Category: Perfection

Rekindle Your Empty Nest

When listening to Women’s Hour recently a guest speaker said, “I didn’t believe in the term ‘empty nesting’ because unlike humans’, birds refill theirs with more chicks”. When we give birth to our children even though we don’t like it, our children grow up. They develop their independence and leave home to progress with their …

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Help Your Unheard Self Be Heard

How often do you really hear what you’re saying to yourself? Have you ever thought about helping your unheard self be hear? “I can hear myself just fine thank you.  I hear myself all day long chattering away to myself in the background.”   You may be hearing this chatter in the background but are …

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Organising The Chaos Of Stress

Oganising the chaos of stress is a fabulous skill to have but does this come from nature or nurture?  Life can be running along smoothly, everything is under control and your managing life beautifully, organising the little bits of chaos easily one at a time.  Then suddenly, WHAM, something unexpected happens.  But, it’s okay, you’re …

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Emotions

Emotions… …are great to have when you feel in control but can be hard to handle when we aren’t managing them as well as we would have liked. The thing is, emotions let us know what is important to us and triggers our behaviours. As we grow up we build a huge bank of emotions …

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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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Find The Right Combination To Being Your Own Best Friend

Find The Right Combination To Being Your Own Best Friend • 1st February – Friendship Day • 14th February – Valentine’s Day February is the month of friendship and love but how can you find long lasting relationships if you can’t be you own best friend? Relationships are formed in many different ways, for many …

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Happy New Year – Setting The Scene

Happy New Year – Setting The Scene Hopefully by now you have written some of your goals for 2015 and established a real vision for why these goals are so important to you. Excellent! Now we need to set your action plans so that you’re in a really strong position to drive yourself forwards towards …

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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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Stress: Which do you want, the control or to be controlled?

Stress – Which do you want, the control or to be controlled? Stress, distress, anxiety, tension, pressure, we all call it different things but they are all closely related. As a life coach and teacher of Developing Effective Thinking Skills, I listen to people talk about their feelings quite often and the phrases I hear …

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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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