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7 Ways To Use Affirmations Every Day

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Using Affirmations Daily

If you are looking for an easy way to add in some daily positive thinking then affirmations are for you. They can be added into every day, are super simple to use and you can get as creative as you want to. 

7 Ways To Add In Daily Affirmations

Firstly you need to choose affirmations that resonate with you.

I have some great selections HERE

You can mix these up, using different styles and designs for what suits you that day.

  • Print out the daily affirmations.
  • Cut …

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9 Ways To Practice Self Care In Less Than 15 Minutes A Day

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Why Self Care Is Important For Mums

The last 18-24 months have been a challenge.

As parents, partners, business owners, employees and individuals. The roles have blurred even more than normal and for many mums we continue to be faced with a challenging time ahead. 

One of the best things that has come out of all of the global situation, is a much more open conversation about our own mental health.

For me self care sits at the root of our complete wellbeing: physically, mentally, emotionall…

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How To Set Intentions With Your Children

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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.

It's 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

For childr…

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Positive Affirmations For Busy Mums

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Creating some positivity every day is not always easy to achieve, especially for busy mums. I hope that these simple affirmations, along with ideas on how to begin using affirmations can help you through your day.

Positive Affirmations

Sometimes the hard thing is not just the time, but knowing where to start. The list of daily positive affirmations below are yours to keep, screen shot them, pin them, write them down. Whatever will work for you.

Morning Daily Affirmations

Personally, I like t…

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Affirmations For Tweens and Teens

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It is a difficult transition, from child to teen. I never thought that the term "tween" was real until my girls hit 11! Oh boy, did I learn that this in-between age (hence tween), can really start to mix things up?

Trying to get my girls to do some of the really simple stuff (put their rubbish in the bin), which was never an issue before, suddenly turned into big events! 

Yes, the eye-rolling started too! 

Sound familiar?

Our kids are moving into a whole new stage of development, physically,…

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Your Anxious Child - Techniques To Help Parents And Children

3 tools for helping your child with anxiety

How to help with anxiety

If your child is getting overly anxious, or feeling overwhelmed it is heartbreaking as a parent.

Little things, that often to a parent seem of no consequence, can cause our children to feel upset, sad, angry or scared. We can feel helpless, unable to make them 'feel better'. This is especially the case at the moment.

Many children and parents are feeling overwhelmed and struggling to cope with mounting anxiety. 

Your FREE ANXIETY PACK

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Teddy Bear Breath - Kids Mindfulness Exercise

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Getting started with breathwork can seem abit daunting. The breathing exercise below is perfect to get you and the kids trying some really simple breathing techniques. 

You can also watch the full video, which talks you through the whole breathing exercise. 



Who Is This Breathing Exercise For?

This exercise is for parents and teachers who are looking to begin some simple mindfulness for kids activities.In this blog I will guide you through a breathing technique you can use with younger …

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Planning For Busy Mums

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How DO You Create A Better Work-Life Balance?

Do you know the mum that seem to just effortlessly juggle it all? The one that always seems to know what is happening next in the calendar, who has scheduled play dates in advance, never forget's the school dress-up day, or just generally seems on top of it all.

What is their secret?

Planning! 

As a mum who juggles; several businesses, homeschooling and running my home I can tell you that I have been a planner for many years. It is only in the la…

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Summer Survival For Parents - 20 Kids Mindfulness Activities

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School Holidays

Love or Hate?

Usually for parents, it's mix of the two (often on a daily basis). 

So, I decided to run a 3 day Summer Survival Challenge LIVE! 

Parents and Kids Summer Survival Workbook

A lovely 15 page FREE workbook that you can download today. It is part of the 3 day LIVE challenge and yes, you might have missed it, but do not worry as you can gain all the information in the  SUMMER WORKBOOK


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It has 3 days of practical ideas and techniques to help you work through so…

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Rock Painting - Make Your Own Affirmation Stones

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Creating Your Own Affirmation Stones 

Are you looking to combine those amazing creative talents alongside positivity with your children?

If so then affirmation stones are pretty much the perfect Mindfulness Activity!

Why Positive Affirmations?

So, why use positive affirmations on stones? Well, for more details on the

power of affirmations

check out my blog all about why they are so useful as part of what I like to call the Mindful Parent Toolbox.

Choosing words that affirm a sense of …

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