Category: Being Me

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 …

How to Have a Stress-Free Christmas

Last year I Reclaimed Christmas.  I banished the stress. And we had the most imperfectly perfect, magical, Stress-Free Christmas.  This year I can’t wait to do the same! Fancy reclaiming yours too? How does a Stress-Free Christmas Sound? Maybe you are already feeling the stress building? Here’s how I banished …

My Unexpected Guilty Secret of Being Mummy

I never fully appreciated that part of motherhood is also grieving the identity I had pre-Being Mummy. A concept I struggled to voice and in all honesty I am still wrestling with the guilt about. Because I truly love Being Mummy. But sometimes I just miss Being Me. I find …

Can a Night Owl REALLY become an Early Bird?!

How to be a Morning Person – When You’re Anything But! You know you should get up … but you can’t. Every cell in your body is begging you to stay in bed … it’s so warm and snug and you are still so damn tired! … and yet it …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Aligning values and goals to achieve mindful harmony

Conflict of any kind is difficult, we all understand that.  Conflict in your mind is really difficult and at times hard to recognise.  After my recent episode of depression, I have worked hard to understand what triggered these feelings, so I can work to negate them in the future.  My …

Stage 1 Strategies to Prevent Depression Relapse

I’ll admit being diagnosed with severe depression and anxiety was initially scary.  I can see now it was actually really positive.  To hear someone say I needed help and was in the right place lifted a huge burden off my shoulders.  Only then, sat in the Dr’s surgery, did I …