What if it were possible to help ourselves thrive, rather than simply survive? The Self-Care Revolution is designed to help and restore your day-to-day energy reserves so that, rather than running on empty, you will have the strength and spirit to excel with whatever life brings. Discover the Vitality Wheel - a complete body and mind Self-Care Toolkit that will boost your health, happiness and resourcefulness.
Daily self-care is necessary for helping us replenish our energy, restore our connection to our inner selves and heal ourselves when we are hurt. Central to self-care is the idea that taking care of yourself is not selfish - it is essential to your health and wellbeing. In our fast-moving modern world it's easy to become so stressed and frazzled that we lose sight of what we can do to recuperate and ground ourselves in the here and now. But we all need to take time to sit with our emotions, heal ourselves and recharge our batteries. In this beautiful deck, Suzy Reading offers practical and inspiring ways to stress-proof your body and mind, with 50 self-care practices to choose from. Flick through the cards to find a practice that fits your needs in the current moment, or take a card or two with you as you go about your day, to help reconnect with yourself and find a mindful moment wherever you are. The cards include practices for: - Rest & relaxation - Energy boosters - Mind management - Emotional first aid
We live increasingly sedentary lives and our lifestyle has radically changed in terms of how we work and naturally move throughout our day. While we all know about the benefits of exercise for mental and physical health, what we're not so attuned to are the damaging effects of just how we sit - at our desks, scrolling on our phones, in the car or even on our bicycles. But it doesn't have to be this way. By making small changes to our everyday sitting behaviour, we can experience increased energy, confidence, optimism and openness. Featuring a practical 28 day plan to transform your relationship with sitting, how long you sit at a time, how to add simple breath work and movement into your day and restorative moves for the end of the day. Sit up, sit better and reap the benefits.
Nurture self-expression and discovery with this beautiful guided journal, one day at a time. Journaling is one of the best self-care practices - writing things down relieves stress, helps to process emotions and express feelings, clears the mind and improves sleep. We can also set our goals and ambitions in motion and check in with our commitments such as nourishing ourselves through food and movement. And Breathe is a journal for all of your wellbeing goals, activities and reflections. Take a little time out of your day for yourself to get to know your needs, dreams and desires. Eight self-care themes are included for self-discovery. Prompts and practices are included, along with ways to encourage free and expansive self-expression and self-discovery. Sections include: What is Self-care? Journaling for Self-care Movement & Nutrition Values & Purpose Goal Setting Coping Skills for Tough Times
'I hope this book can empower people with simple, potent ways to feel better right now, to access calm and move through the waves of all their emotions.' Self-care for Tough Times is a gentle yet powerful toolkit to help during difficult times, such as the end of a relationship, loss of a loved one, career change and times of heightened emotions or anxiety. These are the times when self-care is most important and yet often forgotten, but just a few small moments can make a huge difference to how we feel, how we release emotions rather than bottle them up and how we ride the ups and downs. Practices include: Instant tension release exercises for the hands, shoulders, neck and face Pre-bedtime rituals to help with disturbed sleep Breathing exercises to calm the nervous system and reduce anxiety Soothing scents Releasing stuck emotions Learning how to relax and let go Keeping tech use healthy Questions to reflect on Anxiety, fear, anger, uncertainty and grief are all addressed, while Suzy also explores how stress and emotional trauma are held in the body, and how these may be gently released through touch, movement and breath. The practices included within are designed to promote healing and hope, and many are quick and easy for times when you feel exhausted or vulnerable so that you can both cope in the moment during tough times, then recover and restore after these difficult chapters of life. 'We will revive a weary body. We will refresh a tired mind.'
Discover how you can cut the stress, catch up on sleep and breathe a little easier with 50 practical tips to really make you feel happier! The world is a pretty stressful place, especially right now, and we all need some help reminding us to take care of ourselves. But the good news is that there are loads of easy tips and tricks to keep yourself feeling happy, from customising your own bedtime ritual to how to resolve arguments with your parents. Complete with simple breathing exercises, yoga poses and even advice on the best food to eat when you're feeling down, this is a one-stop guide to transform worried kids into happy, confident ones. Author Suzy Reading, a mum of two as well as being a chartered psychologist and yoga teacher, knows that the emotional wellbeing of children is just as important as their physical health. Good mental health allows children to develop the resilience to cope with whatever life throws at them and grow into well-rounded, healthy adults. Funny, engaging and practical - and brought to life with illustrations by Alex Paterson - this is the ideal book to help readers cope with their emotions and face each day raring to go.
Self-care is daily nourishment that gives us a fighting chance to minimize illness, fatigue, depression and anxiety. Central to the idea of self-care is the idea that taking care of yourself is not selfish and offers essential ways to stress-proof your body and mind. In this beautiful little book, Suzy offers 30 self-care practices for the reader to choose from depending on what they need. Chapters include practices for: - Rest & relaxation - Energy boosters - Mind management - Emotional first aid
Stand Tall Like a Mountain is specifically designed to help parents empower their children to: - Learn tools for dealing with everyday emotions - Express how they are feeling - Learn about their bodies and minds in easy-to-read and understandable language - Develop tools for nourishment and coping with challenges - Use easy and fun yoga poses to promote positive feelings We teach our children how to brush their teeth and cross the road safely; this book is about broadening their toolkit to include emotional first aid. Suzy Reading introduces practices to encourage noticing emotions, feeling calm, expressing feelings, falling asleep more easily, coping with anger and feelings of anxiety and nurturing confidence and kindness. Children are natural masters of curiosity and mindfulness, so the learning is not a one-way street. The book encourages parents to observe and seek opportunities to learn from their children too. It's not easy to remember to care for ourselves and connect with our loved ones in this fast-paced life. Stand Tall like a Mountain gently stops you in your tracks, reminds you to breathe and gives practical support for living a kinder, calmer family life. - Lauren Seager-Smith, CEO Kidscape
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