This beautifully hauntingly and powerful documentary looks at M.E., Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. It tells the story of Jennifer Brea who was working on her PhD at Harvard and about to marry when she suffered a series of sudden viral infections that left her incapacitated.
I was always a believer that once a friend, always a friend. But, the older I get, the more I realise that letting a person go is ok and can be a true learning.
Being there for those you care about comes naturally to most human beings, but an imbalance in any relationship can be particularly draining, especially if you are the person who’s giving all the time.
Upgrade Your Routine
When life moves on to a new chapter, the first thing that goes out the window will often be any element of routine. The excitement of change, the socialising with new colleagues and the exhaustion of a new focus and task that lies ahead often mean that a balanced diet and exercise routine are switched out for coffee and canapés.
After studying for 19 years of my life, having chosen a four-year degree before deciding to convert to law, I have finally entered the real world of work. I have an office to be present at every day, extensive training to attend and a minefield of information to digest! One thing I have found key, however, has been to try – even in the smallest ways – to maintain some level of normality and stability in my everyday life.
While I am still in the very early days, here are a couple of tips relating to how to try and adjust which will help in order not to be overwhelmed by change!