Author: Ali

How to Keep Calm in the Christmas Chaos:

This post is for you if you find yourself missing the magic of Christmas because you end up stressed out and fed up despite your best laid plans. We all know Christmas is (should be) a magical time of year but there is so much to do, keep track of …

6 Steps to Positivity: How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Do you ever feel like some days bad news just keeps on coming? That you are absorbing hit after hit after hit and nothing is going your way? Wouldn’t it be great if we could just flick a switch and stop those days in their tracks? Or better still turn …

Dear Body …

***Warning – this post may contain Too Much Information! It turns out I am an oversharer!*** Do you struggle with your body image when pregnant? Maybe you have lost the love for your body since having baby? Do you get caught up in flaws, imperfections and quirks? If this is …

Top 5 Small Actions to lead a happier, healthier Life

Changing my perspective on challenging times has helped me set new goals, habits, and priorities for the year ahead.  I am genuinely more excited about what 2019 can bring than I can remember … and it’s my last year in my 30’s … so why not pick this as the …

9 Tips to Avoiding Procrastination

It’s all too easy to have so much “stuff” going on when we are busy with the little things and procrastinate on the “big things”. Often these “big things” are the ones that are going to make the real difference to our lives. They needn’t be big in and off …

The Ultimate Laundry Hack

What if I said you would NEVER have to Sort your Laundry Basket into Washing Loads Again? This is one of my all time favourite hacks – it has meant instead of drowning in piles of washing and constantly having to empty the whole basket to separate the washing we …

Valuing yourself to give your children self belief.

I absolutely believe one of the greatest gift we can give our children is the power of positive thinking.  But are we falling into the trap of letting our children down by praising and encouraging THEM but putting ourselves down?  We need to value ourselves to effectively model and teach …

Parenting Style & The Tough Days

What is my parenting style?? Do I have one? – I suppose we all do – but do I fit in a “box”?  I got to ruminating on this today – as I was sat cuddling my poorly girl – allowing her to eat rubbish on my lap and be …