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...
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...
A love note for the weary

A love note for the weary

Rest. Weariness is more than just being physically tired. It’s tiredness coupled with being so worn down by emotional burdens that you threaten to crumble if one more demand is placed upon you. It’s feeling as if your very soul is tired. I want you to know that it’s...
Real? Or made up? The influence of makeup…

Real? Or made up? The influence of makeup…

I was about to do a Facebook Live video recently, ideas bubbling away, then I thought, “Oh, hang on…I can’t do it now, I haven’t got any makeup on!” I was going to wait until I’d had chance to apply at least a bit of eyeliner, mascara and lipstick when I caught...
What gets your attention?

What gets your attention?

What gets your attention? In this mad world of ours we are continually being bombarded by stimuli for our senses but how do you decide what gets your attention? Particularly on social media, our feeds are a constant stream of “LOOK AT MEEEEE”… so much so that many of...