Have you ever observed your single, child-less friends? From a brief glance, you’ll notice they splurge happily on the latest trends; they can often be found working out at the gym or stretching at a weekly Pilates class; and they have time to relax over a glass of Chablis with colleagues. Delve deeper and you’ll find painfully high stilettos, a fabulous little black dress and matching lacy underwear all ready for that just-in-case, last minute night out with the girls.
Contrast this with your life. As a busy mum, you’re no doubt wearing Marks & Spencer’s safest...
According to an ancient Chinese philosophy, clearing out the old is vital if you are to attract and invite the new into your life. An almighty clear out will help you let go of the past and give you an immense positive feeling that your life is moving on and making way for a fresh start!
De-cluttering may sound like a laborious task but it serves one fantastic purpose: to make you feel instantly calmer and better about yourself! De-cluttering your home – or even areas within your home – will give you a more positive outlook and clear your mind. The onset of Spring gives us the...
Springtime is finally here and, like most mums, you’re keen to get your annual spring clean underway. And, like most mums, you’re probably finding this a difficult task when the children are constantly vying for your attention or pulling out all the toys you’ve just put away! Your list of spring-cleaning tasks might look like this:
But, have you thought about spring-cleaning your...
Wishing you a fabulous day, full of relaxation and special treats from your loved ones! Happy Mother’s Day!
Some days I swear I'll change my name,
Never wanting to hear that word "mum" again.
Mum, can you do this? Mum, can you play?
A word I hear hundreds of times every day.
Whilst taking a bath or even sat on the loo,
Mum, can I come in, can teddy come too?
Mum, I am hungry,. Mum, if you please
and other riveting questions like these.
Mum is the chef, the cleaner, the friend,
Mum is the "baddy" in games of pretend.
Mum's there for a cuddle whenever you weep.
Mum reads you stories...
Dealing with negative people is always an arduous task. Being around someone who is extremely negative can be physically and emotionally draining, no matter how positive you try to be. When exhaustion sets in, it is easy to allow their pessimistic and depressing mood to take hold of you too – but there are ways to avoid falling into this trap!
Offer Love and Assurance
Negative people often feel angry, confused, frustrated or even fearful. They believe they have been let down in some way and can only see things in a bad light. Additionally, they develop low self-esteem and...
Children Learn What They Live
By Dorothy Law Nolte, Ph.D.
If children live with criticism, they learn to condemn.
If children live with hostility, they learn to fight.
If children live with fear, they learn to be apprehensive.
If children live with pity, they learn to feel sorry for themselves.
If children live with ridicule, they learn to feel shy.
If children live with jealousy, they learn to feel envy.
If children live with shame, they learn to feel guilty.
If children live with encouragement, they learn confidence.
If children live with tolerance, they learn patience.
If children live...
The credit crunch has hit households in such a powerful way it has left many of us feeling insecure, fearful and powerless. These emotions centre on the uncertainty that the recession poses to our financial well-being, stability and security.
Listening to conversations and working with clients, it is clear that when times get tough, people divide into one of two types. One rises to the challenges of the times ahead and adapts accordingly. The other backs down and withdraws from the uncertainty they face.
The choice facing us all is simple: you buy into the paranoia and the media’s...
Empowering Mums is pleased to announce its partnership with the Cheshire Wellbeing Centre based in Northwich.
Thanks to this exciting partnership, we are able to offer face-to-face personal coaching within Cheshire.
The Centre's Mission: To enhance and promote the health and wellbeing of our clients using services, practices, training and education, along with an ethical evidence based approach.
Start your journey today – achieve confidence, balance and clarity for an easier, happier life!
Empowering Mums is on a mission to empower a million mums and...
Tracey Wall,, finds helping others is the perfect way to live a wonderful life. Tracey lives in Cheshire with her husband and five year old daughter.
During a holiday on the west coast of Wales, I realised my life was not the perfect picture I envisaged it would. From the outside, everything seemed wonderful. I had a caring husband and a beautiful daughter who both loved me very much. Not only that, but I had a highly successful career working in management in the finance sector. With the support of my family and friends close by, life really couldn’t get much better.
...supporting you to move from where you are now to where you want to be, by:
Identifying and clarifying your dreams and aspirations
Helping you to recognise obstacles that stop you achieving goals
Supporting you to overcome and remove these obstacles
Guiding and accelerating your journey to life-long achievement
Coaching is not...
...counselling or therapy. We do not delve into deep routed issues or provide advice.
We provide coaching specific to you as what is right for one is not necessarily right for another as no two people are the same or have the same set of...
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