Archive for the ‘Life Balance’ Category

Clear Your Mind: Prioritise And Give Yourself Permission To Let Go!

Monday, February 26th, 2018

The world can sometimes be a place of organised chaos, which can make us feel out of control at times. The good news however, is that we all have the power to be in control of ourselves. We don’t have to act in a reactive way if we are proactive in deciding how we will deal with situations before they arise. On a day-to-day basis, this helps us operate with a clear mind as we have clearly laid out priorities and can let go of the things that are holding us back and replace them with the things that will help us move forward in a the direction of our choosing.


Clear Your Space: Chaos or Calm, Which Saves The Most Time?

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Time; It’s one thing we never seem to have enough of, especially whilst we juggle the priorities of family, work, housework, relationships and self care. Often, it’s difficult to know the best way to make use of the time we do have, flitting between racing through our to-do list at a hundred miles an hour or slowing down to just breathe – still worrying about the million and one things we should be doing. What’s for the best? Embracing the chaos or spend all of our time getting things in order?


Empower is 100 Today! Here’s Our Thank you To You.

Monday, January 1st, 2018


Happy New Year!

Today is a special day for numerous reasons, the start of a new year, a chance to start with a clean slate and Empower, our monthly newsletter has been published for the 100th time. Today our 100th Anniversary edition was sent out and we thought a celebration was called for. When this journey started, the newsletter was sent out quarterly but has been of benefit to our Empower community of mums and mumpreneurs for nine years, providing advice, inspiration and support helping them overcome the daily challenges mums face.

For all the advice and support we have shared over the years the biggest testimony to us reaching this milestone is you! We couldn’t have done it without your support, engagement or feedback over the past nine years.


How Do You Organise Your Time Efficiently To Ensure You Enjoy Your Ideal Christmas!

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Christmas is fast approaching. A time of excitement for most, it can invoke a feeling of stress. The expectations we place on ourselves to have the ‘perfect’ Christmas, whether that is doing the cooking or trying to keep everyone happy. Whether we celebrate Christmas or not, it is the one day of the year everything pretty much grinds to a halt and forces us to slow down and gives us the opportunity to spend time with loved ones.


Your Time: Create A Life You Love!

Monday, August 28th, 2017

The theme for August has been one of simplicity. In my last blog I talked about the importance of ditching ‘Mummy Guilt’; something most of us feel at some point in our parenting journey. Today I want to talk about making time for yourself to create a life you love. When we aren’t wracked by guilt, worrying about what we’re doing wrong, it’s far easier to credit ourselves for what you are doing well.


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.


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.


Get Set For A Successful 2017!

Monday, December 26th, 2016

I hope you have enjoyed a fantastically festive period and are now looking ahead at a new, exciting year full of optimism and potential! Do you want to make a change to the way you live your life in 2017? How do you want it to be different? (more…)

What Set You Back In 2016?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

At the start of every year many people attempt to make good resolutions that will help them achieve specific, longed for goals. Yet as the year progresses, other aspects of life get in the way. Often we can blame our workload and the children’s ever increasing activities; things that are time driven and cannot simply be ignored or set aside for another time. Yet amidst the chaos of family life, there are ways you can prioritise your needs and successfully accomplish your goals. So, will 2017 be the year you make it happen? (more…)

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…)