Category Archives: Life

Having compassion for others

Should we always have compassion for others even when they get rude and frustrated with us? This goes for adults as well as children. They sometimes sound out without a care for anyone else… and we react. I’ve learnt over … Continue reading

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What happened to me?

I’ve almost finished listing to Mel Robbin’s audio book ‘Take Control of your Life’ and one of the questions that she asks her clients to ask themselves is ‘What happened to me?’ instead of ‘What am I going to do?’ … Continue reading

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Take the true parts of criticism and work on that

When someone complains to you about something, for example, “I’ve only seen you for 10 minutes today because you were so busy doing other things…” don’t become defensive and come up with lots of reasons why they shouldn’t have felt … Continue reading

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View frustrations as treasured moments

Life gets busy when you are keeping the home clean and tidy, and earning money from your day job. So much so, that you can blink and miss the short period of time that the children are small. There are … Continue reading

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Amidst the anger, show kindness….

…at all times. It’s difficult when someone in the family is angry and upset. It’s easy to join in with the party and give your opinion (because everyone wants to be right, right?) You toy with the idea that your … Continue reading

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Listening to your child’s worries

I think it’s important not to belittle the worries that children have about life – something that may be insignificant to you, might be a massive challenge to them. Children, just like adults, need a sounding board to get things … Continue reading

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Book update…

I apologise for the lack of updates in the last few weeks, but I’ve been busy editing my book that’s being published later this year.  This post is to gather your thoughts on a potential change.  The title of the book A Gift … Continue reading

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