Feeling absolutely exhausted with your day-to-day life? You’re not alone; cult UK beauty brand Sanctuary Spa have found that 80% of women don’t feel good enough, with 40% feeling like they’re about to burn out.
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“In the 21st Century we have become overly attached to our busyness; busy and stressed have somehow become inextricably linked with success. In order to be successful we need to #LetGo of these antiquated attitudes. Think of it as carrying a wagon, behind you. The more that is in the wagon the harder it is to pull, the more tired you will be and the less distance you will cover,” says life strategist Jenni Trent-Huges.
Are you ready to #LetGo? Here are Jenni Trent-Huges’ top tips.
‘What am I grateful for?
Before you say a word to anyone. Before you start planning your day. ‘What am I grateful for?’ and whatever it is then say ‘Thank you, thank you, thank you’. It doesn’t need to be anything grand or complicated. It could ‘my family’, ‘my lovely soft skin’, ‘that the dog didn’t chew my new shoes’.
TT3 (Today’s Top 3) – Three things that you want to accomplish that day
They could be small things, medium things, giant things – but just 3. Write them on a little notepad and cross them off when you’ve done them. Don’t put them in your phone. Write them on a piece of paper. (and at the end of the day rip it up into little pieces and flush it away. Be reasonable. 1. Solve World Hunger. 2. Cure the Common Cold. 3. Learn Mandarin , is just asking for trouble.
TOT (Turn Off Time) off your phone and or tablet for 30 minutes.
You can divide the time if you’d like but nothing smaller than ten minutes. Off. Not on silent – off. You can choose the for on your commute home, when you’re preparing the evening meal, when you’re soaking in the bath. But off.
Use your commute time as You Time.
Read a frivolous book. Crochet a scarf. Look at holiday brochures. Meditate. Do NOT plan your next work day. Do NOT worry about the kids’ homework. Do NOT read celebrity gossip stories and worry why you’re not managing like Gwynnie.
Last thing at night – every night. ‘What am I thankful for?’
What was the best thing that happened to me today. And whatever it is: ‘thank you, thank you, thank you’.