥰
With love and gratitude,
WHAT’S IN THE E-BOOK?
- two very short & simple techniques to pause when you feel lost in the head
- why engaging your senses can contribute to reducing stress and anxiety
- different categories of self-care where you can choose from, depending on your personality, mood and needs
- inspiration for every day of the week.