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|

Stressful vacations

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important - Natalie Goldberg Some years ago I went on vacation with my then husband and the kids. First we took the kids to Disneyland Paris and then went on to Brittany where my other half took part in a sailing regatta. I had it all organised. Printed route description to all destinations Prepaid hotel with shuttle service Room with separate kids bedroom Prepaid entrance tickets to the park for one day Li [...]

2018-11-22T19:15:13+02:00September 7th, 2018|

Are you being eaten by energy vampires?

It seems that lately, all I talk about is energy. I held a workshop on it recently. I wrote a blog post about it last year. My friends and clients all seem to be lacking energy. I myself have slowed down a lot this year and made sure I got enough rest. And yet... We are still tired, tuckered out, stressed, energy-less. How come? Besides all of the above (awareness, stress, slowing down, resting etc) I believe there is one other big enemy: Energy vampires (as my friend Nicole calls them). We were [...]

2018-11-29T18:19:22+02:00June 15th, 2018|

Does lack define your life?

When I grew up, we did not have a lot of money. We were not poor mind you. We went on holiday, had decent clothes and enough toys to make us happy. We just never seemed to have enough money for extras, nice things you want to have when you're a kid. My dad was born during the second World War into a family of 10 boys and 4 girls. So no nice things for him except maybe a luxury orange at Christmas. For me, as a kid, these nice things represented books. My parents are no avid readers and could not [...]

2018-12-03T15:48:12+02:00October 13th, 2017|