Oh my effing jebbing…… Since school has returned we have literally been plagued by bug after bug. We should have a big red cross was painted on the door with the words ‘Lord Have Mercy Upon Us’ just like they did when there was the bubonic plague.
A lot of my clients come to me often with the description….I just feel like….
I’m struggling/I’m drowning/I’m shouting too quickly/I’ve got a constant knot in my stomach/I’m anxious/I’m not being very nice to my partner/I could be doing it better/I’m not coping/I’m finding work or family difficult/I’m having intrusive thoughts/I’m unable to sleep/I’m ruled by my to do list/I’m burned out or exhausted….. it goes on….
These are the symptoms of ‘overwhelm’ and the day to day impact of your reaction to your current situation.
This is the work I love to do as it provides you freedom from burn out and anxiety. Life feels much more aligned. You can much better perspective. You can think rationally and clearly. Life is happier, calmer and easier. And within all of that, it returns your energy as you are not so constantly exhausted.
Last week in the membership, it was a week of self compassion. Each day, the members were asked to do a very small task to increase their compassion to themselves. When you are self compassionate, you will see the biggest changes in your life. There is no one in the world who creates such …
How often do you say ‘f*ck it’ and even though you know there’s something you should be doing to help you – you do the complete opposite? This week in the membership, we covered self sabotage as a topic. Here’s some of the ways that the group self sabotages that we discussed over the two …
Why does it cut to the core when you feel someone doesn’t like you? What sparks off those social media battles? Why do you feel uneasy because you’ve potentially upset someone? Or discomfort because you feel like you are bothering someone? Often when we feel like that you can: Lie awake worrying about it Do …
One of my friends the other day asked me if I felt completely consumed by motherhood. And the truth is I don’t. I’ve never been busier. Never had so many kids (I have 4 busy boys). But I don’t feel consumed by motherhood. Yes, I have occasional sh*tty days, days where I just want to …
So here’s the thing.
We are all struggling with the same stuff.
I’ve yet to meet a mum who doesn’t at times feel like the mental load is too much.
I don’t believe we need to be frazzled, exhausted, burned out. I don’t believe that we’re good mums when we’re frazzled. I don’t believe it’s a good thing to demonstrate to our children that it’s normal to be frazzled and exhausted (do you really want your child feeling this way in 30 years time?).