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5 Ways of Dealing with Guilt as a New Parent

5 Ways to Ditch the guilt for new mums

Being a new mum 

No matter what book you read, or who you talk to, nothing can quite prepare you! Overnight your life completely changes. Many women believe when they are pregnant that their life will be exactly the same as before, just with a baby. Oh my, what a rude awakening that can be!

Not only are you suddenly meant to become some sort of ‘baby whisperer’ but cope with your body post-natally too! The trauma of birth becomes a taboo subject and you should now be...

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Mindfulness At Work - 5 Ways of Being More Mindful in Your Workplace

5 ways to be more mindful at work

Mindfulness - Everyone's Doing It!!!

From the local school to major corporations such as Google everyone now seems to be joining the Mindfulness wagon. Can it really ‘fix’ all the issues it claims to address?

Well, firstly let’s look at what we mean by ‘Mindfulness’. In simple terms, it is about awareness. Of being able to pay attention to the present moment, without judgement. Crossing divides of age, ability, gender and religion it really is accessible to all.

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10 Top Tips for Creating a Better Work-Life Balance

10 ways to create a better work life balance

How can you give your wellbeing a boost along with your career? Being pulled in two directions can be hard. What can we do to create that all elusive ‘work-life balance?’

 10 Tips to Try Today

Here are ten tips that you can work with:

  

  • Work smarter, not harder. The Mental Health Foundation statistics found that when working long hours 27% of employees feel depressed, 34% feel anxious and 58% feel irritable. These tips should provide some ideas on how to be more...

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Essential Oil Tips for Kids Mindfulness

Using essential oils for your children’s mindfulness

A Powerful Sense

Our sense of smell can have a direct effect on all of our body. It is something that we take for granted but we often rely on a specific smell to either calm us or even to take us back to a certain memory. We all have that smell that we associate with a person, or a place or event! 

Using this sense with our children is something we do all the time, just not always with a purpose. Oh, "smell the fresh cake out of the oven", or "the roses in the garden". We encourage our...

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How to Set Intentions with your Children

Intention setting blog

If like me, your mornings with your kids can be pretty mad, then I have the perfect tip that you can add in that will help with some of that craziness. Its setting Intentions. I know, it sounds a bit business-like but honestly, it can be a really useful tool. 

So, What is Intention?

This is a way of thinking that focuses your mind and allows you to have clarity. It can be part of goal setting or specific aspirations.

Wow, sounds pretty intense!

Intentions for day-to-day

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How to Use Affirmations with Children

Affirmations blog

In just a few minutes every day, you can create a more positive mindset for your child - How? By using Affirmations!

What is an Affirmation?

It is a phrase that reflects a positive thought. Simple and amazingly effective, this is a tool that you can use with anyone, or any age, even if they cannot read you can read them out and they can choose. Simplicity is the ability to take a simple sentence and be able to say the words out loud and think about them.

It really does just take a moment!

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Mindful Parenting - 10 Tips to create ‘mindful moments’

10 mindful tips

 

This is not yet another thing to 'fit in'. A training course to complete or even a chore to tick off your very long 'to do list'. This is going to be a simple blog with easy to use tips on how to just enjoy the time you spend with your children. How to create Mindful Moments with your family.

Just grab a cuppa and spend a few moments having a quick read of how these 10 Tips for Mindful Moments can easily fit into any day.

Mindful Parenting

For many, the idea of Mindfulness sounds...

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Mindful Parenting - The Handbook for Parents

Mindful moments book blog

Great Advice - How to find the time!

As a parent, it can be difficult to not only read all the 'best advice' but also find the time to put all those great new strategies in place. There is so much out there on how to improve ourselves as parents and bring up our children to be resilient, kind, caring and happy. The tricky thing I found, how to pack it all into an already busy life. Speaking to lots of other parents, especially in my baby classes, everyone seems to be feeling it. How do we...

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Book Launch - A Working Mum's Reality

Book Launch

Mindful Parenting - 40 Mindful Moments to Share with Your Children

This became the title of my Mindful Parenting Book - part handbook, part information guide. Creating lots of Images and affirmations, that I hoped would appeal to as many people as possible. This was then sent to friends to read and edit as much as possible. It became apparent very quickly that trying to publish with a small (or shall we say no budget) was no easy task. I had to decide whether to just shelve the project or go...

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