#17| The Power of “No”

Last week we touched on priorities, values and responding to demands. Today I want to delve into the power of No and why I think you should use this often seen as a negative word more often. Here are just 3 powers No holds: 1. No sets boundaries! It is the tool in which we establish and maintain limits that protects our [...]

#16| The Right Balance

Remember learning to cycle for the first time? Yeah, I don't either lol but for the sake of this blog let's pretend we do. Being forced to wear those hideous elbow and knee pads. With a helmet roughly weighing 10kg, designed to prevent head injuries whilst breaking your neck. Walking towards your bike you give [...]

#15 | I Pushed Over My Teacher

I enjoyed secondary school, probably abit too much. I don’t think a day went by without me being in a fit of laughter. It was good times. To my teachers this was annoying and disruptive, this resulted in me having a behaviour mentor pretty quickly. I mean I wasn’t mad about it, it came with [...]

11# | Worry: 5 A Day & I’m Not Talking About Fruits (4/4)

In 2011, my late Father was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, a rare terminal muscles wasting disease. It's the same disease Stephen Hawkings lived with. Within 6 months of being diagnosed, my Dad had lost his ability talk, walk or move any part of his body. We were told he doesn't have long to live. [...]

#10| Me & PTSD

I think this is my most vulnerable piece of writing to date. Before I go on I want to say that this blog isn’t so you can pity me or anyone else with a anxiety disorder. I remember the first time I heard someone speak on this topic and I felt for the first time [...]

#8|Worry: The Replacement (2/4)

We live a fast paced society with so much going on. There is constantly something to do and worry about. Whether it’s your family, friends, bills etc, the list goes on. Some of these things we have no control over, but we can certainly control our stress and worry levels to promote a happy peaceful [...]