Childhood Anxiety

The Signs And Symptoms Of Childhood Anxiety

I had an interesting experience this past week, I was attending an awards ceremony for my youngest daughter, Grace aged 13.  As always the ceremony starts with the Principal Address, he usually talks about the achievements of the kids and how proud he is of all they have achieved for Term 1. However, this time …

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Letting Go

The Art of Letting Go

We all go through so many different experiences in our lives. It is a given that we are going to hold onto certain ones and let go of others.  The question is are you holding onto the right experiences, the ones that will serve you rather than harm you? [line] Let’s have a look at …

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Successful Parent

What Makes a Successful Parent?

Success = The accomplishment of an aim or purpose If we follow this definition of success then being a successful parent is going to look different for each person as we all have our own purpose. What is your purpose? When you thought about becoming a parent, what were the values you thought would be …

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Living with stress

A Guide to Living with Stress

Let’s start with the acronym for Stress: STRESS = Situations That Release Emergency Signals or Stimuli Stress is something we all experience in our lives be that us as adults or our children and sometimes our children are the source of our own stress. So how do you live with stress in your life without …

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Intuitive Parent

Are you an Intuitive Parent?

In our role as a parent there is never a lack of information been thrown our way, sometimes in ways that we certainly don’t appreciate. If you are like me this flow of information from when your kids are babies right though to teenagers can be extremely overwhelming. How do you know what is right …

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Epilepsy

My Epilepsy Warrior

In this week’s blog I wanted to share a personal experience with you in hopes of bringing awareness to Epilepsy in Children.   As many of you may or may not know our 16 year old daughter has two types of Epilepsy; Generalised Epilepsy and Photosensitive Epilepsy. March is the month of Epilepsy Awareness here in …

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Meditation

The Benefits of Meditation

Meditation is a bit of a buzz word right now, isn’t it? So, like the old saying goes if you can’t beat them, join them.  Let’s dive in and look at what meditation is and the benefits you can expect to experience with a regular practice of meditation. Meditation is having an inner focus and …

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Decisions

10 Ways to Effective Decision Making

In planning this week’s blog I asked my mum what she thought would be a good title for a blog about decision making and yes her response was: “I don’t know, I just can’t decide” Without even realising it she had made a decision about the title of this week’s blog.  This actually happens a …

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Empowerment

A Guide to Personal Empowerment

One of my favourite things that I am very passionate about is empowering women to really believe in themselves and get back in the driver’s seat of their life.  The light I see in their eyes when this shift begins to happen is miraculous, they stand tall and have a beautiful confidence within them that …

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