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Live Life in the Moment, Not in your Head
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Live Life in the Moment, Not in your Head
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Chronic Stress and Burnout

We all feel stressed sometimes, and the stress response itself is a normal and necessary process to help us function optimally in situations where the stakes are high. If, however, you notice yourself feeling constantly stressed or anxious due to time constraints, work pressures, juggling being a parent alongside other things, or because of your personal relationships, this will start to take its toll on your physical and emotional wellbeing. You may notice things like headaches or migraines, changes to your bowel habits, disrupted sleep, a feeling of constant exhaustion and tiredness, tense muscles, a feeling of being "wired" or restless, and irritability toward others.

Over time, constantly pushing ourselves by not taking scheduled breaks at work, ineffective pacing, or trying to achieve too much on our to do lists, while giving up time for socialising, exercising, hobbies, and time with loved ones catches up to us. The need to over function in different areas of life or strive for perfection in all areas of our lives will inevitably lead to burn out, resulting in "crashing". This might mean you end up going off sick from work, experiencing high levels of worry and self critical thoughts, and put your relationships under strain.

If you want to be more present in your life, let go of perfectionism while still striving for success, and restore a sense of balance to your life, please use the contact form on the website to set up a free 15 minute phone consultation to see if we would be a good fit to work together

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