Tag Archives: parenthood

Beliefs run deep

Have you ever wondered why you believe the things you believe? Who told you that was so? Parents, grand-parents, or perhaps a teacher or role model in your life? Our beliefs have the ability to shape us and influence many of the choices we make, and yet often we can’t remember why we believe the […]

How to say “No” effectively

Never say No! Last night I went to an interesting evening on “How to say No! Effectively” organised by my daughters pre-school and hosted by a couple of psychologists. A group of c. 30 mums, most looking tired and harassed, 3 lone fathers, and one couple, gathered in the hope of finding the magic cure […]

An introduction to family coaching

For many, surviving the pitfalls of Christmas with the family can be one of the most stressful moments of the year. All the anticipation and build-up can easily end in spats and arguments as family overload kicks in. So here we are in January with another year ahead of us, and time to reflect on […]

Reconciling your old life with the new: how to keep the lifestyle going

  Almost every morning I have an internal battle. In my old life, I would get out of bed at 6am to go running, sometimes with a friend but mostly alone, training for a race by clocking mile after mile as the sun came up (yes, I’ll admit right away to being one of those […]