What have you bought for you?

Hey, Muma’s!  Are you stressed about Christmas? Are you frustrated with making news years resolutions you don’t keep? Do you want to create a plan so you can pursue and fulfil your personal goals? I am not sure if you have heard but today is Cyber Monday.

How did you manage life whilst pregnant with your first child?

The transition from being a single woman to a mother can be a tricky road to travel. You need to navigate a changing body, new relationships in work and your private life and get ready for the most significant change of your life – being responsible for a new person. As a new mum, youContinue reading “How did you manage life whilst pregnant with your first child?”

MONEY MINDSET

In my last blog, we spoke about goals, We looked at setting goals and creating an action plan to achieve your dreams. Let’s work on the premise that you have your goal and plan to achieve it.  Now let’s think about all the roadblocks that could get in the way of achieving your goal. ItContinue reading “MONEY MINDSET”

G-O-A-L-S

Hey Ladies, It’s the first of the month, and it’s got me thinking about goals. Over the past few weeks, in addition to working with you guys, writing the blog, writing the thesis to my PhD, creating new content for the podcast and taking care of the family, I have been thinking about goals. ItContinue reading “G-O-A-L-S”

Overcoming Anxiety

In the initial post on anxiety, we looked at the signs, symptoms and different types of anxiety. In this blog, we will look at measuring and treating anxiety. We will use Amelia’s anxiety about returning to work after being on maternity leave as an example.

Appraisals, behaviours and stress

Hello, We are now in blog three of our series on stress. In this post, we are going to dig deep and explore the effects of stress on how we think (cognition), emotions and behaviours. And how our behaviours, and thoughts impact our stress levels.  Cognitions  When we talk about stress and thoughts we areContinue reading “Appraisals, behaviours and stress”

Food and emotions

Have you seen the show Motherland on the BBC? I watched it recently on Iplayer. Although my children are pretty big now  (I have a daughter who recently turned 13 and a son of 14) the episode about the children’s parties resonated with me. They are such bittersweet affairs. Whether you are hosting or attending,Continue reading “Food and emotions”

Getting ready to make a change?

  The Theory of Reasoned Action Rita Mae Brown’s fictional character, Jane Fulton, once said “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” Changing our behaviour can be difficult, but it’s the strongest predictor of getting a different result. I know I have the habit of buying a drinkContinue reading “Getting ready to make a change?”