Are we really able to listen? Practical techniques for active listening

A few weeks ago I attended the second edition of The Mindful Living Show in London, and I had a truly fantastic time. It was a great opportunity to have the day to myself, but it was also a chance for reflection. And (you’ll never guess) a way to take some…

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My youngest is growing up – what will you be doing now, Mum?

My youngest is growing up, and things are starting to get easier. But how do other mums feel when their little ones are older and their family is complete?

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Mum, are you living life on autopilot?

I talk a lot about this. On my blog, my social media, guest posts and even podcast interviews. But what is this autopilot I keep going on about? What does living life on autopilot mean? Is it even a real thing?! Okay, maybe I have some explaining to do. So…

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Asking for help – when the time comes to call the professionals

I’m not a mental health expert. I haven’t had any medical or professional training, and personally, I have experienced with undiagnosed stress and minor anxiety. So I’ve never really ventured into deep mental health discussions. Despite my recently-discovered interested in understanding how the mind works, I’ve always felt that talking…

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Journaling to increase your self-awareness – find out why, what and how

Do you keep a journal? Did you know you could use journaling to increase your self-awareness? I know what you’re thinking. Surely you already know yourself inside out, right? After all, who else has spent every single second of your life with you? But the thing is, you change. Plus,…

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