How often do you read a self-help book to help build your self confidence and you are left feeling overwhelmed? The self-help book industry was worth £30 million in 2019 yet people are still struggling with mental health challenges, so what is the missing link between self-help literature and the help they claim to provide?Read More
Burnout as a parent can happen quite easily so it’s important to learn how to recognise it. In this article for Smile Magazine, I talk burnout, how to recognise symptoms as a first step to getting your life back onto a stress-free track.Read More
When you think about Life Coaching, it is unusual to think that it can help with Mental Health challenges, but it can. Coaching is not a substitute for counselling. However, it is important to address your traumas through counselling first. Life Coaching can then be an incredible therapy to help you manage your challenges better.Read More
I set up my Life Coaching practice to help people prevent burnout and one area we work on a lot is reflection, in particular how self-reflection can make you happier. This isn’t exclusively for those who over-work, it’s also for those who cannot manage their overthinking. Striving for perfection and trying to do so many things all the time. Mainly to distract from the things that they are unhappy with in their lives.Read More
No one actively goes out to hurt themselves but so many of us do it all the time. Having high expectations of others will end up harming you in the long term. It’s all too easy to hurt ourselves when we think that others are going to behave the way we do.Read More
I had 3 weddings to the same man so on our anniversaries, I get to thinking about love and our relationship and all that marriage/relationship stuff. On one of our anniversaries, I randomly started thinking about my past. Admittedly I opened up a rabbit hole that I usually avoid because it brought up how I had been dating without self-respect all those years.Read More
I’ve had a manic week. Lots to do on the home front, lots of work, lots of friends and family stuff. Sometimes, these weeks appear in my year and I have to take them day by day, take a few hours for me when I can and focus on the finish line. As stressful as this week has been, it has been equally wonderful.
I know it’s easy for me to say “Relax and Enjoy the Process” cos I’m on the other side but don’t forget I wasn’t married when I was 20! I too had a LONG, painful, irritating, depressing process but equally, I had a hell of a lot of fun too.Read More