Image credit Ian Schneider It’s the start of December and I’m already hearing people talk about New Years Resolutions! Many of us feel the pressure (and the possibility) of a New Year approaching and pick something we want to change in our lives. We announce it to the world and, ready or not, off we… Continue reading Making New Years Resolutions? Here’s why you shouldn’t bother.
Sometimes this superwoman (or superman) role is just too much. Sometimes we have had enough of being the answer to it all. What are we having for dinner? What time is the birthday party? How many days till Christmas? Where are my jandels? Sometimes, we just want to hop in the car and leave. Even… Continue reading Superpowers for the overwhelmed parent
So today is my first day of 'freedom'. Yesterday I finished my full-time job to become a full-time mum and writer, and/or WHATEVER THE HECK I WANT TO BE! #theskyisthelimit It's been long anticipated - i gave my notice 8 weeks ago. But it's finally here. I've been so excited. But the last few days,… Continue reading Day 1 of freedom!
If you are struggling with slowing down there’s something that might be missing from your schedule. It’s called – ‘nothing’. By adding nothing into your day I guarantee you will feel more relaxed, less anxious, and you will be more productive. I am a type A personality, a perfectionist, with an unhealthy habit of making… Continue reading Why you should add ‘nothing’ into your schedule
When someone says “how are you”, what’s your typical response? I’m going to guess it’s usually one of these two… “Good” or “Busy”. I’m also going to guess that when we say ‘good’, we don’t genuinely mean it lots of the time. The word slips out of our mouth, more of a reflex than a… Continue reading Is ‘busy’ the new ‘good’?
When I filled out the application two and half years ago it was my dream job. And, it was in my home town, (meaning it was a needle in a haystack). An opportunity that was unlikely to present itself again in the near future. At the time I applied for the job I wasn’t looking for… Continue reading Why i gave up my dream job
As parents, we frequently talk about (and take pride in), the fact that parenting is the hardest job in the world. However, so many of us take the daily grind of this vocation for granted. We don’t take regular breaks and consequently wind up feeling exhausted, neglected, and resentful. Sure, our parenting job is also… Continue reading Parents need sabbaticals too