More than a hug in a mug

More than a hug in a mug

If you’re bogged down in life and feel as if nothing good ever happens to you, it’s hard to imagine how you can find a way to better times.   When things are crap they take over. They crowd your thoughts and the more you dwell on them the worse they seem....
How to avoid struggling so much

How to avoid struggling so much

When you’re struggling with something, life is hard. The struggle leaks into other areas of your life so it’s not just what you’re struggling with that is difficult, is it? I know… it makes everything else challenging too. It can feel as if the whole world has...
Why we keep putting off change

Why we keep putting off change

Change. It’s inevitable. Times change. Places change. People change. You change. Progress? Sometimes positive, sometimes not. Humans are good at adapting to external changes that we have little or no control over. We may not like these changes, but we cope. Many of us...
Is that little voice in your head a friend or foe?

Is that little voice in your head a friend or foe?

Dear You That woman who doubts her worth… I know you are held back all too often by the little voice in your head pointing out your “not-enoughness”… That little voice that homes in on your flaws and insecurities, then magnifies them. She can be really quite hurtful…...
The curse of conformity

The curse of conformity

Conformity …. the very word makes me shudder. It brings to mind images of hoards of identically dressed people in some sci-fi movie, none of them realising that they look just like everyone else. I can often be found pontificating on the importance of being the Real...