Category: Being Me

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 …

When you are struggling to simplify life…

Something I read earlier today has really stuck with me … like, REALLY stuck & it’s this simple: *This post contains affiliate links, for more info please click here: It’s a diagram from the first chapter in Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown. I downloaded it onto my …

Mindset Changes I am Making To Be the Best Version of Myself

How I am focussing on changing my mindset; to regaining me … For so long I have struggled with not really knowing who I am anymore – the very title of this blog gives that away and the fact I have designated a whole section to my journey into self-care!  …