12 tips for a good night’s sleep

Before I was a mom, I used to go to bed late. Or early but I'd read until late. I could sleep until noon without feeling I'd lost a day. I had to set my alarm clock to get out of bed in the morning. Although I do not fall into the category of an early riser, I do not have a problem to get out of bed when the thing buzzes. I do not understand the concept of the snooze button. I prefer to set the alarm at the correct time and then get up. At least those 10 minutes of snooze are s12 tips pent in de [...]

2019-12-10T12:06:57+02:00December 20th, 2019|

How to have a stressless Christmas

December is around the corner and it's usually a month where people run around like headless chicken. Finding presents for their loved ones. Getting the right tree and decoration. Preparing and decorating the house. Planning dinner. Finishing the year off on many levels. Make resolutions As you may have guessed, I am not part of that crowd anymore. Because I came across this quote some time ago and it spoke to me on so many levels. All the issues, sadness and difficult situations I've had in my [...]

2019-11-26T09:01:42+02:00November 29th, 2019|

8 reasons why you’re always tired

1. You skip or don't exercise If you are sedentary or regularly skip your workout because you are tired, you need to think again. Exercising as little as a few times a week for 20 minutes can boost your strengths, energy levels and endurance. Your cardiovascular system runs more smoothly and exercise takes oxygen to your tissues. 2. You don't drink enough or eat unhealthy Even a little dehydration can take a toll on your energy levels. Make sure you drink enough water so that nutrients and oxyg [...]

2019-07-02T08:55:51+02:00July 12th, 2019|

Do you listen to your body?

Does your day always go according to you plan? Usually not right? We get interrupted constantly and things happen that we had not foreseen. You're at work and your boss asks you to do an urgent presentation. You put your normal work aside and are confident you can get this finished within the limited time. But then the school calls that your kid is sick and needs to be picked up. All of a sudden, what started as a peaceful day, becomes hectic and unmanageable. Sound familiar? Let me ask another [...]

2019-07-02T08:17:03+02:00July 5th, 2019|

Are you stress resilient?

I remember when I was a student and there were bursts of stress when we had a test. We'd procrastinate learning to the last minute and then try to cram it all in the day before the test. Major stress. I remember when I was a teenager or in my early twenties and dating was stressful. Other than that, I don't think I had much stress. Now things are different. It seems that stress is omnipresent, in every little corner of our every day lives. We all need some stress in our lives. Otherwise we would [...]

2019-01-18T12:10:36+02:00January 18th, 2019|

9 ways to stay healthy and happy

At the beginning of each year, people always start with the same kind of resolutions. exercise more eat healthily drink less alcohol ... If you've followed me for some time, you know I don't believe in New Year's resolutions but choose a Word of the Year instead. Besides the word of the year, the secret to a happy and healthy life are your daily habits. They may be small habits, but they can alter your life tremendously. So below are few simple tips to stay (or become) happy and healthy. • Eat [...]

2018-12-18T09:39:58+02:00December 28th, 2018|