The Overwhelm of Overwhelm

We’ve all had moments in our lives where we’ve been so overwhelmed with a certain situation that we freeze like deer in the headlights – it can be so overwhelming to be overwhelmed! It’s a negative feedback loop; you have so much to deal with, so many tasks on your to-do list, that you begin […]

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Mastering Sleep

Given that my sleep patterns have been grossly disturbed over the last few weeks I have decided to share some of the things I’ve learned about how to master your sleep. Why have my sleep patterns been disrupted I hear you ask? Children. Specifically, one child. Now before I hear cries denouncing my suffering as […]

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The Power of Language

Language is a really powerful tool; so powerful that we often completely underestimate the power it can have in our lives. Yes – language facilitates communication and collaboration between individuals and large groups alike, but it works at a much deeper level than just facilitating the co-ordination of our activities. To dig a little deeper […]

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Stop Trying So Hard!

I’ve always been an over-achiever. I’ve strived for perfection in everything I’ve done (and everything I do), and been relentless in my pursuit of achievement – of making a difference in the World in one meaningful way or another. I’ve also always believed that I can accomplish anything I put my mind to – have […]

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It’s The Small Things

Kids are one of the most beautiful and life changing gifts a person can receive – so pure, so bright, so mouldable. Like with any relationship in life though, it’s a two way street. As parents, there is the potential for us to learn as much about ourselves as our children can learn from us. […]

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