“For some, working at home is a welcome change of pace,” said the news today. I nearly gagged. Honestly, for me, working at home is something I do only if I absolutely have too (i.e the kids are sick, or a plumber is coming, or there’s a school thing on in the middle of the … Read More about Why Working From Home Is Bad For My Mental Health
Most of us get upset about stuff several times a day. There are plenty of reasons why something or someone becomes a source of anger or frustration to us. PLENTY. Several of the most common reasons are as such… Rejection Feeling unwanted, not cared for, not loved. Hurt When you get wounded, when your heart … Read More about What Ticks You Off…and Why You Need To Deal With It
Never thought I’d say this but sleep (or the fact I’m getting more of it) has been a total game-changer for me. I love sleep. I love sleep more than wine, more than cake, more than sex (well, kinda…) My life was mental. I had a full-time job, two full-time kids, a full-time husband, a … Read More about Why I’m Choosing To Prioritise Sleep
What’s more important? Being loved for being yourself, or for the things you do for others? In all honesty, I might be stuck. One of my biggest stresses and frustrations in life is doing so much for others without help nor acknowledgment in return. When always being the one who takes care of everything, always, … Read More about How Do You Want To Be Loved?
What is it about kids? They make such offhanded comments sometimes which really smack you right between the eyes. Miss N (after I spontaneously burst into song at a TV commercial) “What’s the matter with you mum?? You haven’t sung in ages”. You haven’t sung in ages. Wow. Never thought hearing that would make … Read More about Why Does Music Make Us Feel?
Weeknights in my house are mental. This is why I always have the simplest, most easy to prepare dinners Mon-Fri. I hate rushing and I don’t have time to pretend I’m Jamie Oliver on a Wednesday at 8pm after being taxi-mum for a multitude of activities. I kind of figured it’s probably the same for … Read More about Simple Satay Chicken
I don’t know about you, but I like to sleep in. This means that I ensure I’m as organised as possible for my day so I can capitalize on my extra shuteye time. I do this by streamlining my mornings as much as I can so I can just get up, get dressed and … Read More about 3 Simple Grab & Go Breakfasts
Hands up who’s ready for school to go back? ME!!! I’m really not a mum who survives the holidays well, so I get super excited when its time to start getting ready to send those kidlets back to the classroom. I have a feeling you might be over it too. Over the arguments, over … Read More about 5 Back To School Organising Tips
What’s new for you in 2020? Maybe you are thinking about a new career, a new business or need to learn a specific skill set for a new role? Maybe you just want to learn how to knit? (trust me, there are such people out there!). Formal education is expensive and difficult to access and … Read More about How You Can Up Skill Yourself For FREE
2019. What a year. If you told me at the beginning what would happen by the end, I may have been able to be better prepared. If I had all the information about the what and how and especially the when….I may be in a better place now. Hindsight is a wonderful thing, and we … Read More about Why YOU Need To Be The Most Important Person In Your Life