5 Ways to Show Love to Your Teenagers

How do you communicate with your teenager when you seem to speak different languages? ⠀⠀It’s a question that often comes up in coaching. Parents want to have a healthy, loving relationship with their teens but sometimes don’t find it as easy as when the kids were younger. ⠀⠀It can seem as if the teen isContinue reading “5 Ways to Show Love to Your Teenagers”

Waiting….

I thought I’d write this while stood in the queue waiting to get into the supermarket. Thankfully the sun is shining and I have no where else to be. For those stumbling across this in the future I’m writing this on 9th April 2020. The coronavirus has caused a global pandemic and, here in theContinue reading “Waiting….”

5 Ways To Stay Sane In Self-Isolation

During this time of Covid-19 here’s 5 ideas for you, and your children, to help you stay sane, and even thrive, during self-isolation.

New Beginnings

I was absentmindedly watching the news, as an Australian couple captured my attention. Their property was one of many that have been destroyed by the recent bushfires, and yet there was something different about this story. They’d had a little bit of rain, and theirs was a story of hope. In amongst the devastation, thisContinue reading “New Beginnings”

My 2020 Goal is to not set any!!

I’m done with Goal Setting! I know the theory.  I’ve read the books. I’ve attended the training, but I quit! It simply doesn’t work for me, so this year I’m doing things differently! Over the years I’ve tried and tried to set goals but I have two struggles, firstly defining my goal into something that’sContinue reading “My 2020 Goal is to not set any!!”

Making my voice heard

Just before heading out for lunch, I was stood phone-in-hand, chatting with friends.  I’m quite expressive as I talk, and although I don’t remember how it happened, I vividly remember it.  Time seemed to slow down as I watched my phone slip out of my hand and somersault until it rested face down on theContinue reading “Making my voice heard”

Writing one more post

The idea behind this blog was to give me a place to sharpen my communication skills. To regularly practice putting words together to communicate an idea. To bring hope and encouragement to others as I reflect on my own life and the lessons I’ve learnt. The discipline to produce 200 words, regardless of how IContinue reading “Writing one more post”