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...
Who’s in control of your life?

Who’s in control of your life?

Are you in control of your life? Or is your life running you? If you’re chasing your tail and running around from one demand to the next it can feel overwhelming. It’s as if someone else is calling all the shots and you don’t have much say in anything. Work, children,...
So what’s the plan?

So what’s the plan?

You don’t plan it that way, but life ticks past at an ever-alarming rate doesn’t it? It can leave you feeling as if it’s passing you by and you’re not achieving very much. Here we are, half way through the six week summer holidays, and thoughts are already...