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  1. Stressed Out? 5 Simple Solutions To Reduce Stress And Keep Yourself Calm

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Blessings and sunshine hugs dear friends and welcome to this week’s Moment of Calm post “Stressed Out?  5 Simple Solutions To Reduce Stress And Keep Yourself Calm”. How Often Do You Get Stressed Out? As we all know, being stressed isn’t good for you! Too much stress in your life causes havoc with your immune system, leading to feelings of overwhelm, brain-fog, confusion and fatigue. The key to effective stress relief is to learn to master your response to stressful situations. Much as you desire to live a simple, comfortable and healthy life  you are constantly bombarded with demands on your time from business colleagues, friends and family which leaves little time for you to unwind, rest and nurture your mind, body and soul as you strive to...
  2. Inspirational Poem – My Secret Stress-Relief Tip

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Bless you gentle friends and welcome to today’s Moment of Calm post an inspirational poem – “My Secret Stress-Relief Tip” (which isn’t really a secret because it’s something I do all the time!) Regular readers will know our Moment of Calm spot is dedicated to offering you simple stress-relief tips and techniques to help you relax, reduce stress and have more fun and happiness in your life. What’s Your Secret Stress-Relief Tip? Most people have their favourite way of relaxing, from soaking in a candle-lit bath to taking a brisk walk first thing in the morning.  If you scroll through previous Moment of Calm posts, you’ll find a variety of suggestions to reduce stress and weave more moments of calm into your life. Mine Is Writing One of my...
  3. Five Fabulous Ways To Avoid Burn-Out And Feel Calmer Every Day

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Bless you Dear Friends, have you ever come home from work and collapsed on the settee from sheer exhaustion? In today’s Moment of Calm post, Five Fabulous Ways To Avoid Burn-Out And Feel Calmer Every Day we look at five simple activities you can do to boost your energy, strengthen your immune system and help you feel calmer every day; which means you can go about your day in a more peaceful and purposeful way. Some Habits Are Hard To Break… As a Wise Woman you know the effect stress has on your body and health, yet after spending years of caring for everyone else and constantly rushing and pushing yourself to do more as you tick everything off your to-do list; learning to...
  4. Inspirational Poem To Share With Loved Ones Going Through A Hard Time

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Keep The Faith, Inspirational Poem To Share With Loved Ones Going Through A Hard Time Bless you dear Friends and welcome to today’s Moment of Calm, a quiet space online to allow you to take five minutes to rest, unwind, breathe and unplug for a few moments from the busyness of your world. Today’s post is a poem I wrote many moons ago, Keep The Faith, for a friend who was going through a rough patch. I’d like to share “Keep The Faith” with you today because, sometimes although everything looks rosy on the outside, sometimes, on the inside you’re hurting and in pain and need a quiet shoulder to lean on and someone to softly whisper “how are you feeling…”  As wise women, we’ve all been there,...
  5. How To Conquer Stress … In A Heartbeat

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Blessings and welcome dear friends to today’s Moment of Calm; a quiet space online dedicated to help you nurture and nourish your spiritual wellbeing.  Today’s article “How To Conquer Stress … In A Heartbeat” is a simple mindfulness meditation to remind you that no matter how stressed, anxious or worried you are, you have the tools in your hands to instantly regain your sense of calm and inner balance. Are You Always Rushing Around Being Miss Busy Superwoman? If your life is anything like most women, I’m sure your day is cluttered with appointments, meetings, friends to text and catch-up on, family obligations and commitments. Given everything you manage – from domestic arrangements, personal needs and business activities, it is easy to slip into autopilot mode and just go through...
  6. 21 Affirmations To Survive a Stressful Day over 50

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Bless you dear friends and welcome to today’s Moment of Calm post, where we offer you 21 Affirmations To Survive Stressful Days. We know how full-on and multifaceted your life is, especially when you make the conscious decision to take time to deeply nurture and strengthen your inner well-being. If like most women over 50, you’ve spent the last 30+ years caring for others, neglecting yourself and making do with “what was left” on the table; FabAfterFifty is the best place online to start to revamp, revive and reconnect with what is best for YOU ! I TRUST MYSELF Stress occurs when you experience that “pull” between your needs for nurturing and rest and your family and work demands on you to...
  7. Rise and Shine: 3 Easy Yoga-in-Bed Exercises To Ease You Into Your Day

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Bless you dear friends and welcome to today’s Moment of Calm – Rise and Shine: 3 Easy Yoga-in-Bed Exercises To Ease You Into Your Day. Do you know most women I meet say they would love to do yoga yet just don’t have the time to go yoga classes or feel they are too unfit or inflexible to do yoga? Today’s post can help you with that because we offer you 3 easy Yoga-in-Bed Rise and Shine exercises you can do when you wake up lying in your bed! How cool is that! In fact, this is one of the routines I do to help prepare me for my day. Have a go and let us know how you get on. Rise and Shine: 3 Easy Yoga-in-Bed Exercises 1.    Yoga-in-Bed Rise and...
  8. Inspirational Poem, “Sometimes I Forget” To Raise Your Self-Esteem

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    Article by Ntathu Allen “as you travel through your day, breathe and be…” Hugs and welcome dear gentle friends to today’s Moment of Calm post which is an inspirational poem, “Sometimes I Forget” To Raise Your Self-Esteem. It is offered to support you maintain your resolve to worry less, be happy and love yourself more. Learning to be calm and putting your needs for fun and happiness is part of the journey towards living a life of calm and inner peace. The busyness of daily life makes it challenging to stay focused and calm and it’s easy to be side tracked and end up stressed and anxious worrying about your family, work, and financial concerns. From personal experience, I know what it is like when you’re feeling low and self doubt and...
  9. Self-Love: 17 Daily Self-Love Affirmations To Help You Love Yourself More

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Bless you dear friends and welcome to another Moment of Calm.  Moment of Calm is a quiet space online for you to pause, reflect and focus on your spiritual wellbeing. Today’s post, Self-Love: 17 Daily Self-Love Affirmations To Love Yourself More offers you 17 extra special self-loving affirmations you can use to deepen your sense of self-love. “It is never too late to love yourself and put your needs for love, happiness and trust on the table.” By the time you reach 50, most women have had their fair share of roller-coaster “love stories” and most wise women realise  searching outside of yourself for love and happiness is detrimental to your emotional wellbeing because you are giving your power away. And the way we roll over...
  10. An Inspirational Poem For Difficult Times – Breathe Deep And Rest A-While

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Dear Friends, prayers and blessings for a peaceful day. Today’s Moment of Calm post is an Inspirational Poem For Difficult Times.  Everyone goes through personal and professional troubles. During these times, finding calm and inner peace is difficult as your mind whirrs and analyses checking everything that has happened.  You may feel abandoned, fragile and frozen, afraid to step out of the protective bubble you’ve built around yourself. If this sounds like what you are going through, today’s poem , Breathe Deep And Rest-A-While, is for you, to remind you to breathe and to know that no matter what you are going through, we are here for you . Inspirational Poem For Difficult Times – Breathe Deep And Rest-A-While Sis, I see your tears buried so deep within, So deep,...
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