To be happy you need to tune into your inner wisdom and nourish your Soul. This is the most crucial Habit, because without this step you remain unconnected to your true self, and therefore lose your capacity for that strong, unmoveable inner joy, fulfilment and alignment. Let me say this again: connecting, nurturing and strengthening … Continue reading INNER Confidence – Step 3: Nourish Your Soul
Habit 2: Notice what is going on in your head. Knowledge is power. As we discussed in Habit 1, we all have conflicting desires, thoughts, opinions and beliefs that have developed from our evolution, our upbringing, our experiences and our culture. To help understand and deal with the ebb and flow of all these influences I … Continue reading INNER Confidence – Step 2: Notice What’s Being Said in Your Head?
Last week I had a meltdown. A perfectionist, beat-myself-up, my-life-is-doomed type of meltdown. It wasn't pretty. I said horrible things about myself that I've never ever said in front of my children. I kicked and threw things around the kitchen, slammed doors, shouted and ranted about the house like a spoilt brat. It was triggered … Continue reading Vulnerability feels like Sh*t!!
The secret to inner happiness is very simple. It's such a simple concept but it's really hard to grasp and understand with our heads and our hearts. We need to know this secret in our bones for it to work. That's the difficult part, but the idea is simple. Here it is: There is Nothing Wrong with … Continue reading The Secret to Inner Happiness that We Keep Ignoring
I am happy. My heart is light and full of joy. Everything around me is beautiful and my life feels truly blessed. I feel deeply connected to my true self, to the people around me, to nature and to the Universe (whatever that means). As my previous blogs show, this is not always the case. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Connect to Your Inner Joy
I'm standing in the wooden doorway of my youngest son's bedroom. It's a small bedroom - him being the third child - only just big enough to fit a smaller-than-standard high bunk bed and a thin, tall but still too small chest of drawers. Piles of his stuff and toys sit on the homemade, wonky … Continue reading How Could a Mother do That!?
This last weekend was a hard one. Or rather, I seemed to find it hard. Things could be ticking along all fine and dandy one minute, then the next I would become emotionally overwhelmed or red-hot angry. On Saturday night I got so angry with my husband, for being mildly irritated by something I … Continue reading The Meaning of Life