Manageable stress from an exciting project or a new responsibility is fine. I feel energised and motivated with a little bit of stress. Not all stress is bad for you. When it all boils down, stress simply translates to fear. A reasonable amount of fear is required for survival and success. Fear can be a great motivator and help to keep you safe. But stress from being … [Read more...] about How to reduce stress and fill your well up again
Why is it so many people struggle putting themselves first? Balance coach Noni Boon has created an incredible program on Balance, called SHARE, which is designed to assist women to "self-care" and is essential learning for looking after yourself. Is there an area of your life that you desperately want to change? Are you someone who has a list of things you want to achieve – … [Read more...] about The importance of putting ourselves first
When Maslow created his hierarchy of needs, he placed love and belongingness at number three. This means that beyond the demand for food and protection, friendship and intimacy are essential human needs. This need is met through relationships. We have relationships with just about everything in our lives. We have a relationship with money, with our bodies, our pets, and … [Read more...] about Your most important relationship is with yourself
New Year is a time to reflect on the past year, says our Balance coach, Noni Boon. "Every year I tend to think, OK, what was really great about this year and how did I benefit rather than looking back on what was terrible and what I want to change next year," Noni says. "New Year's resolutions are just [about] goal-setting really, and goal-setting is good provided that … [Read more...] about Another year gone… and time to reflect
By Balance Wellness Coach Noni Boon When you were a child, you believed in magic and fairy tales. You trusted in your special powers and knew you were a superhero. You tried new things with fierce determination and relied on your ability to conquer and succeed. You saw the world as a mystical place full of adventure and bewitchment. You were fascinated by simple things … [Read more...] about Have you lost touch with your inner child?