Archive for the ‘Family Relationships’ Category

Ditch The Mummy Guilt!

Monday, August 14th, 2017

As we fast approach September and back to school time,, you are probably looking over the past month with fond memories of the time you’ve been able to spend as a family.

By now, for some of you, the mere mention of children activities might be enough to bring you out in hives, after numerous wrestling matches over the remote control or the toy of the hour. Whichever side of the fence you sit, one thing is for sure. You ARE an amazing mum.

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How to Stay Sane During The Summer Holidays

Monday, July 10th, 2017

This month’s Empower touched upon the topic of having a stress free summer. Continuing on from that theme I thought I’d delve a little deeper into once element that can have the biggest impact on keeping stress at bay. Planning.

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Learning To Believe In Yourself

Monday, November 14th, 2016

At one point or another in our lives, we all question whether or not we are good enough, capable enough, skilled enough, rich enough and successful enough! Sometimes these feelings can become overwhelming, which is when self-doubt really takes hold and begins to negatively impact on your actions and ability to enjoy a happy life. When this happens, it is easy to make decisions based on the influences of others, which can be equally damaging. To feel fulfilled, it is important to do what you want and wholly believe in your personal choices so you can achieve your own goals and much more. (more…)

Keep Calm, It’s Only Christmas

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Christmas can be a stressful time, from the build-up and preparations to overstretched financial commitments and family fall outs, but don’t let the pressure of the festive period get to you. Remember to keep calm, it’s only Christmas! (more…)

Give Sibling Rivalry The Heave Ho!

Monday, August 10th, 2015

The summer holidays can be pretty wearing if your children continually bicker and argue with each other. Here are some great ways you can nip sibling rivalry in the bud and reclaim a more peaceful holiday season! (more…)

Raising A Self-Assured Generation

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Praise is great for making everybody feel fabulous when something wonderful happens but it isn’t the only way to instil confidence in children. Here are some simple ways you can help nurture the next generation of self-assured adults. (more…)

The Confident Mum & Confident Child

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

If I ask any mum what they want their child to be, their overriding answer will always be “happy”! It’s what we all want to be and knowing our children are loved, fulfilled and content gives us that warm, fuzzy feeling. Yet when these same mums ponder the question a little longer, greater aspirations come to mind, which all surround the concept of being confident and equipped to conquer whatever the future holds! (more…)

Create A Life You’re Proud To Live

Monday, June 29th, 2015

You know what you’re capable of achieving and how your personal success can impact on all aspects of your life. Be confident in yourself and your own accomplishments. If you are happy with yourself, everyone will know, as your wellbeing is reflected in everything you do. By building on your own triumphs, you can create a life that you’re proud to live and of which your family is happy to belong. (more…)

What Will You Achieve In 2015?

Monday, December 29th, 2014

The New Year marks an exciting opportunity for a fresh start. What will the year hold for you? Will it be the year you realise your lifelong goals, change your outlook or start living life on your terms? (more…)

Reflecting On And Rewarding Your Accomplishments

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Amid all the Christmas chaos and fun festivities, I hope you manage to take some time to truly reflect on all you have achieved during 2014 and celebrate your success. When life becomes one big juggling act, it can be difficult to pause and consider all you achieve on a daily basis. The celebrations at the end of the year give you chance to do just that so grasp the opportunity with open arms! (more…)