For many working parents, time alone is a rare experience, it is often associated with a special treat of snatched time when everyone else is momentarily taken care of and you can put your feet up for five minutes. However, even if the opportunity rarely presents itself, learning to relax and enjoy your own company
Self-belief is one to the most powerful personal development tools we possess. Yet it can be an elusive beast and tricky to hold onto when life gets tough and it seems like the world is against you. When I was growing up my Mum had various motivational and positive mantras pinned up on the fridge.
Being pregnant comes with strings attached if we want to protect our own and our baby’s health. We need to avoid risks that may contribute to complicating or risking a pregnancy and keep as healthy as we can. We are often offered ‘good advice’ and ‘old wives tales’ but there are things that you need
When you’re not ready to start a family it can be easy to presume that getting pregnant is easy. You panic about failed contraception and know at least one person who conceived ‘by accident’. However, all too often when people start trying to conceive, they realise that it isn’t always that simple. Even when having
We all know the expression ‘good vibes’ even if we’re not old enough to remember the Beach Boys song in the 70’s! Both this phrase and the expression ‘raising your vibration’ are simple ways or reminding us that despite appearances, we are not solid and fixed physical creatures, we are in fact fluid, energetic and
Hands up those of us that have a secret or not so secret control freak aspect to their personality?! The reality is that this is a very common human characteristic; one that pops out for many of us during times of stress and strain and one that, left unchecked, can cause difficulties in family and