I was doing too much, then this happened…

I was doing too much, then this happened…

So much to do We often grow up thinking that life has a certain schedule ahead. Get a job. Get married. Have kids. But the pressure seems to be on Mums to be everything all at once! Be the housewife, take care of the kids, sort out all those ‘little’ things that Mums...
Your husband is a what?!

Your husband is a what?!

Many people grow up and stay in the place they were born, marrying people from their home town. There’s nothing wrong with that. Being proud of where you’re from and dedicated to your hometown is something I admire. The first time we met That’s not the path I took...
Happy World Kindness Day!

Happy World Kindness Day!

What acts of kindness have you done this week? Being kind doesn’t have to be a big generous gesture. Often it’s the smallest acts of kindness that have the biggest impact. Think back to a time when you’ve been feeling fed up, or low, then a stranger has paid you a...
Fireworks! Live in the moment

Fireworks! Live in the moment

Today is the second day of the second lockdown in England. It’s also the night after Bonfire night. At this time of year, usually, my anxiety rockets! Being a working Mum is tough at the best of times – it’s usually (but not always – don’t want to upset any Dads!)...
Positive feedback boosts confidence in the workplace

Positive feedback boosts confidence in the workplace

Positive feedback – especially right now! With the current Covid-19 lockdown situation having a negative impact on mental health in general, it’s important to feel valued at work. Positive feedback boosts employee confidence in themselves. This means staff...
Personality profiling for self reflection

Personality profiling for self reflection

What makes us unique?                   Today I’m learning all about DISC profiling. I’ve done many personality type questionnaires in the past – I find it all quite fascinating! By the way, if...
My vision for a better future

My vision for a better future

What’s your vision for the future? When I was made redundant, I found myself a life coach. His niche is in discovering your ideal career. Through a structured three months, we worked on my values, limiting beliefs and what my ideal vision for the future is. ‘A...
Procrastination…putting off what must be done

Procrastination…putting off what must be done

When I packed up my office to prepare for closure in October 2019, I brought home 12 bags full of all the work, certificates and notes I’d taken in the last 15 years. I put them in the spare room and thought I might work on emptying them in the next few weeks....