My passion for health and wellness started about 11 years ago. At 18, my plan was to study business management and run my own company someday. But during the last year of high school I got mono and, mixed with the huge amounts of stress and anxiety I was dealing with at the time, and not taking the time to care for myself and rest, it led me to burn out. I remember lying on the couch trying to build up enough energy to fetch myself a glass of water. In that moment, I made a decision to radically change the way I was living my life because; without your health, nothing else matters. So I ditched business school and enrolled in a very “alternative” school where the focus was self-development, wellness and spirituality. There I spent a year learning acupressure, yoga, meditation, massage and nutrition. I found my balance and my body healed. I was hooked.
I went on to do a bachelors in Acupuncture (Traditional Chinese Medicine) and spent the next 6 years treating patients while working along side chiropractors, osteopaths, physiotherapists and nutritionists. Continuously deepening my understanding of health and wellness, and prioritising caring for my mind and body.
When I was blessed with having my son almost three years ago, I'm the first to admit that I lost my balance. I was so obsessed with doing everything right, pouring all my time, energy and love into caring for this beautiful little baby, that I completely neglected to also care for myself. Mixed with some serious sleep deprivation and baby colic, I quickly began to feel exhausted, frustrated, irritable, anxious and overwhelmed. Life felt chaotic and I desperately needed to find my balance again...
So I went back to the practices I knew would help me and started to prioritise moments out of my day to care for myself. I also became a yoga instructor to deepen my understanding of yoga and meditation, read tons of new books and took any course I could get my hands on to further my self-development.
I knew I wasn't alone in this and felt a calling to share my knowledge and help others. With a love for being creative, a desire to run my own business and a passion for health and wellness, I in may 2018 decided to leave my 9-5 job to start my blog Mama Go Me-Time and online coaching.
My mission is to inspire, motivate and help mama's to prioritise moments of me-time throughout their day, to love and care for themselves. I believe that happy mamas make for happy families and when we take some time to ourselves to tune-in, relax, nourish and nurture ourselves, we can feel relaxed, present and happy, and have more to give back to those we love. It's like Lisa Nichols says; “Fill your cup until it overflows, then serve the world from your saucer. That way you’ll never run out”.
Im British with a Spanish last name, living in Norway with my husband Christoffer, our son Matheo and our little dog Bali. My idea of the perfect me-time is taking a long bath, doing my yoga and meditation, spending time on the beach and being creative. My days are filled with coaching and creating inspirational content, spending time with my family and friends, and of course taking some me-time.
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