Unlike most New Year's, this year I didn't hit the ground running. Literally. Where in previous years I've made resolutions to run three times a week this year, with everything else that was going on, I chose to not run. I chose to not put myself under any extra pressure and to simply run for … Continue reading The power of simply showing up
Like many people during this pandemic, we're spending a lot of our time outdoors! Our house is a short walk away from some woodland which we've escaped to for our permitted exercise. We enjoyed watching spring burst into life, the cool shade it provided on hot summer days and the spectacular autumn colours as the … Continue reading Keep planting seeds
This Betwixmas feels so odd as we simply sit around and wait for the New Year to start! My husband is from a large family, so the season between Christmas and New Year's is normally back to back parties and gatherings. But 2020, and all it's drama, means that we're finishing off the year with … Continue reading It’ll be lonely this Christmas…
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 is … Continue reading 5 Ways to Show Love to Your Teenagers
I can be quite head strong and determined when I want to be and can get a certain amount done without any help. But I know to truly flourish I need the help and support of others.
Last night I was on the phone to my brother, planning a boat trip for our two families to enjoy together. It would be a 3 hour trip, with food, exploring an area we were both keen to see. But sadly 2020 struck again. Shortly after we finished our call, the UK government announced that … Continue reading Abandoned Boats and Winter Coats
4 lessons from running which will help any habit stick
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 the … Continue reading Waiting….
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.
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, this … Continue reading New Beginnings