6 Steps to Managing Anger

Anger is at the forefront of many negative aspects of today’s life; violence, crime, internet trolling and even terrorism usually have anger at the heart of actions. As with all emotions, however, balance is required. After all, we must remember that anger used to power important social

Over-Committing and How to Say ‘No’

What is over-committing? The dictionary definition is “someone feels obliged to do more than they are capable of”. I think that is spot on if you define capability as time or capacity. How many of us classify ourselves as ‘people pleasers?’ I know I definitely do; I have this ingrained need to

What is Compassion Fatigue?

As we enter Mental Health Awareness Week, I have thought about multiple topics to talk about today. I could keep to the theme of nature and its positive impact on mental health. I could talk about ways to de-stress; self-reflect and being our whole selves. However, I have decided today to talk

How to Become a Morning Person and Improve your Mood

Mornings, I find, are a bit like marmite – you either love them or you hate them. Over the numerous lockdowns we have experienced during 2020/21 I had developed a habit of snoozing later and later each morning. This led to low-mood and feelings of stress and overwhelm when I could not

The Juggle

So, what is the juggle? For me it’s the attempt to manage being mummy, wife, daughter, sister, aunty, friend, and having a fulfilled and successful career...