Realising Your True Potential

Its been 6 years since I lost my dad. At the time I didn’t know how I would ever recover. The pain was incomprehensible and for months I had no clue what I was supposed to do on the days when we would have regularly met up. In the time that has passed my life...

How to Have Meaningful Conversation

So what are the blocks to having those meaningful conversations? Is it time… Really, honestly!? Or is it something else? Do you (or your partner) just find those difficult conversations too difficult to have? Is this stubbornness, petulance or is this fear? Often,...

Confidence Matters

How would you rate confidence at the moment? Do you think that confidence and self-confidence or different?   Do you feel quite confident in some areas of your life but not in others? Has family life taken its toll on you and left you wondering where the real you has...

Perfect Life, Do We Ever Have It?

I don’t want the kids to go back to school!   This week we heard that some children can return to school on 1st June. This has brought up quite a lot of emotion for me… I’m not ready for them to go back… Not in June and maybe not even in September.    I completely...

Time for Change

Took Amélie out on my 4th run yesterday…. having never run in my entire life (literally never!!) I am doing surprisingly well!! My moment of truth was a few months ago when my youngest fell over in the playground and I couldn’t run to her even though she was...

Patterns of Behaviour

Ok so this comes up all the time in the work that I do. How much do you feel your childhood has influenced your adult relationships, either with your partner or as a parent? Stories that you’ve been told, stories that you’ve heard, family dynamics that you’ve...

Self Sabotage

I feel like this week has been mostly about challenges.. not necessarily  physical challenges but mental and emotional challenges.   It’s been a great week work wise for myself and also for my best friend who has completely pushed herself and is now really...

What Message Are We Sending Our Children?

  Let’s think about the messages we send out to our children and how they are experiencing family life. If you are in a difficult family situation, an unhappy relationship or a toxic household, what do you imagine your children are learning about family life?...

How Do You Want to End This Crazy Year?

When was the last time you actually just sat down and had a really good think about how far you have come over the last few years? I’ve been doing this recently, as I always like to do from time to time.  This has been a pretty ‘out-there’ year so...