Asking for help, crying, It's ok to not be ok

Why I Love and Encourage Crying

The other day I allowed myself a full on ugly cry. A good friend messaged me with a generic ‘hey, how are you?’ and I hit the call button knowing what was coming and actually craving the release. Some words were spilling out as I tried to make sense of how I felt. I had… Continue reading Why I Love and Encourage Crying

Choices, Coaching, communication, Decisions, Empowering, Family Problems, Making a decision, Parenting, Questioning

The Most Empowering Way To Talk To Your Kids- Questions, questions, questions….

My friends and family have been telling me for ages I should blog about this topic... what better time to do it when most people are spending a lot more time at home with their families. Firstly let's look at some facts (I like facts!). Most people don't like being told what to do, I… Continue reading The Most Empowering Way To Talk To Your Kids- Questions, questions, questions….

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 …..’