Self-Care: the value of reflecting on accomplishments

We’re all aware of the power of goal setting but did you know that reflecting on your accomplishments can be just as potent for motivation and even more importantly, your health and wellbeing? In fact, sitting down to acknowledge what I’ve achieved is one of my...

Q: JUGGLING SELF-CARE WITH THE BUSYNESS OF LIFE

A: FOLLOW THESE 4 SIMPLE HACKS TO MAKE SELF-CARE REAL AND ACCESSIBLE Life is full and it’s easy to feel like self-care is just another thing to add to your already heaving to-do list. Here are some simple hacks that will lighten that load and give you access to...

Q: SELF-CARE TO BOOST CONFIDENCE?

A: Self-care tips to boost confidence in an instant. While robust self-love and confidence can take time to build, we genuinely can change how we feel in an instant with these 5 tools. None of these things take much time but their impact on your mood, subjective...

Q: SELF-CARE TO ENERGISE & UPLIFT?

A: Whether you’ve woken up feeling a little bleary eyed or you’re experiencing that familiar ‘post-lunch dip in arousal’, these simple micro moments of self-care will help top up your energy bank. Read on for some good alternatives to that second coffee! Try these...

Q: SELF-CARE FOR WHEN YOU HAVE NO ENERGY?

We all know we need to engage in self-care to keep our energetic bank balance happy, but what do you do when you’re feeling overwhelmed or fatigued? The key is a broad and well-articulated self-care toolkit from which to draw, so that we have options that lift our...

Q: SELF-CARE TO SOOTHE AND CALM?

One of the most common themes in this Q&A series has been how to soothe the mind and body and create a feeling of calm. We turn our attention today to self-care for anxiety. Anxiety is so prevalent that we can all relate to a sense of a jittery, reactive mind or the...

Why is self-care so hard?

Self-care is such a buzz word at the moment but while awareness and appetite to engage in it are strong, it can be hard to do! If you’re find it tricky, go gently, you are not alone and there are valid reasons for it. In a nutshell, we all know what we need to do to...

Q: WHEN DO WE NEED SELF-CARE? DO WE NEED TO DO IT DAILY?

A: We need to engage in self-care every day because just like a car needs petrol to go, we need daily nourishment to keep our energy bank balance healthy. Do we incur stress on a daily basis? We all know the answer to that one… our daily work commitments, the...

Announcing a fantastic Self-Care GIVEAWAY!

Sound the klaxon! Announcing a fantastic give away with the ULTIMATE SELF-CARE PRIZE: two signed copies of my book, The Self-Care Revolution and a spa day for two at Champneys, the perfect oasis of calm in which to nourish your head, heart and body.   To enter, simply...

Podcast: Nourish and Flourish with the Self-Care Revolution

Self-care is a concept you hear flying around more and more these days. But as a busy time-poor mum already up to your eyes with to-dos, do you really want or need the extra burden of self care? Absolutely says Suzy Reading, author of The Self-Care Revolution. Suzy is...

Top 5 Self-Care Tips for 2018

1. Repeat after me: self-care isn't selfish. Why? It comes down to the true definition of self-care. Self-care is any act that nurtures your head, heart and body. Self-care is health care. Still feel a pang of guilt? Think of what self-care facilitates in your life –...

“The Self-Care Revolution” – Out Now!

I am over the moon to say that my first book, ‘The Self-Care Revolution’ is out now! If you’ve already pre-ordered, I hope you get as much of a thrill as I have to hold it in your hands. It is the culmination of all my learning: personal and professional, and the...

Podcast: The Hidden Why

Suzy Reading – The Self Care Revolution: Smart Habits That Will Allow You To Flourish Suzy talks to Leigh Martinuzzi from The Hidden Why about her new book, The Self Care Revolution....

Podcast: The Guide to Growth

Why Self-Care Is Just As Important As Strategy Helena Murphy of the Guide to Growth Podcast interviews Suzy about the Importance of Self Care EPISODE 15 OF THE MOXIECAST WITH MANDY...

Podcast: Dr Mandy Lehto / The Moxiecast

Win at Self-Care & Willpower, with Suzy Reading Dr Mandy Lehto chats with Suzy about the importance of self-care on episode 15 of the Moxiecast EPISODE 15 OF THE MOXIECAST WITH MANDY...

5 Tips to Wake Feeling More Refreshed

Who doesn't want to wake feeling better rested? Good news! It may be simpler than you think. Try out these 5 tips to help you bounce out of bed feeling more refreshed. 1. Learn how to relax and allow yourself time to unwind at regular intervals throughout your day....

January Blues? 5 Ways to Return to Normality with Vigour

January blues getting to you too? Reality looms large and the thought of the school run tomorrow morning has me shuddering. And I think I'm finally understanding the allure of tea... it's 4pm, 3 degrees, dark already and a third cup of coffee would not be my friend....

Inspiration for a Happy New Year!

Getting set for 2017! The New Year can be a tricky time emotionally, what can we do to reset and re-balance? We need a combination of both stillness and movement. Try journaling, meditation, breath work and restorative yoga to help you get quiet, to reflect and...