Coaching

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 […]

Coaching

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 […]

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. […]

Birth

What is failure?

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I’ve been busy back at work over the last week now that the kids are finally back and school and well (whoop whoop) .  There’s a real recurring theme with my clients around failure – and a sense of failure when we haven’t achieved perceived perfection.  We give ourselves such a hard time around failure. […]

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 […]