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.
I didn't commit to running a marathon, or completing a 5K in a certain time. I just committed to putting on my trainers and getting out there three times a week and the rest followed.
After the initial excitement of pursuing a dream the novelty can quickly wear off. We then have to decide to pay the price of pretend that it was never really that important in the first place.
In this season of parenting I seem to be teaching my kids about just one thing... friendships. I'm so thankful I've come through that stage and have some great friends around me now but what's the secret to this?
Just because you've written a blog post about something doesn't mean to say you remember to apply it to everyday life!
Mummy guilt can hit at any moment. That feeling that if only you had... then your child could/would.... For me it generally arises when work and family collide. Those shows I have to miss, school trips I can't attend, friends that can't be invited back for tea and paperwork I some how misplaced, all because I'm not a stay at … Continue reading Getting ready to go
Proverbs 31 has given me a blueprint for work life balance. 10 keys for relationships, work, health, and self development.
I love Thursdays! Thursdays are my day off in more ways than one. Weekends are often filled with family, church, errands, parties, homework and sport. But Thursdays are mine. Once the kids are at school I relish the solitude of being home alone for just a few hours. I can clean, tidy, read, write and think … Continue reading The Ancient Art of Me Time
The more I write about the woman in Proverbs 31 the more I am convinced her life makes a great blueprint for work life balance. Her life demonstrates the benefits of healthy relationships, creativity, self-development, time management, risk taking, leadership etc. which are all so relevant for todays living. However the one thing that changes it from a 10 point … Continue reading How to live an extraordinary life
I have to be honest, I love my bed and I love 8 hours of sleep. So one thing that really put me off the woman described in Proverbs 31, was the fact that she started her day in the middle of the night. She rose early, not just to make breakfast for her family (I could … Continue reading Why would anyone do that?