Too much to do, so little time . . .

Too much to do, so little time . . .

Ohhhh boy!  I tell you what, the list of things that we “need to do” and “must achieve” is never ending and at times seems to be ever growing. Always “too much to do and not enough time”!  Is that something you can relate to? RESPONSIBILITY Being a carer and parent in modern day society can be beyond challenging.  High level “responsibility” in carrying the health and well-being of others in our hands, the confronting decisions to make and information that we are expected to face daily, ongoing financial and social pressures, the sometimes unattainable standards of expectation of ourselves to perform and add to that the noise of social media can leave us feeling deflated, overwhelmed and simply not good enough. When all we really want to do is provide the best quality care to the ones we love.  Let’s face it, most of us would give our left leg if it meant we could take away the pain, hurt and suffering our loved ones experience. CATCH 22 Many people that I talk to simply don’t see any way out of this “catch 22” situation… No light at the end of the tunnel and no way to change or adjust the pressures of their lives.  The sad fact is that more often than not, something is missed, something or someone comes last and doesn’t get the attention or fuel they need to go on.  So the stressors continue and the stress levels increase and become prolonged. DANGER As humans we release a series of hormones when our body perceives it is in “danger”, these are adrenaline, cortisol and oxytocin.  But when we...