Feeling stressed? It’s part and parcel of life. Here’s an excerpt about stress from my book, The Independent Mum’s Handbook… “Stress is a part of life, and it doesn’t cause us too much trouble until it becomes intense. “Stress can come from many places; even positive situations may cause us to feel a small degree of stress. EveryoneContinue reading “Stress”

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.

All about anxiety

Fear and anxiety are healthy protective emotional reactions to real or imagined threats, however, when you start to experience them in excess they can become maladaptive and cause you a great deal of pain and suffering. They can stop you from reaching your goals and living a fulfilling life. In this and the next twoContinue reading “All about anxiety”

Liquidity, Risk and Diversification

Good morning Mumas, Welcome to this post. This will be the first of a three-part series that hopes to tell you the basics of investing. In this post, you are going to be introduced to the basic characteristics of investing and the names of various investments and their basic features. First, we will look at Liquidity,Continue reading “Liquidity, Risk and Diversification”