If there is one thing I hear more than anything else from the ambitious mums I coach it's this... I know I could make a real go of this, if only I had the time! You know the story. You drop the kids off at school, you stick a wash on, you look around the house, you clear away a few toys, then you sit down with a drink and
Worry is something us mums are used to - the kids future, their schooling, how our work affects their home life, their behaviour, money, health, our mental wellbeing... the list really does go on and on. But things just got a little bit crazier - ok, well maybe a lot crazier - with the Covid-19 pandemic, the school closures, the social distancing advice, the 'lock-down' - and the world has
As a busy mum, I bet you have experienced overwhelm recently, probably even at some point this week? But what does Overwhelm actually mean? Why do we get it? And how do we get rid... Well, overwhelm is simply when we are left feeling stressed out and unable to take action on the things we need to get done. We feel like there is simply too much to do, too
As a busy mum, it is easy to get sucked into the Daily Grind. We seem to spend our day sprinting from task to task, trying to juggle the kids/work/house and simply feeling like we're drowning in a tidal wave of looking after everyone else and trying to get everything done... Oh and then trying to 'appreciate it' and 'treasure each moment' all at the same time. So
For me, when we talk about managing our time, everything gets a little confused. Time is simply time, it comes, it goes and there is nothing we can do about it, so the term 'time management' is actually a cruel illusion. When we start to have thoughts such as 'Why is there never enough time?' or "Why can I never find the time to do something for myself?