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Blogs and articles on self care, meditation, abundance, goal setting and more from Perth Life Coach and Meditation Teacher Amelia Harvey

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15 ways to create calm when you're time poor

Often, when we’re busy, the first thing to go out the window is self care. Trust me, I get it! Over the last couple of months, as I’ve been gearing up to open Exhale Mindfulness Studio, stay on top of running my coaching business, seeing my awesome clients, and getting cracking on planning our wedding, I’ve felt pretty strapped for time. There has been so much work to do and it hasn’t been possible for me to have as much down time as I normally would – so I’ve had to find creative ways to reset and get calm...

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Video: How to heal your relationship with food

For years, I had a really tortured relationship with food and my body. Thinking about what I could and couldn't eat took up SO much of my mental energy. If I ate 'good' food, I was allowed to feel good. If I ate 'bad' food, I quickly descended into self loathing and would obsess over what I'd eat the following to make up for it.

I had no idea what it felt like to have a healthy relationship with food and I actually believed that I never would - I thought I'd always have to use willpower to 'stay on track' with my eating.

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Video: Finding your flow in business and life

Since I started my business, I've had to traverse the steep learning curve that is working for myself. Whether you run your own business, your studying at uni, or your working on projects outside of work, you'll be familiar with how tricky it can be to find your groove and feel like you're consistently staying on top of things!

I've had to let go of the idea that more time = more gets done. I've had to create some serious boundaries around work time and me-time. I've had to learn how to prioritize and break up my time. I've tried head of different approaches and strategies with a curious mind to find a pretty consistent flow in running my business.

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Video: The ultimate habit that will keep you calm, focused and productive

There is something about the last couple of months of the year - all of a sudden schedules get fuller, demands get more urgent and our to-do lists get bigger and more overwhelming.

As a result, we start to get stressed, we stop taking time out for ourselves and start trying to keep more balls in the air that we can possible handle. There is only so long that we can keep going at this hectic pace before the cracks start to show - we need coffee to wake up in the morning and a wine to calm down in the evening, anxiety creeps in, we stop sleeping well, we get frustrated with our partner or kids, we're overly emotional, we get sick, and finally, we totally burn out mentally, emotionally, and physically.

Today I'm sharing with you my ultimate way to avoid taking this express train to burn out city. I'll be sharing with you how I use the old faithful to-do list in a totally new way to stay organised, focused and calm...

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