Category: Organisation

Only One Week Till Christmas

Only a week till Christmas and I hope you’ve nearly finalised all your arrangements. We can plan, prepare and think we have everything in place ready for a great season of good will to all men. I just wanted to share something with you. I am like any other Mother, looking forward to having my …

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The Breathing Secret

Breathing? What’s so secret about that, you might be thinking, I do it automatically? Yes, we do, and as you know, our breathing alters when we’re asleep and during exercise.  Our breathing also alters when we are anxious, frightened, excited and during periods of concentration. At the end of an intense concentration period we will feel …

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Quick Fix Holidays To Beat The Stress

How many times have you been tempted to book a holiday because you’re feeling ‘so stressed’? We all need a break, a chance to put ourselves in a different environment, unwind, relax, have fun, and see new and exciting things.  We are all guilty of the quick fix holiday from time to time but what …

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Hip Hip Hooray For The Holidays – Or Is It?

Hip Hip Hooray For The Holidays – Or Is It? The main holiday season is upon us, the kids run out of school on the last day of the school year, hip hip hooray for the holidays, with the majority of the population spending approximately 50% of their time longingly wishing their life away from …

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Beat The Festive Stress

Beat The Festive Stress

Most of you by now will be well on the way to arranging your Christmas celebrations. Christmas work parties, cards, budgeting for presents, food and don’t forget the arrangements with who you’re going to spend the Christmas period with and for how long. This ongoing juggling of making the time to do the buying, the …

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Are There Really Shops in Scotland?

Are There Really Shops in Scotland?   Thank goodness the weather is getting warmer and the holidays are getting closer.  On the run up to a week in Scotland I have already started stocking up the necessary supplies to keep us going.  My No.1 Husband has already started stating “All you’re going to be doing …

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Not Chicken Curry Again Tonight Mum!

Not Chicken Curry Again Tonight Mum! In our house the cooking is shared between myself and Mr Hoff.  We never actually sat down and decided that this was going to happen but things just changed in our lives, which meant re-adjustments and adaption to new routines.  So, Mr Hoff started cooking Monday to Thursday and …

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My Thoughts onTrust

My Thoughts on Trust I haven’t really thought too much about the meaning of trust until it came up in a class I was teaching recently.  Some of the learners where stating: “You can’t trust anyone.” “They will bleed you dry of your ideas, then use them for themselves.” “They don’t really want to help …

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Top 10 Tips on How to Survive the Uni. Tour With Your Daughter.

Top 10 Tips on How to Survive the Uni. Tour With Your Daughter.   Forget the tennis, golf or Tour de France, touring the Universities ready for your daughter’s UCAS application can be far more gruelling and stressful.  You will have already waded through a metre high pile of prospectuses,  played your part in destroying …

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Unwanted Baggage.

Unwanted Baggage. There is good and bad baggage and we are all going to have different ways of looking at it.  For me, great baggage is equal to great memories, fun times, holidays, great feelings of calmness, love, happiness, and contentment but also some feelings of sadness of people or things now missing from my …

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