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24 Sep 2020 | Self-Care - Single Life - Solo Living - Women's Wellbeing
13 Sep 2020 | Self-Care - Women's Wellbeing
Last Friday, desperate for some physical human connection, I took a risk and went for a massage.
Pre COVID, semi-regular massages were part of my self-care routine.
I don't go to the beauty salon, I find the massages there a tad superficial. I seek out female masseuses who've studied the human body extensively and understand the mind-body connection.
I like a deep-tissue massage, often accompanied by alternative therapies such as Ayurveda or Aromatherapy. I've tried many alternative therapies over the years. If I hear of something new, I'll give it a go. I'm fascinated with the 'why' of things - how does it work, and why does it work? What can it offer me? So far I've experienced:
- Cranial Sacral Therapy
- Yoga Therapy
Medicine for the mind, body and soul
Alternative therapies aren't a replacement for Western medicine but can be useful for minor or chronic elements - things you wouldn't necessarily see the doctor about, alongside holistic wellbeing.
So I'm for alternative therapies in a big way. That said, I've had some poor experiences over the years, admittedly mainly in other parts of the world, but not always.
When you go to see a ...
6 Sep 2020 | Self-Care - Women's Wellbeing
7 Jul 2020 | Healthy Mind - Self-Care - Women's Wellbeing
24 May 2020 | Womanhood - Women's Wellbeing
10 May 2020 | Love & Friendship - Single Life - Solo Living - Women's Wellbeing
Are you single and feeling stuck? If you are, it's a feeling I know well.
My solo life is excellent now, but it hasn't always been.
Every woman has a back story, how they got to where they are now, from where they used to be. I'm no different. But as the years add up, the story of who I used to be, the old Hannah, gets further from my mind.
Sometimes I think: Was it even me?
But yes, it was me.
Personal stories are complicated and messy and don't always have a set beginning or end, so it can be hard to remember just exactly what happened when.
What I do know is that I did not start looking at my life through an honest lens, or asking the harder questions about the choices I'd made, until I was single.
In my post: After A Decade Of Living As A Single Woman This Is What I've Learned, I say that I enjoy being single. Additionally: I wouldn't be where I am today if I hadn't been single for a significant amount of time.
It's *because* I'm single that my life is so great ...