We all have the same 24-hours per day to work with, but we don’t all have the same responsibilities. So how do we fulfill each of the roles we have whilst ensuring our self-care is intact?
One of the most common themes when I speak to my clients about the importance of self-care is that “Yes it would be nice but who has time for such luxuries!”. For some “mysterious” reason it is widely believed that a woman that invests time in herself is a privileged woman of leisure and while this might be the case when self-care is directly associated with spa days and sipping Mimosas in the grounds of your club house, it is a huge misconception.
“Give yourself permission to live a big life. Step into who you are meant to be. Stop playing small, you’re meant for greater things”
Yvonne Bignall’s parents were among those who left their family and homes to travel thousands of miles for opportunities abroad.
Today the successful businesswoman from Radstock, who has written a best-seller and offered training courses world-wide, credits her parents for instilling resilience and an entrepreneurial spirit.
The award-winning women’s health advocate and self-care coach said: “I think my parents were entrepreneurial as they left the life they knew behind and were driven to succeed abroad.
When I wrote my first published book, Suck It Up or Change, it was an opportunity to shed some of the baggage I had been carrying; the guilt, the resentment, even some hate. As you may already know, emotions tend to reflect back onto us so you can imagine how I felt about myself feeling all these negative emotions about others & life itself. And that’s how the 7F Principles I now live by came to transform how I chose to live my life.