A change is as good as a rest!

As a child I would hear people use this phrase a lot and I never understood what it meant. How could changing what you were doing be the same as resting? More importantly, why would anyone want to rest?

As an adult I soon realised the importance of rest, particularly after my acromegaly diagnosis. I started to prioritise self care in a way that I never had before. For the last 15 years I have had to use my…



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Kate Beddow

Words have power. Writer, coach, therapist and speaker. I work with women to create calmer, happier lives.