Navigating the Storm: Strategies to Tackle an Angry World”

  Of course if you live long enough you have ups & downs, challenges, obstacles, hurdles & roadblocks. I’m a glass half full type of person naturally but I find myself struggling to handle the News, the war, the cost of living crisis, the last few years of an incompetent, uncaring government, while I’m still […]

Quick Ways to STOP Guilt – The Biggest Gremlin of Parenting!

I’m writing my notes for a Zoom business talk for a global business around “Lunch and Learn” bite sized talks for 45 minutes on a wide range of topics. Parenting is such a vast subject isn’t it, and one of the many topics that I cover is, “GUILT – The “BIG G” and gremlin of […]

How to Handle Anger More Positively With Your Kids.

Everyone gets angry with their kids at some time or another – it’s normal – it’s healthy. Kids know just what buttons to push and they push them! It helps to accept that anger is an honest emotion, but it’s what you choose to do with your anger that’s important. Don’t be afraid to let […]

Why R.A.I.N Can Help.

A couple of years ago, I discovered a 4-step mindfulness process that offers support for difficult days. It’s called RAIN (which is an acronym for the 4 steps of the process). Here are the 4 steps in brief R  ?? Recognise – what is happening. A  ?? Allow – life to be just as it is. I […]

Make it Count: A Guide for Parents and Carers on Children’s Mental Health

A rather grim & growing report from Sky News has suggested that COVID-19 has created a crisis for ‘years to come’ – as  lockdowns have put children under ‘unprecedented’ levels of distress Sky News is given unique access to a child and adolescent mental health trust to see first hand the crises children are facing. […]