Anxiety, Asking for help, Bored Kids, Choices, Conflicting Advice, Empowering, Home Schooling, Life challenges, Lockdown, Motivation, planning, Unhelpful Feelings

Top Tips for Parents; Home Schooling and The Lockdown

You adsfYou I'm now into day 6 of being on total lock down in Spain. What does that mean? It means I haven't left the house/garden even though there are listed reasons I could leave i.e. going to buy food or medicines. I've never home schooled and whilst Im used to 11 weeks off in… Continue reading Top Tips for Parents; Home Schooling and The Lockdown

Asking for help, Choices, Decisions, Making a decision, Motivation, Unhelpful Feelings, Unhelpful Thoughts

When your ‘get up and go’ gets up and goes! Top 3 tips for motivation.

Ever felt like your can't be bothered? Last Monday I felt like my get up and go had got up and done a runner! We've all been there, right? Whatever it is your trying to motivate yourself to do, no matter how big or small the task sometimes its hard to self motivate. Even with… Continue reading When your ‘get up and go’ gets up and goes! Top 3 tips for motivation.

Asking for help, Expectations vs Reality, Family Problems, Guilt, It's ok to not be ok, Life challenges, Relationship Issues

Family ISN’T Everything – Controversial I know but hear me out.

How many people do you know spent this Christmas doing exactly what they wanted and with the people they wanted to spend it with? Christmas sometimes highlights an issue that I’m fascinated about. It’s a controversial subject as it challenges a core human value that ‘Family is everything’. We’ve all seen the quotes like this… Continue reading Family ISN’T Everything – Controversial I know but hear me out.

Asking for help, Coaching, Expectations vs Reality, It's ok to not be ok, Life challenges, Unhelpful Feelings, Unhelpful Thoughts

Freedom from Unhelpful Expectations: ‘You SHOULD be happy because you …..’

..... <fill in the blank> I'm genuinely fascinated by how people think and in particular I always want to know more about 'what prevents someone from talking or getting help when they don't feel ok?'. (This feels like that start of a Carrie Bradshaw article!). On World Mental Health Day I posted this lovely little… Continue reading Freedom from Unhelpful Expectations: ‘You SHOULD be happy because you …..’

Asking for help, Change, Choices, Decisions, Life challenges, Making a decision

Do you ever feel like you’ve got no choice or that things are out of your control?- Read this…..

I used the word 'choice' so many times in each of my sessions that I wish I was on some kind of usage commission! A lot of modern day unhelpful feelings manifest from a sense that we have no choice, we feel trapped, out of control, helpless... which leads to anxiety, sadness, fear etc. One… Continue reading Do you ever feel like you’ve got no choice or that things are out of your control?- Read this…..

Asking for help, Grief and Loss, It's ok to not be ok, Unhelpful Thoughts

Overcoming Grief And Loss- ‘A constant knife through the heart’ – Leah’s Story

Not long after Leah lost her wonderful Dad, I moved to Spain- despite being  friends for many years we saw each other infrequently but have an enduring friendship that doesn't need constant contact. Leah was one of the first people to visit me in Spain and we spent the time catching up and having fun.… Continue reading Overcoming Grief And Loss- ‘A constant knife through the heart’ – Leah’s Story

Anxiety, Asking for help, Change, Coaching, Confidence, Empowering, Fear of failing, Making a decision

Give Your Confidence A Massive Boost! 10 Top Tips

Embrace Self-doubt – a strange one to start hey? Self-doubt can be a really helpful early warning sign if handled correct and swiftly. Something doesn’t feel right? Firstly look for fact based evidence to substantiate this one way or the other and then do 1 of two things: If you can substantiate it take action… Continue reading Give Your Confidence A Massive Boost! 10 Top Tips