How to Manage Strong Emotions

How to Manage Strong Emotions Defining strong emotions Strong emotions are emotions you feel are too big for you to cope with – either in the moment or longer term. Sometimes it’s those ‘seeing red’ moments or when you feel that strong urge or fight or fight. We are often so consumed with labelling emotions […]

Why Emotional Resilience and Awareness is so Vital to a Healthy Mindset?

Why is Emotional Resilience and Awareness so vital to a healthy mindset? How do we regulate our emotions? “Emotional regulation refers to the process by which individuals influence which emotions they have, when they have them, and how they experience and express their feelings. Emotional regulation can be automatic or controlled, conscious or unconscious, and […]

The Deeper Side to Self Love and Why Every Parent Should Have it

THE DEEPER SIDE TO SELF LOVE AND WHY EVERY MUM SHOULD HAVE IT If I could champion just one thing for the Mums in my community it would be to love themselves. Self love is often conveyed in the vein of filling up your cup first so you can pour love into others. For me […]

Why Knowledge Isn’t Necessarily Power

WHY KNOWLEDGE ISN’T NECESSARILY POWER Although the phrase ‘Knowledge is Power’ is often accredited to Thomas Jefferson, the expression actually started with Sir Frances Bacon who said “ipsa scientia potestas est” meaning ‘Knowledge Itself is Power’. My personal view on this (and I know I’m taking this expression out of it’s original context) is that […]

5 Valuable Questions to Ask Yourself to Gain More Clarity

5 VALUABLE QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF TO GAIN MORE CLARITY Creating clarity is not a case of ‘haves and have nots’. It’s more about the approach you take to creating clarity that moves the needle. Not having clarity on what your next steps are can feel suffocating and exhausting. Your headspace is constantly full of […]

3 Pillars of Self

THE 3 PILLARS OF SELF Often when the subject of personal growth and development comes up the concepts of self worth, self confidence and self belief will drop in there somewhere. When you are in the season of being down on yourself or struggling to see wood for trees these concepts can seem entirely unobtainable […]

What is Childhood Conditioning?

WHAT IS CHILDHOOD CONDITIONING? What is childhood conditioning? Childhood conditioning is the process of beliefs, thinking patterns or behaviours being learned and reinforced over time. These beliefs are imprinted into your subconscious by the age of about 8 and will form the foundation of what all other information gets filtered through. We learn these things […]

What is Reparenting?

WHAT IS RE-PARENTING & HOW DOES IT WORK? When we are children up until the age of about 8 we are sponges. We just soak up information; how to behave, how to react, how to understand and express emotions, our belief systems and even our perceived limitations. The skills and tools that we have to […]

3 Things I Have Learned About Myself from Lockdown

3 THINGS I HAVE LEARNED ABOUT MYSELF FROM LOCKDOWN I think we can all agree that 2020 was a bit of a rough ride and 2021 is seemingly following in its footsteps. It’s easy to want to write it off and trust me when I say I have felt that deep wish to erase the […]