Posts Tagged ‘Self Care’

Self-Worth: How To Value Yourself!

Monday, May 15th, 2017

This month’s newsletter explored self-worth and how for each of us, it ties in with what we believe about ourselves. It can feel as if our belief and values are fixed. In many instances the values we grow up with and are instilled in us, usually from our parents and teachers, are one we take with us through life. They help us navigate the world and give us a sense of ‘knowing’ and belonging. They don’t change much, if at all and they are just what we believe. (more…)

Are You Worth It?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Knowing your self-worth is priceless. How you see yourself when you look in the mirror is a true reflection of who you are. You want to see a confident, capable person, ready to face the world and tackle anything and everything that’s thrown at you. But does anyone see that when they look in the mirror? And if they do, are they kidding themselves? (more…)

Skip Self-Care At Your Peril!

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Self-care by definition is all about you. It’s not selfish to put yourself first. In fact, in some scenarios, it provides a positive advantage. Think about the many ways you endlessly prioritise your children ahead of you and forget about your own needs in the bargain. It may have become second nature to ignore your own needs, but remember: you skip on your self-care at your peril. (more…)

Keeping On At Christmas

Monday, November 9th, 2015

The preparations for Christmas coupled with additional social events and late nights can leave mums feeling worn out. Early planning can help reduce the stress levels during the festive period, but mums also need to be sure they make time for themselves and their wellbeing to avoid feeling run down over Christmas. (more…)

Banish Burnout For Good

Monday, May 11th, 2015

We’ve all been there. You’re doing too much, things are getting on top of you, there’s no end in sight and your life seems to be an endless merry-go-round of activities, car journeys, meals and sleep. Where will it all end? You’re burning up your energy, your emotional reserves and not allowing yourself some respite to recharge your batteries. Here are some thoughts on buffering against a burnout. (more…)

Make Time And Take Time For Self-Care

Monday, May 12th, 2014

The lives of most modern mums tend to revolve around the needs of their children. Although being a mum is a highly rewarding role, it brings with it plenty of sleep deprivation, worry and stress. If you are leading a busy family life, your health and wellbeing will inevitably have an impact on what you are able to do for your children. If you are feeling overwhelmed, unappreciated and exhausted, making time for self-care can help to re-energise you and re-awaken your lust for life. (more…)

Confidence For Life!

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Mums’ Struggles Made Simple [MSMS]

Thank you so much to those mums who took part in my Confidence For Life survey throughout April. As promised, following on from the solutions I provided to the first half of the survey on my blog in May, I will now share with you the range of results, challenges and situations you are experiencing along with some tips and solutions for the remaining survey questions, which will enable you to welcome confidence, balance and joy into your life once and for all! (more…)

Is Your Low Self-Esteem Affecting Your Family Life?

Monday, June 11th, 2012
  • Does constant juggling of everyday tasks cause you to feel anxious?
  • Do you find it difficult to make decisions?
  • Do you continually wonder what others think of you and your actions?
  • Do negative thoughts encroach on your everyday life?
  • Are you struggling to find balance in your life? (more…)

Making Time For You.

Monday, May 28th, 2012

When life is already hectic and your diary seems to be bursting with things to do and places to be, finding time for yourself may seem challenging! Yet, it is vital you start making time for yourself before your health and well-being starts to seriously suffer. (more…)

Confidence For Life!

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Mums’ Struggles Made Simple [MSMS]

Thank you so much to those mums who took part in my Confidence For Life survey throughout April. A range of answers were returned, demonstrating the range of perspectives, challenges and situations we all collectively experience. I will now respond to your answers and share some solutions to the first half of the survey to enable you to welcome confidence, balance and joy into your life once and for all! (more…)