Make Yourself a Priority

Make yourself a priority

How many times have you felt so overwhelmed and have a to do list that seems to never end? You feel stressed because there is so much to do that you end up feeling like a dog chasing its tail and achieving nothing! I am guilty of this and it has taken some serious tough love on myself to make changes and realise that life is not meant to be busy, busy, busy. It is time to take back your life and here're some tips that have helped me when I've been overwhelmed and stressed.


Everybody has time to look after themselves. Just think about the times you have flown and the flight attendant always instructs you to put your mask on before helping others. Why? Because if you can't breathe you won't be in a position to help others. The same goes with your everyday life. If you are like me, and want to live life to the fullest and experience everything you can, whilst on Planet Earth then you must be healthy. In saying that, I have Crohn's disease, so I'm at a disadvantage but I have only once let it stop me in my tracks when I was unwell in 2019, resulting in major surgery. That was totally out of my control and it was a miserable time. Each day, I would tell myself this is only temporary and now I look back and appreciate how far I have come since then.

Sage essential oils

I have found the following has helped me with my wellbeing: