Whether or not you agree with wearing physical masks in a public place, there are some masks all of us need to remove from time to time.
Category Archives: encouragement
Making room when you can’t share space: showing hospitality in a pandemic
How do you do hospitality with 2m between you? How do you make room when you can’t share your space? How can you be social when you have to social distance?
We don’t see eye to eye, and that’s why I need you: the benefits of conflict in relationships
People who really love you tell you the truth. They don’t butter you up, fan your ego, or fuel your delusions. They encourage you when you need it, but they aren’t afraid to warn you when your attitudes, words or actions warrant it.
🎶 ‘This is me’ – A loyalist is who I’m meant to be 🎶
Just for today, why don’t you have a ‘this is me’ day? A day where you celebrate rather than criticise.
Waiting well: an ‘operation’ in emotional resilience
Reality is, I feel anything but resilient right now. But resilience isn’t really about how you feel, is it? Resilience is about how you respond.
Coming out of lockdown: the power of pressing pause
Things now may feel completely out of our control. It’s a frightening place to be. But it’s also a place where we can take stock. Reflect. Determine to live a different way.
Glitter, Mud, and Wet Cement: the footprints we leave behind
‘Human hearts are like wet cement- how you treat them will leave a lasting impression.’
The anxious parent: How to stop catastrophizing under stress
Eden is such a random wee article. She’s always been one to keep us guessing. Yesterday, I caught her red-handed with a spoon and a jar of chocolate spread. Let’s just say that wasn’t much left to go round. I wasn’t really bothered- that’s normal kid behaviour right? I told her off, then smiled toContinue reading “The anxious parent: How to stop catastrophizing under stress”
Cultivating courage: Becoming your own kind of brave
The women I see all around me are all kinds of brave. All kinds of strong. All kinds of courageous.
Hemmed in or spaced out? Could lockdown cure our FOMO?
while lockdown has hemmed us in, in many ways it has paradoxically also offered us space. Read on to find out how.