How do you start creating your ideal life balance? In our last blog post we discussed the signs that you haven’t got that balance right for you. But, what’s next? Making changes is always tricky - our brains are designed to react negatively to change as it’s the unknown. But having a starting point can help you to begin moving in the right direction.
Be Optimistic And Realistic
I’m all for creating the best version of your life, in fact, that’s exactly what I help mums and mumpreneurs to do. However, it does also involve being realistic. There’s no point...
There’s no denying that life can be busy. You can find yourself dashing from one thing to the next and by the time you get to the evening, you wonder what has happened to your day. One month can slip into another as you march on with your responsibilities.
For some mums and mumpreneurs this is exactly how they want it. They’ve balanced the various aspects of their life in the way they want them to be and are feeling quite blissful. But how do you know when you’ve not got the balance right? Particularly when we know that we often try to kid ourselves that things are great....
You finally have some clarity. But what happens when our busy day to day lives start butting in and taking over? There’s always someone demanding attention and something urgent that needs doing. Before you know it, that clarity on what you wanted to achieve has been forgotten, buried under the everyday tasks that threaten to sink you.
To start achieving those goals you have to maintain your clarity, reminding yourself of them constantly. Read on to discover our top ways for keeping clear on what you really want.
What It Is You Want
Just thinking about what you want is not enough. It...
It’s all very well being told that you need to get clarity around your passion and purpose, but what do you do if you’re feeling confused? In this month’s newsletter, we discussed the benefits of getting clarity and how it could make your life flow with more ease. But what if you don’t know what you want? What do you do then? This blog post gives you three top tips on how you can clear away the confusion and find more clarity.
The trouble is that when you spend so much time looking after the needs of others, you often forget what it is that you really want. It can...
How often do you find yourself brushing off compliments? When someone tells you that you look great, you immediately point out the dark circles under your eyes. Or maybe someone asks you that dreaded question, “what are your strengths?” and the only response that comes to mind is that you don’t have any. You do, by the way, you just don’t recognise your self worth.
Self esteem and acknowledging your worth are important when you want the confidence to achieve more in life. It helps you to be ready for the action and decisions that you’ll need to take. Here we...
If you want to change your future, you need to make sure that you develop a growth mindset. In our last blog post, we looked at what you can start doing to achieve more in 2019. But for that to continue throughout the year, you need to develop a mindset that will ensure you persevere.
What Is A Growth Mindset?
More than 30 years ago the Psychologist, Caroline Dweck, coined the terms fixed mindset and growth mindset. These were used to explain two different attitudes to learning. Someone with a fixed mindset believes that they are born with a fixed amount of intelligence and nothing you do...
You’ve made the decision that this year is going to be different. You’re ready for change - you read this month’s newsletter and know that to get a different outcome you’ve got to do things differently. This year is going to be your year. But where do you start?
The first thing you need to do is get clear on where this new journey is going to take you. Here’s three tips that will help you do just that.
1. Visualise The Future
The world’s leading athletes don’t just train their bodies on the track and field, they also work on their minds. It’s...
We’d all love to feel at peace. But we’re not all willing to do what’s needed to get it. Sometimes it involves letting go of something that we desperately want to cling on to. While it can be incredibly difficult to loosen our grip, letting go in this way can be life changing. Many of those who have done it identify it as a defining moment. Read on to discover why letting go of control can help you find your inner peace.
Our Inner Control Freak
We’ve all got a bit of a control freak inside of us, it’s only natural. It normally stems from one of two things:
Ultimately, we all want to find inner peace. It should be simple and yet most of us struggle to find it, particularly mums and mumpreneurs. So why is this? Why can being a mum make it harder? In our newsletter we looked at how messages from our childhood could stop us from finding peace. Here, we look at what role our emotions play and why this can make it trickier for parents.
The Trouble With Motherhood
One of the best ways to find inner peace is to recognise and respond to our emotions. Now, this might sound on the surface, quite simple. But when we become mothers, we have a habit of...
When your motivation runs off and deserts you, it can feel like it’s never going to come back and we can start to think there’s something wrong with us. But I think it’s fair to say that every one of us experiences it at some point. So, what can you do when it happens? Here are the top three things you can do to get your motivation back.
1. Remind Yourself Of Your Reason Why
In our newsletter we talked about how important your “reason why” is to your motivation and how you could find it again.
But, what then? How do you use it to motivate yourself?
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