We hear that we should achieve a work-life balance to feel better, to stress less. However, it is a weird concept. Work is not on the same level than life. You should not have to choose between one and the other. Work is part of your life. So, rather than to speak about balance, it really comes down to priorities.Read More
Just look at Mother Nature and imitate her to have more balance and vitality.
Far too many of us create stress, self-criticism and self-sabotage due to weight gain during the winter, which creates shame, guilt and inner pressure. Even if you follow a diet or make changes, your action comes from a place that doesn't love itself, these changes don't last, and you create more stress, not less. Don't fall into one of these self-sabotaging traps and take care of yourself with the following tips.Read More
We live in a time when we are overwhelmed by conflicting messages from the media and a long list of experts telling us that we should feel good if we eat a certain way, exercise enough or control ourselves.
We don't know what to think anymore. In addition, we are often told that if we do not have the ideal weight, if we do not follow a perfect diet and if we do not have unlimited energy and health, then we are doing something wrong.Read More
You are extraordinary. Expressing your "self" is your birthright. You have been trained all your life to adapt to what society wants you to be. If you are like all other living women, you have nevertheless achieved all the wonderful things you have in life. And now, give yourself permission to be even more than you dared before. No one else can offer the world what you can. You have your own flavor, texture, color, voice, belief and abilities. How you fully enter into the fullness of who you are is entirely relational, insofar as you will enjoy your life. Give yourself permission to release everything you are: love a little deeper, breathe more deeply, speak nicely about what you have retained in you so far. This includes the creation of strong "no" and "yes" statements. Give yourself permission to create boundaries to support the expression of all that you are.Read More
Breathing can transform your life.
If you feel stressed out and overwhelmed, breathe. It will calm you and release the tensions.Read More
Having happy relationships is part of our primary food and healthy living. We now know that people with strong social ties are mentally, emotionally and physically healthier than people who are socially isolated. While happy relationships are beneficial in many ways, unhappy relationships can create stress and anxiety, which can manifest itself in different ways, such as headaches, sleep disorders, digestive disorders, etc.Read More
The emotional is what we miss most. This ability to be a good person, to take better care of oneself, has been neglected during the competitive patriarchal culture.
To cultivate volunteering, caring and collaborative qualities, referred to as feminine and maternal, other elements are needed for them to be expressed.
You can't love without loving yourself. We have become used to depreciating ourselves. People don't know the difference between self-esteem and selfishness.Read More
Winter is a time of rest and reflection for the year. This season is perfect to slow down a little and really look at what your body, mind and soul need. Taking care of yourself is not just about taking care of your body. It is also about nurturing your emotional, mental and psychological health.
Here are some tips to help you feel rested and fit during winter.Read More
We all know that stress can cause or worsen digestive problems, but is the reverse also true? Nutrition health coach Catherine Polet is convinced of it: our gut influences our emotions and how we manage stress. Commission en direct spoke to her to find out more.Read More
Every year, our well-meant idea comes up that we will change everything.
I suggest that you change your approach calmly and slowly. Integrate some healthy habits, one by one, and develop your good habits over the next few weeks to restore your health. Gradually this will lead to long-term health and well-being.Read More
Each year we wish each other and ourselves a wonderful new year, filled with happiness and joy as well as good health and wealth. However, from the slightest concern, of whatever nature, we are discouraged, because the good wishes have flown away.
Many make the assessment before the end of the year and make good resolutions for the coming year. Here too, good resolutions, too often, do not take long.Read More
“Before enlightenment chop wood and carry water. After an enlightenment chop wood and carry water.”
This Zen quote is about daily practice. There are days that flow and days that do not. It is easy to think that there are other more pressing things we need to do each day in order to “achieve more” yet we can achieve so much more by doing less.Read More