Sixteen Stress Busters

Sixteen Stress Busters - Lauren Parsons Wellbeing

Stress affects us all and can be both good and bad. The key is mastering how to manage stress well!

Here are sixteen practical strategies to deal with stress.

While they are all important, numbers 1, 10 and 16 are the most vital for the majority of people.

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How to know you’re stressed and what to do about it

How to Know Youre Stressed - Lauren Parsons Wellbeing

One of the greatest challenges with stress is that it can be a bit like hypothermia, often you don’t realise you’re suffering from it, until it’s too late.

So, today I want to share with you some tips on how to identify when you are stressed and some things you can do about it.

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Ditching the Rat Race for the Simple Life

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This story of the fisherman and the businessman is one of the best stories I have read. It comes to mind regularly as I contemplate life and how we live it.

I won’t spoil the story, so first I encourage you to read on for one minute…

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An American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were…

 

Foods to Boost Your Mood

Food has a profound influence on how we feel. Both at an emotional level and a physiological one it affects our mood and temperament.

Here are the most important pick me up foods to eat regularly if you feel low;

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Ten Top Training Tips

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Here is how to get the most out of your training and to feel amazing!

1 Set realistic goals that inspire you. Remember everyone’s starting points are different and you need to set goals that suit YOU!

2 Break it down. What are…

 

How Sunlight Affects Cravings, Energy and Sleep

How Sunligtht affects cravings energy and sleep - Lauren Parsons Wellbeing

There is nothing quite like getting out into the great outdoors! We are designed to be in nature, to breath fresh air and to get sunlight on our skin and into our eyes.

We all know that sunlight is essential for Vitamin D which helps your body absorb and use Calcium. The recommendations are to expose large areas of skin for short periods daily.
(e.g. 5-20 mins)

What is less commonly known is the effect a lack of sunlight can have on…. 

Reduce Stress…with these Top Time Management Tips

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Do you ever get to the end of the day and wonder where its gone, feeling like you’ve worked so hard but achieved so little? Ever stay late to get just a couple more things done so you’ll have a couple of free hours the next day? Do you notice that those hours never really get freed up?

Constant work and home pressure builds up over time and really can lead to burn out! The reality is that we all have the same 24 hours. We can’t change time, but we can change the way we use it.

If you would like to make the most of your time, here are some simple practical ways to increase you effectiveness…

Learning to love your body!!!

Learning To Love Your Body - Lauren Parsons Wellbeing Session

“If you realised how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. They can have a powerful influence for good when they’re on the positive side, and they can and do make you physically ill when they’re on the negative side.” – Peace Pilgrim

Increasingly women (and even men) are struggling with their sense of body image. The latest stats show that 75% of women are dissatisfied with their appearance, 89% saying they want to lose weight. 50% of women are on a diet at any one time and 80% of 10 year old girls have already dieted!