Do you compare and despair? The 5 A’s to help you stop

Do you feel everyone else’s life is better than yours? Do you feel deflated whilst scrolling through social media. Do you feel resentful towards other people’s achievements? This is compare and despair…. It’s human nature to compare. We all do it. And as motherhood doesn’t come with a manual, it’s understandable that we look at Continue Reading…

Mind reading: 5 steps to help you stop worrying about what people think of you

It is quite normal to second-guess what other people are thinking. However, when most of these guesses are negative, mind reading can cause a great deal of emotional distress and can affect your mental wellbeing, as well as being utterly exhausting!! But the truth is that other people don’t care nearly as much as you think Continue Reading…

How to say “No” to your kids without feeling guilty

Does this sound familiar? Your child asks for something and you say “no.” This is followed by a number of responses from crying, begging, arguing, following you around and perhaps even becoming verbally or physically abusive. They may protest that ‘It’s not fair!’ ‘You’re so mean!’ and the ultimate ‘I hate you!’ To endure this Continue Reading…