Eventually the teasing stopped and the kids realised we had a varied taste in music, proclaiming some of the tunes ‘epic’. That was when it happened … one of the younger children was trying to sing along to ‘We Built This City’ by Starship, but misheard the lyrics. Instead of singing ‘…we built this city on rock and roll…’ she sang, much to our delight, ‘…we built this city on sausage rolls…’.
Feeling overstretched? Is everything on your plate a bit overwhelming? Find it hard to say no? Maybe you neglect your ‘self’ while trying to keep everyone else happy? If this sounds a bit like you then you, my friend, could be a ‘people pleaser’!
I was going to write a brilliant blog on this topic, but somewhere between thinking about it and actually writing it, the ideas all fell out of my brain. That’s the only way I can describe it … things just fall out of my brain.
Do you feel you are working harder than ever? Wondering if it’s worth it, if it makes you miserable? Has ‘work’ become the ultimate 4-letter word? It’s got to be better than this, right? If you are lucky, your employer will offer a variety of perks and benefits to keep you happy in your job.Continue reading “7 Ways to be Happy at Work”
So much to do and so little time. Sound familiar? You’re not alone!
Do we really need to be in total control? How many times have you been in a situation where things happened totally unprompted and you had the time of your life? Those impromptu moments of sheer joy where you abandoned control and just went with the flow felt amazing? They are the moments you look back at.
Putting the word ‘toxic’ before ‘positivity’ gives it a rather negative vibe, don’t you think? But the clue is in the name itself as it can sometimes be interpreted as a lack of empathy, and often unintentional. This is because when we feel uncomfortable with a situation and how it makes us feel, our emotional reaction can be inappropriate.
Periods stopping was something I was aware of and looked forward to, but skin issues? Who knew about the effect perimenopause and menopause would have on our skin? So what kinds of things should we be looking out for and what can we do about them?
Have you ever asked yourself “why does this keep happening to me?” or find yourself repeating the same mistakes over and over again? Maybe you try and make changes to your life, but feel like you are chasing your tail as you end up where you started time and time again. From tucking into aContinue reading “Self Sabotage: Stop the Cycle”
Places to go. Things to do. People to see. All we do is rush about, cramming everything into our day and get stressed about it. But does is really need to be this way? The short answer is no, it doesn’t. We have all got impatient in a supermarket checkout queue. We’ll get mad ifContinue reading “It’s OK to Slow Down”