How to have a break as a mum. Self-dates as self-care

mum in bath for self-care

When was the last time you had a break from being a mum? When was the last time you put aside a whole afternoon or evening to spend solely with yourself? What about even an hour? Self-care and mums There is no denying motherhood (and all its challenges) can leave you feeling stressed, anxious, overwhelmed,…

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Anxiety Management Tips for Kids

Adults are not the only ones to experience high levels of stress and anxiety. Kids also experience anxiety for a number of reasons. From stressful family dynamics, such as financial worries and divorce, to social stressors, such as bullying, isolation, and jealousy. Constant elevated levels of stress can have both behavioral and physical effects. Sleep disturbances,…

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How to Stop Worrying What Other People Think of You

How often do you hold back on doing something because you’re worried about how it might come across? If you do, you’re definitely not alone. Wanting to fit in and get the approval of others is pretty natural but that isn’t to say that it’s a healthy desire. Worrying about what other people think of…

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How to build your child’s resilience

resilient child

School, and life in general, can be challenging for a child, but there is a way you can help them. How? Build your child’s resilience. Resilience is what helps them cover from a bad grade or getting an answer wrong in class. They bounce back and aim to do better next time. They also have…

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How does gratitude help your self care?

What do you think of when the word “gratitude” is mentioned? A lot of us associate it with saying thank you but it actually goes a lot further than this. It’s a much deeper appreciation and generates positivity that can last a good while. If you’re not practicing gratitude on a regular basis, it’s time…

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6 Tips for Silencing Your Inner Critic

We all have an inner critic that talks to us and offers us “advice”. Trouble is, this kind of self-talk can be very negative and unhelpful, especially when it comes to self love and can create a lot of anxiety and even shame. Let’s face it, it’s hard to feel good about yourself when you…

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