Archive for September, 2009

Bring Back Individuality!

Monday, September 14th, 2009

As mums, we are forever instilling independence into our children and delight in their individuality. As young, single women, it was important to identify our own individuality and we thrived from it. However, as the role of ‘mum’ is adopted, we automatically forget about the things that we personally enjoy and quickly learn to disregard our own individual needs and desires.

When you have young children, life begins to get hectic and daily challenges quickly define your role as The Mum. However, if you continue to be consumed by this single position in life, you will soon start to feel resentful, frustrated and unfulfilled with life. (more…)

Improving ‘Me Time’ Management

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Do you often feel as though you are on an endless treadmill in a life full of work and family related duties, which lacks any time for yourself? It is a very common situation in which to find yourself.

Work might be going well, with a promotion on the horizon, and you’ve got the family routine running perfectly, but when was the last time you took some much-needed time-out?

If your work and family duties seem never ending, it is more than likely that you are not truly fulfilled in life. This is because you haven’t given yourself enough care; instead you have neglected your own needs. (more…)