So we've already looked at the psychological 'hit' of being shafted, made redundancy and generally feeling like life is completely against you. Next, we have to do something about it, whether that's finding a way to be great again, whole again or just finding a reason to get up in the morning.
So we know that you work hard. You may work incredibly hard. But I'm sure you know that unless you have a huge team of people to help you with absolutely everything, that to do list and endless list of projects doesn't get any smaller. Athletes are constantly busy and before securing sponsorship deals, many will have part time jobs to fund their training and competitions.
Like many people who managed to still breathe around 2007-2012 and even now, we lived through the recession. We still bear the scars of barely surviving - only to find that post-recession is pretty damn hard too. Yet for others, the recession and people loosing their jobs seems to be an urban myth.
Like many people, I adore Stanger Things and all the characters, music and merchandise that comes with it. Like everyone else, I too have experienced Lockdown. Whilst I was watching Season 1 of Stranger Things again for love, normality and great music, I realised something. Stranger Things gives an insight into the kind of things we are dealing with in lockdown…
How we cope with stress, anxiety, fatigue and general goodness and badness depends to a big extent on the individual. If you’re like us, you rest very little (at least you don’t think you have time to) and are on the go constantly.So how do we cope and thrive?
Lately I’ve become obsessed with serendipity. I say ‘lately’ because until a ew weeks ago, I didn’t believe in it – or perhaps more correctly, understand it. After all, how can something that is meant to be positive and by chance possible come from a professional career falling apart through no other reason that wrong place, wrong time or ten years and the recession, mixed with continuous injury and mixed with a very long spell of really, really bad luck.
Getting married is an exciting time with lots of lovely things, happy faces, spending more time with loved ones and generally getting to have some really fun times.We hear that organising and planning a wedding can be stressful – in fact it’s often included as one of the most stressful events in someone’s life.