9 Ways To Practice Self Care In Less Than 15 Minutes A Day
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…
7 Ways To Use Affirmations Every Day
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 …
A Simple Morning Routine For Stress Relief
Guest Post from The Holistic Health Collective
Is your morning routine time magic, mundane or perhaps manic?
How we start our morning impacts the rest of our day, if we rush, grab a coffee and a bite to eat on the go it can leave our nervous system on high alert from the word go.
Time for you in the morning may seem a luxury, impossible even but let us share some simple ideas here to get you started.
We have been heavily influence by the amazing book The Miracle M…
Positive Affirmations For Busy Mums
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.
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…
Planning For Busy Mums
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?
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…
Mindfulness At Work - 5 Ways of Being More Mindful in Your Workplace
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.
Mental Health Issues are now t…
Zero Waste Products For The Home - Replacing Single Use Plastics
The journey of becoming a more Mindful Parent has also included learning more about mindful living. As part of that we have been trying as a family to reduce our single use plastics. Almost 18 months on and the list is continuing to grow.
As parents we are in a unique position in the way in which we can teach our children. Environmental education is something that I have been trying to bring into our daily lives, especially now we are home schooling full time.
Although I do still get the ine…
Herbs 101 - How To Get Started Using Herbs
Do You Like Herbs?
I love my herbs!
I only scratch the surface of them, but I've been growing and using my own herbs for years. In fact, that's how I got my girls into a bit of mindful gardening. But I thought I'd share a few herb tips because we can all use herbs. They're really easy to grow. They're really easy to use.
Which Herbs To Use?
There are so many different herbs that you can grow and use. I am going to just cover some of the basic ones here:
Rosemary, Lavender and Mint.
How To Have A Stress Free Christmas
It gets earlier every year doesn't it? Yes Christmas is all around us once again.
Christmas can be a big trigger for many people, memories of childhood, missing family and financial worries can all lead to a sense of unease, not of joy.
How Can You Make Christmas Stress Free?
It might sound unachievable, but there are things that we can start doing NOW, to help ease us into the holiday season with a lighter heart and anticipation.
Yes, you heard me. Firstly, look ahead.…
The 9 Best Eco-Friendly Christmas Gifts Under $20
It is once again coming to that time of year when we start to think about who we will need to buy for and of course the dreaded question - what do we get them?
This year how about taking a different angle?
2021 has been a hard year for us all, some more than others. Why don't we take some of the lessons that the last few months have taught us and not just purchase more 'stuff', but actually take some time to think of:
- What the person needs, or wants
- How to buy without negatively affecting …
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