Category Archives: Balance & Vitality

5 Easy Ways to Brighten Up Your Day!

Reading Time: 1 min 45 sec

  One of the biggest lies we’re told (and it’s constantly reinforced in adverts, movies, magazines etc) is that we SHOULD be happy. Yes, there are horrible atrocities going on all over the world right now, people starving and/or living … Continue reading

Posted in Balance & Vitality, Feelings & Emotions, Friendship, Happiness, Inner Critic and Gremlins, Inspiring, Knowing Yourself!, Love & Relationships, New Ways of Thinking, Self-Care, Self-Coaching Tips, Self-Esteem & Self-Respect | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Why You Need To Stop Worrying What Others Think – Now!

Reading Time: 1 min 39 sec

We spend our lives tying ourselves in knots, worrying what other people think when – and here’s the irony – most people will have forgotten us within a few moments! But the need to please and “fit in” goes deep; as humans we have a fundamental need to belong. Continue reading

Posted in Inner Critic and Gremlins, Inspiring, Knowing Yourself!, Loving Ourselves, Self-Care, Self-Coaching Tips, Self-Esteem & Self-Respect | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

25 x Fabulous Inspirational Quotes to Get You Fired up and Back on Track!

Reading Time: 1 min 27 sec

How are your goals coming along? I’m a big fan of quotes as a source of inspiration and to help you refocus on your goals this week I’m sharing some of my favourite inspirational quotes! So, if you want to … Continue reading

Posted in Happiness, Inspiring, Self-Care, Taking Action, Vision, Goals & Action | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Two Actions You Can Take Today To Feel Brilliant AND Begin to Create the Life You Want!

Reading Time: 1 min 33 sec

I don’t know about you but I have an action-bias. Whatever happens in life – good, bad, indifferent – I feel the need to take action. Action moves me towards my goals, and it also helps me resolve my issues … Continue reading

Posted in Balance & Vitality, Confidence & Authenticity, Feelings & Emotions, Inspiring, Self-Coaching Tips, Self-Esteem & Self-Respect, Taking Action, Vision, Goals & Action | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
Success Habits shown by boy with green apple on head

5 Easy Steps To Create New Daily Habits & Set Yourself Up For Success

Reading Time: 1 min 57 sec

Recently I have (re)introduced a number of daily habits to my life and I feel clearer, fitter and happier – in short – more successful. These new daily habits include 10 minutes planning out my work-day first thing (I’m achieving … Continue reading

Posted in Balance & Vitality, Getting Organized!, Self-Care, Self-Coaching Tips, Self-Coaching Tools & Exercises, Stress, Work & Career | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Want To Enjoy Life More? Send Your Inner Critic on a Vacation!

Reading Time: 1 min 33 sec

What if your inner critic took a vacation? Let me tell you how this idea came about. One of the things that has most helped my personal growth has to been to pay attention to how I FEEL. And it … Continue reading

Posted in Happiness, Inner Critic and Gremlins, Inspiring, Knowing Yourself!, Loving Ourselves, Self-Care | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Enjoy Summer Quotes & Personal Reflections Exercise

Reading Time: 39 sec

Quotes are so popular these days and I don’t know about you, but I love them! I find it incredible that a few words strung together can have the power to fill us with wisdom, energy and inspiration! So, here … Continue reading

Posted in Balance & Vitality, Knowing Yourself!, Pausing & Reflection, Self-Care, Self-Coaching Tips, Self-Coaching Tools & Exercises, Stress | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Dark Side of Summer – How Not to Be a Slave to Media Manipulation

Reading Time: 2 min 40 sec

For Women Everywhere – and Those Who Love Them! In the Northern hemisphere it’s now officially summer. And everywhere I look I see ads for “the perfect swimsuit”, suncreams and self-tanners. In women’s magazines and online I see the question, … Continue reading

Posted in Balance & Vitality, Confidence & Authenticity, Inspiring, Loving Ourselves, New Ways of Thinking, Perfectionism, Self-Esteem & Self-Respect, Thinking Bigger! | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is This You Too? How I FINALLY Learned to Take Care of Myself…

Reading Time: 2 min 40 sec

When your life gets stressful, when you feel overwhelmed, what do YOU do? Well, when I first moved to Canada from England almost 10 years ago and left behind my friends and much of my family, I had quit the … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiring, Kindness & Compassion, Knowing Yourself!, Loving Ourselves, Pausing & Reflection, Self-Care, Self-Esteem & Self-Respect, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

10 Meaningful Areas for you to Ponder, Reflect and Create an AMAZING Year!

Reading Time: 1 min 12 sec

Recently, my life turned upside down. A family crisis has meant my husband Duncan and I are flying back and forth from Canada to England for what will probably be about 18 months in total.  Now, although I’m more adjusted … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrating, Getting Organized!, Inspiring, Journalling, Pausing & Reflection, Self-Care, Setting Goals, Vision, Goals & Action | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment