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”
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 thatContinue 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 theContinue 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, thisContinue reading “New Beginnings”
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!!”
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”
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”