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Fight or flight breaks us

Do you know how easy things can creep up on you? This time last year I was four weeks away from having a breakdown. Coronavirus took a real toll on my business, my family, my mental health, and my general well-being.

Being trapped.

Worrying about my family.

Learning to salvage my business.

Learn about new technology.

Worrying about income.

Constantly adapt everyday.

No control.

Stay positive for others.

Run a house.


Cancer scare.

Hormones racing.

Anxiety on another scale.

What had to give? My self care. It suffered. So I suffered.

I had no time to look after myself. Do the things I needed.

We can live in fight or flight for short times but not months and months on end.

I gave.

I collapsed.

I got forced to stop.

I cried A LOT for days.

I stayed in bed.

I shut myself away.

I didn’t tell anyone close to me.

I rang the Samaritans.

I lost my temper.

I shouted.

I punched a hole in my desk.

Family noticed I was hiding.

I finally asked for help.

They helped.

I had time to heal.

To reflect.

To stop.

This isn’t a cry for help. It’s for you to understand how important YOU is.

It’s for you to understand the importance of taking time for yourself.







I’m strong. Physically and mentally. But even strong people break. I’m not ashamed to talk about or what happened. At the time we were looked down with schools closed and no help. There was no way out.

Weeks on end.

I urge you to read this and know that you need to look after YOU first. How busy lives and fast pace can’t continue forever.

It’s about balance. Everyone needs a bit of everything in their week.

What did I learn?

My ‘NO IS THE NEW YES’ happened.

Yoga is literally my saviour but struggling meant I sacrificed it. Never again.

1) Yoga Relieves Stress

2) Yoga Increases Empowerment

3) Yoga Improves Posture

4) Yoga Increases Clarity of Mind

5) Yoga Increases Focus

How has it helped you?

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