Coaching

Life is your creation

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I recently wrote a post about working with your future self.  The task was to help you think about life without any of the day to day symptoms that you might feel (anxiety, bored, overwhelmed, stressed out, procrastinating).  Part of the exercise was to start identifying how that future you was different to you today. […]

EFT

Juggling chaos – keeping calm in the storm

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The last week has been fairly chaotic for us and without a doubt has really pushed us with all the various elements that parenting can bring and…. norovirus can bring.  Added in to that was birthdays, back to school for us and my increased working hours.  It ended up that the norovirus timed itself perfectly […]

EFT

Can you name your feelings?

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Last Tuesday I went to see psychotherapist and author Philippa Perry as part of the Edinburgh Book festival. I don’t know if you’ve read her book, “The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and your children will be glad that you did)”?  It’s probably one of the only parenting books I recommend at the […]

EFT

The spectrum of emotions of motherhood

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I’ve been reflecting the last few weeks about how challenging mothering is at times and it’s something that feels like such a taboo to talk about.  There’s no other role that I know of in the world where we are pushed to our limits as much as being mums.  It’s the spectrum of emotions we […]

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Compassion and motherhood – where does your compassion go?

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Who’s your biggest critic?   We are so hard on ourselves. We are our own worst critics. We really like to chastise ourselves whenever we haven’t managed the situation in the way that we wanted to. Every time we have: snapped our children had an outburst with our partners not handled the situation very well […]

EFT

Affirmations – getting them to work for you

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Affirmations are really potent, positive, powerful ways that we can change our lives and our mindset. And I really believe that affirmations are a really helpful way to create change in our lives and create what it is that we want. Affirmations are intention setters, they really can help us to manifest any outcome that […]

EFT

Power up with power naps

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Anyone that knows me, knows how much I love to nap and how essential I feel naps (and sleep) are.  I am so passionate about sleep and encouraging everyone to nap and rest, especially mums. I’m currently running a community group for mums who are feeling overwhelmed, Overcome the Overload. The purpose of that group […]

EFT

Indecision – is this something that affects you?

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Indecision affects so many women, and specifically women who are feeling really overwhelmed and overloaded.  We had an EFT group session last night around indecision, and I wanted to share some of the things that were coming up in that.   We have everyday decisions that we make every day in our life. We have […]

EFT

Are you feeling like this?

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I’ve been working with an increasing number of women feeling really overwhelmed, frazzled and like they’re just not coping. They feel anxious, guilty, fed up, resentful, tired and just generally overloaded. In 2015 I discovered a quick (if not weird looking) tool to help me called EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique – also known as tapping). […]