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006 Direction: A winning tactic is to just do it

006 Direction: A winning tactic is to just do it

Trying to find direction after a cardiac event.  I discuss how to be able to take action on your unique path of life you need to have direction and focus. When our life changes it can feel uncertain and we feel vulnerable. By having direction and taking action we are able to develop and grow so that we can enjoy the feeling of accomplishment. Sometimes we know what and where we want to go but then we get stuck and never move forward. In this episode, you’ll find out what really…

004 Purpose: A to-day list rather than a to-do list

004 Purpose: A to-day list rather than a to-do list

Having purpose when living with a heart condition.  Today I chat about purpose. I’ll talk about what it means when living after a cardiac event. I will explain that it isn’t what you achieve but the feelings that you experience on the journey. As your body releases its natural feel-good chemical, dopamine. That it’s not always the big things that make the difference. When recovering from a heart attack or cardiac event it’s the little baby steps that matter. Helping you overcome the ‘what’s the point’ thoughts so you feel purposeful.…

000 Introduction: Sallie Crawley, what’s she all about?

000 Introduction: Sallie Crawley, what’s she all about?

In my trailer episode, I introduce myself, who I am, what I do and my experience. I chat about how my podcast can help you if you have had a heart attack, cardiac arrest or live with a heart condition. I explain how emotional rehabilitation is crucial for our recovery, that it should sit alongside and intertwined through the NHS provision of physical rehabilitation. You’ll find out why I decided to create this podcast when you can listen to it and broadly what the future episodes will be about. You’ll…

6 Weeks 2 Sleep Easy Workshop – Improve your sleep

Sleeping Easy

Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together Thomas Dekker This online workshop is for you if you want to change and improve your sleep pattern. You will explore, learn and make simple changes to your sleep habits. It’s for you if you just want to sleep easy and dream deep. You can have more energy and less fatigue. Let’s improve your sleep! Join others just like you who want to improve their sleep. Everyone will have a similar experience of sleep problems and really want…

Rules for Being Human after a Cardiac Event

KNow the rules

I needed to find acceptance for the rules for being human It was in 2016 that I realised that this would be the first step of my recovery from a heart attack and breast cancer. I realised that I needed to accept and understand the differences in my life. To learn my new rules for being human and my new existence as a warrior of life. I found the following rules for being human to inspirational and help me to accept and come to terms with how I was feeling…

You can feel fine after a heart attack

Young boy meditating in a field.

In my last post on this subject, I focussed on how you can help yourself with your emotional rehabilitation and at the same time be helping others to feel good too. Now it is all about you, yes really. You can feel fine after a heart attack. After a cardiac event, you may feel like you’ll never feel fine again. It’s not the case, you just need a little time, cardiac rehabilitation for the body and the mind.  It’s time to share with you activities to calm your mind, care…

Colour me healthy and happy

Colour swatch for Sallie Crawley

Have you noticed that sometimes you get compliments and you’re not sure why? It can often be when you are wearing something you have had in the wardrobe for years. I hear myself saying ‘what this old thing’. Self-care was never high on my agenda I had been feeling down in the dumps and pretty fed up when I received an opportunity to have some self-care. Having ‘me’ time is really important for our well-being and feeling like we have our ‘new normal’. Sometimes you might worry that you are…