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Resolving conflicts with your inner self

By |2021-01-18T07:42:15+00:0018th January 2021|Blog Post, Uncategorized|

Listening to our inner self is unique to the individual but, answer this if you can, what voice do you hear most often, that positive, compassionate and nurturing one (when we are our own best friend) or that negative, pessimistic and corrosive one (the bully that resides in all of us)? This conflict with our [...]

Your 2021 Guide to Positive Affirmations

By |2020-12-17T12:39:21+00:0017th December 2020|Blog Post, Uncategorized|

This month we will consider the power of affirmations. As a solution focused practitioner, I am committed to helping people identify the solutions that are right for them, providing a safe, nurturing and non-judgemental package of support to improved wellbeing, so I am an advocate of positive thought. Why use positive affirmations? Often people will [...]

Taking things in your stride

By |2020-11-20T09:52:14+00:0019th November 2020|Blog Post, Uncategorized|

In 1983, Mathew Wilder, so eloquently said, ‘Ain’t nobody going to break-a my stride’. This statement epitomises those people around us whom appear to ‘take everything in their stride’. Often these people will maintain a positive outlook on life and an obvious resilience that flies in the face of the constant flux that has come [...]

How would you rank your Emotional Intelligence?

By |2020-11-19T10:32:04+00:0019th November 2020|Blog Post, Uncategorized|

In this blog I will be introducing the concept of Emotional Intelligence (EQ), what it is to be emotionally intelligent and the difference this will have on our own lives and the people that matter to us. There is an established societal value of IQ, a person’s reasoning ability.  However, as important is a person’s [...]

You are Braver than you Believe

By |2020-10-27T13:48:20+00:0027th October 2020|Blog Post, Uncategorized|

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think” A A Milne Do you ever find yourself talking in a critical way to yourself? Such as “if only I had…”, “why on earth can’t I seem to ….”, ”how could I be so stupid…again…”. “I’m not confident enough to [...]

The Rhythm of Life is A Powerful Beat

By |2020-10-19T12:26:53+01:0019th October 2020|Blog Post, Uncategorized|

There is a cycle to, or as Sammy Davies Jr put it a ‘Rhythm of life’ but, all too often that ‘rhythm’ can cause us to repeat patterns of negative, emotional behaviour(s) that fuse concepts and beliefs that, in turn, cause many to ‘feel’ overwhelmed, disillusioned with an increased sense of foreboding. The Seasons provide [...]

Teen Parental Survival 101 – Acknowledge, Accept, Take Action

By |2020-09-15T21:12:46+01:0015th September 2020|Uncategorized|

We are all having to cope with a lot in a COVID19 world and if you’re a parent or carer of a teen you will undoubtedly have more on your plate than ever! This months blog will focus on providing some knowledge and insight for the all important ‘tool box’ when it comes to coping, [...]

Moving past mental fog into the sunshine of action and clarity!

By |2020-09-15T21:13:58+01:0014th August 2020|Uncategorized|

When driving in fog it is advisable to put your fog lights on but, it is my experience, all too many of us forget.  We struggle on regardless despite the simple fact that driving would be easier and our lives, and that of others, would be safer if we’d just turn those fog lights on. [...]

Surviving and thriving in life after lockdown

By |2021-03-13T07:37:56+00:009th August 2020|Blog Post|

It cannot go unnoticed that the lockdown measures designed to limit the spread of CoVID-19 had a significant effect on most families; my own family included. Surviving and even thriving in life after lockdown can be challenging but it's certainly possible. Some have been positive. For many families these measures created opportunities to spend more [...]

How ‘WOOP’ can turn your wishes into real success

By |2020-06-11T16:41:56+01:0011th June 2020|Blog Post|

Wishes are a powerful adjective that permeates our thoughts, language and desire. We ‘wish’ for things that are often fanciful, aspirational and beyond our control.  But what if we could use the emotive power of a wish to focus on what we CAN do? This month I want to provide you with a tangible, practical [...]