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10 Ways mum guilt impacts you…. And what to do about it….

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I’ve yet to meet a mum who doesn’t feel guilty about something or other. Guilt is a normal part of the emotional rollercoaster of motherhood. The impact of mum guilt is massive and is one of the reasons we feel so overwhelmed. Here’s 10 ways that mum guilt can impact you: Stops you fulfilling your […]

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7 Steps to Working with Mum Guilt

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I asked my mums recently how many of them felt guilty about the amount of times their kids had been on electronics over lockdown.  All of them felt guilty – 100%.   Guilt can be such a good stick to beat ourselves with and stop us from implementing changes that actually make a difference to […]

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How to manage when you have no patience?

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As a human and mother, I’ve found it interesting how some days I can completely manage a complete sh*t show of terrible behaviour and other days a tiny thing can set me off.  Some days my patience is endless limit and other days, even the hint of a whine can set me off on a […]

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What causes nervous system dis-regulation?

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Our bodies exist in three nervous states.   The parasympathetic, sympathetic and parasympathetic withdrawal (rarely discussed).     Parasympathetic (Zone of tolerance) Sympathetic (Hyper-arousal/high alert) Parasympathetic Withdrawal (Hypo-arousal/flop) Known as the ‘rest and digest’ Calm and relaxed Breathing easily Body feels relaxed Able to communicate Process information easily Able to tune into environment Feels good […]

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The irony of ‘I don’t have enough time’

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When I ask people what is the biggest barrier to overcoming overwhelm?  Is it money, you don’t know how, you don’t have the tools, you don’t have the time or something else…. Almost every single person says… I don’t have time. Time or lack of time IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST ISSUES WE ARE COMPETING WITH […]