10 WAYS TO LIVE A LIFE FREE OF REGRETS

Advertisements 1. Say I love you often, freely and without fear. No other words matter quite as much and you can never over-speak them. 2. Turn failures into stepping stones. It’s far scarier to never have tried in the first place. 3. Accept yourself for who you are and realise we are all flawed and…

Read more

YOUR 2018 REMINDER THAT YOU ARE NOT FAT

You are NOT fat You have fat You also have toes You are not toes. Whilst the entire world berates themselves about the extra body weight they have collected whilst enjoying the festive period – let’s take a moment to remind ourselves that fat can, in no way, EVER, possibly define us. Not even close.…

Read more

A FESTIVE POEM By Roald Dahl

“Where art thou, Mother Christmas? I only wish I knew Why Father should get all the praise And no one mentions you. I’ll bet you buy the presents And wrap them large and small While all the time that rotten swine Pretends he’s done it all. So Hail To Mother Christmas Who shoulders all the…

Read more

10 THINGS YOUR DAD NEVER TOLD YOU

1. He was so often afraid and yet so very brave. 2. He was always worried he’d fail to provide for you. 3. He struggled to show you just how deep his love was. 4. He never knew the right things to say. 5. He rarely knew the right thing to do. 6. He always…

Read more

10 THINGS YOUR MUM NEVER TOLD YOU

1. You made her cry, a lot. 2. It hurt, a lot. 3. She was always afraid. 4. She watched you sleep, often exhausted herself. 5. She wished she could change the world for you. 6. She wanted you to feel joy, every day. 7. She carried you for far longer than nine months. 8.…

Read more

LIFE RULES FOR MY BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTER

1. Make your bed every day, even if it’s right before you get in it. 2. Don’t wear holey underwear… in case you’re in an accident and they cut your clothes off. 3. Travel light through life. Keep only what you need. 4. It’s okay to cry when you’re hurt. It’s also okay to smash…

Read more

WHEN I AM GONE

Never forget how loved you are. From the moment, the very moment, I set eyes on you …and in fact long before even then, I loved you with a fierceness that shocked me to the core. I watched over you day and night, never missing a tear or a whimper, always letting you know I…

Read more

THERE ARE 5 THINGS I WANT YOU TO REMEMBER THIS WEEK..

1. Your self-esteem is completely and utterly within your control, yours and yours alone. Never, ever put it, in anyone else’s hands. 2. When the past comes calling, don’t answer it – it has nothing new to say – lessons have been learned. Move on. 3. If it won’t matter to you in 5 years,…

Read more

Should You Make Your Bedroom An Electronic-Free Zone?

Could You? Should You? I had a chat with a friend of mine at the weekend and was pretty interested to hear that she is in week 3 of an electronic-free bedroom and feeling fabulous as a result. Her reasons for doing this were threefold: 1. She wishes to set the example to her children…

Read more

MAKE YOUR BUBBLE BEAUTIFUL

Every now and then, the news delivers up a story so horrifyingly sad that I feel like the wind has been kicked out of me. When this happens, a cold dread begins to seep through my veins and that familiar feeling of despair claws at my skin, as I struggle to wonder how this wonderful…

Read more

I WONDER IF YOU KNEW

I WONDER IF YOU KNEW Every time an ambulance passes me by, I feel a cold shiver run down my spine. And I wonder who you are? What has happened to you? Did you know you were about to fall, crash, be hit? Were you expecting today to turn out like this, or was it…

Read more

THE STORY OF YOU

Once upon a time there was a girl named (insert your own name here). (Your name) spent many many years trying to be everything to everyone, trying to be perfect, trying to be normal. She almost drove herself to the brink trying to please everyone and never quite matching up. Trying to ‘fit in’ when…

Read more

AND I SAID TO MY BODY, SOFTLY…

It was a fairly normal day, to the outside eye. We had walked, talked, shopped. We ate great food at our favourite place and we came how to curl up on the sofa. I’m really not sure, on reflection, how it came about. Had it been building for some time? Or was it like a…

Read more

YOUR CHILD IS NOT AN EXTENSION OF YOU

YOUR CHILD IS NOT AN EXTENSION OF YOU This is perhaps the hardest aspect of parenting for me. Yes, our children are a wonderful cocktail-shaker mix of our genetics. That is plain to see. But their personalities? They are for the large part, conditioned, but what’s left-over – it’s all them. They are born with…

Read more

THE TRUTH ABOUT ANXIETY

THE TRUTH ABOUT ANXIETY   It is a secret stealer of joy, a spoiler of plans, a pusher-away of people… It’s not just the panic, the worry and the fear…fear of being rejected, fear of being ridiculed, fear of not being good enough, fear of standing out, fear of letting people down, fear of losing…

Read more

LIFE LESSONS TO PASS TO OUR TEENS

LIFE LESSONS TO PASS TO OUR TEENS Sadly, we tend to learn the really good stuff the hard way in this life. If just one young person reads and digests any of this, it will be worth it… IF IT’S TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, IT IS Trust your instincts, or if you have none…

Read more

THE BAD HABITS OF UNHAPPY PEOPLE

THE BAD HABITS OF UNHAPPY PEOPLE Happiness, we all want it. We all chase it – mostly in the wrong places. Has it ever occurred to you however, that your daily habits could be the root cause of your unhappiness as opposed to bad luck/bad choices/bad health etc? See if you can spot yourself, or…

Read more

HOW TO FLUSH YOUR TOXINS OUT OVERNIGHT

Have you heard of foot detoxing before? It’s a fairly new trend that is said to be super effective and is actually based on the sound principles of reflexology. Experts say it’s particularly effective at speeding up and energising the liver and kidney meridiens -which of course help your body detox. Cheap, and easy –…

Read more

10 THINGS I LEARNED IN 10 YEARS OF MARRIAGE

10 THINGS I LEARNED IN 10 YEARS OF MARRIAGE 1. You WILL go to sleep on an argument sometimes, and that’s really ok, as long as you see the fresh start in each new day. 2. Agreement is over-rated, your differences are important – they are the ying to your yang. 3. You built a…

Read more

STRONG WOMEN EMPOWER WOMEN

LADIES, STOP WITH THE JELLYFISH STINGS! We women are truly awesome – hence why this page even exists. But – there are a few things we need to STOP DOING. We need each other on this rollercoaster ride, we really do. Let’s put all our energy into building each other up and turn the bad…

Read more

YOU ARE ENOUGH

YOUR DAILY REMINDER THAT YOU ARE ENOUGH You are unique, there is no one else, among the billions of people on this earth, who is exactly like you…marvel at that fact for one moment for it’s truly amazing. Nobody sounds exactly like you, nobody thinks exactly like you, no one has the exact same outlook…

Read more

THINGS TO STOP THIS WEEK

  THINGS TO STOP THIS WEEK: Worrying – It’s a giant waste of your Imagination and it steals your peace. Projecting – We spend so much of our quite time going over things that may never even happen. Negative thinking – You may not realise it but your thinking creates your reality, are you tuned…

Read more

THE BEAUTY OF BROKEN

  Break me once but never twice. For the day I realised that being broken was not an option but a necessity, was the day I became invincible. You see none of us can make it through this life without cuts, wounds and breaks – but it’s in the getting up and the gluing back…

Read more

10 THINGS EVERY COUPLE SHOULD KNOW

1. That feeling you get when you hold each other and fit just right – the feeling of being home – that’s something millions of people in the world have yet to experience. Some may never. Treasure it. 2. Trust is an invisible entity and yet it’s the very foundation of all relationships. Build it…

Read more

#SMEAR FOR SMEAR!

There is nothing more important than raising awareness for silent killers like Cervical Cancer – did you know that this is Cervical Cancer Awareness Week? (Jan 22nd-28th). Did you also know that there is a campaign going around (remember the make-up free selfies?) to highlight this cause? The Smear for a Smear campaign asks that we…

Read more

Welcome Ladies!

This blog is going to do exactly as it says on the tin. A place for you all to come, not to simply hear from me, but to hear from one another. A place to share the good stuff that us girls all bring (without probably even realising it) and most importantly – pass it on.…

Read more

10 WAYS TO LIVE A LIFE FREE OF REGRETS

1. Say I love you often, freely and without fear. No other words matter quite as much and you can never over-speak them. 2. Turn failures into stepping stones. It’s far scarier to never have tried in the first place. 3. Accept yourself for who you are and realise we are all flawed and equally…

Read more

YOUR 2018 REMINDER THAT YOU ARE NOT FAT

You are NOT fat You have fat You also have toes You are not toes. Whilst the entire world berates themselves about the extra body weight they have collected whilst enjoying the festive period – let’s take a moment to remind ourselves that fat can, in no way, EVER, possibly define us. Not even close.…

Read more

A FESTIVE POEM By Roald Dahl

“Where art thou, Mother Christmas? I only wish I knew Why Father should get all the praise And no one mentions you. I’ll bet you buy the presents And wrap them large and small While all the time that rotten swine Pretends he’s done it all. So Hail To Mother Christmas Who shoulders all the…

Read more

10 THINGS YOUR DAD NEVER TOLD YOU

1. He was so often afraid and yet so very brave. 2. He was always worried he’d fail to provide for you. 3. He struggled to show you just how deep his love was. 4. He never knew the right things to say. 5. He rarely knew the right thing to do. 6. He always…

Read more

10 THINGS YOUR MUM NEVER TOLD YOU

1. You made her cry, a lot. 2. It hurt, a lot. 3. She was always afraid. 4. She watched you sleep, often exhausted herself. 5. She wished she could change the world for you. 6. She wanted you to feel joy, every day. 7. She carried you for far longer than nine months. 8.…

Read more

LIFE RULES FOR MY BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTER

1. Make your bed every day, even if it’s right before you get in it. 2. Don’t wear holey underwear… in case you’re in an accident and they cut your clothes off. 3. Travel light through life. Keep only what you need. 4. It’s okay to cry when you’re hurt. It’s also okay to smash…

Read more

WHEN I AM GONE

Never forget how loved you are. From the moment, the very moment, I set eyes on you …and in fact long before even then, I loved you with a fierceness that shocked me to the core. I watched over you day and night, never missing a tear or a whimper, always letting you know I…

Read more

THERE ARE 5 THINGS I WANT YOU TO REMEMBER THIS WEEK..

1. Your self-esteem is completely and utterly within your control, yours and yours alone. Never, ever put it, in anyone else’s hands. 2. When the past comes calling, don’t answer it – it has nothing new to say – lessons have been learned. Move on. 3. If it won’t matter to you in 5 years,…

Read more

Should You Make Your Bedroom An Electronic-Free Zone?

Could You? Should You? I had a chat with a friend of mine at the weekend and was pretty interested to hear that she is in week 3 of an electronic-free bedroom and feeling fabulous as a result. Her reasons for doing this were threefold: 1. She wishes to set the example to her children…

Read more

MAKE YOUR BUBBLE BEAUTIFUL

Every now and then, the news delivers up a story so horrifyingly sad that I feel like the wind has been kicked out of me. When this happens, a cold dread begins to seep through my veins and that familiar feeling of despair claws at my skin, as I struggle to wonder how this wonderful…

Read more

I WONDER IF YOU KNEW

I WONDER IF YOU KNEW Every time an ambulance passes me by, I feel a cold shiver run down my spine. And I wonder who you are? What has happened to you? Did you know you were about to fall, crash, be hit? Were you expecting today to turn out like this, or was it…

Read more

THE STORY OF YOU

Once upon a time there was a girl named (insert your own name here). (Your name) spent many many years trying to be everything to everyone, trying to be perfect, trying to be normal. She almost drove herself to the brink trying to please everyone and never quite matching up. Trying to ‘fit in’ when…

Read more

AND I SAID TO MY BODY, SOFTLY…

It was a fairly normal day, to the outside eye. We had walked, talked, shopped. We ate great food at our favourite place and we came how to curl up on the sofa. I’m really not sure, on reflection, how it came about. Had it been building for some time? Or was it like a…

Read more

YOUR CHILD IS NOT AN EXTENSION OF YOU

YOUR CHILD IS NOT AN EXTENSION OF YOU This is perhaps the hardest aspect of parenting for me. Yes, our children are a wonderful cocktail-shaker mix of our genetics. That is plain to see. But their personalities? They are for the large part, conditioned, but what’s left-over – it’s all them. They are born with…

Read more

THE TRUTH ABOUT ANXIETY

THE TRUTH ABOUT ANXIETY   It is a secret stealer of joy, a spoiler of plans, a pusher-away of people… It’s not just the panic, the worry and the fear…fear of being rejected, fear of being ridiculed, fear of not being good enough, fear of standing out, fear of letting people down, fear of losing…

Read more

LIFE LESSONS TO PASS TO OUR TEENS

LIFE LESSONS TO PASS TO OUR TEENS Sadly, we tend to learn the really good stuff the hard way in this life. If just one young person reads and digests any of this, it will be worth it… IF IT’S TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, IT IS Trust your instincts, or if you have none…

Read more

THE BAD HABITS OF UNHAPPY PEOPLE

THE BAD HABITS OF UNHAPPY PEOPLE Happiness, we all want it. We all chase it – mostly in the wrong places. Has it ever occurred to you however, that your daily habits could be the root cause of your unhappiness as opposed to bad luck/bad choices/bad health etc? See if you can spot yourself, or…

Read more

HOW TO FLUSH YOUR TOXINS OUT OVERNIGHT

Have you heard of foot detoxing before? It’s a fairly new trend that is said to be super effective and is actually based on the sound principles of reflexology. Experts say it’s particularly effective at speeding up and energising the liver and kidney meridiens -which of course help your body detox. Cheap, and easy –…

Read more

10 THINGS I LEARNED IN 10 YEARS OF MARRIAGE

10 THINGS I LEARNED IN 10 YEARS OF MARRIAGE 1. You WILL go to sleep on an argument sometimes, and that’s really ok, as long as you see the fresh start in each new day. 2. Agreement is over-rated, your differences are important – they are the ying to your yang. 3. You built a…

Read more

STRONG WOMEN EMPOWER WOMEN

LADIES, STOP WITH THE JELLYFISH STINGS! We women are truly awesome – hence why this page even exists. But – there are a few things we need to STOP DOING. We need each other on this rollercoaster ride, we really do. Let’s put all our energy into building each other up and turn the bad…

Read more

YOU ARE ENOUGH

YOUR DAILY REMINDER THAT YOU ARE ENOUGH You are unique, there is no one else, among the billions of people on this earth, who is exactly like you…marvel at that fact for one moment for it’s truly amazing. Nobody sounds exactly like you, nobody thinks exactly like you, no one has the exact same outlook…

Read more

THINGS TO STOP THIS WEEK

  THINGS TO STOP THIS WEEK: Worrying – It’s a giant waste of your Imagination and it steals your peace. Projecting – We spend so much of our quite time going over things that may never even happen. Negative thinking – You may not realise it but your thinking creates your reality, are you tuned…

Read more

THE BEAUTY OF BROKEN

  Break me once but never twice. For the day I realised that being broken was not an option but a necessity, was the day I became invincible. You see none of us can make it through this life without cuts, wounds and breaks – but it’s in the getting up and the gluing back…

Read more

10 THINGS EVERY COUPLE SHOULD KNOW

1. That feeling you get when you hold each other and fit just right – the feeling of being home – that’s something millions of people in the world have yet to experience. Some may never. Treasure it. 2. Trust is an invisible entity and yet it’s the very foundation of all relationships. Build it…

Read more

#SMEAR FOR SMEAR!

There is nothing more important than raising awareness for silent killers like Cervical Cancer – did you know that this is Cervical Cancer Awareness Week? (Jan 22nd-28th). Did you also know that there is a campaign going around (remember the make-up free selfies?) to highlight this cause? The Smear for a Smear campaign asks that we…

Read more

Welcome Ladies!

This blog is going to do exactly as it says on the tin. A place for you all to come, not to simply hear from me, but to hear from one another. A place to share the good stuff that us girls all bring (without probably even realising it) and most importantly – pass it on.…

Read more