Mindset is at the heart of everything we do. It impacts the way we see ourselves and others, the way we connect with our children and loved ones, the way we look after ourselves and the way we respond to challenges and changes. Our mindset directly impacts our happiness, resilience and what happens in our lives. Here you’ll find practical information, tips and stories from my own experience that will help you develop a helpful mindset for a happier, more confident life. 

Why you are not “just” a mum

Why you are not “just” a mum

I’ve heard way too many mums, say “I’m just a mum”. It hurts my heart to hear it. Using the word "just" seems to imply that being a mum isn't really that important or noteworthy. Why do we add the word "just" in there? Is it because we: Don't believe that being a mum...

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How to find balance in life as a busy mum

How to find balance in life as a busy mum

Are you constantly trying to achieve the right balance in your life?  Do you feel like you’re neglecting certain areas of your life? Or do you feel like some parts of your life are pulling you and demanding a disproportionate amount of your time and energy? Before I...

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Free yourself from what others think and make decisions for you

Free yourself from what others think and make decisions for you

Have you ever made a decision to do something you didn’t really want to do, based on what others thought? Or, maybe you made the final decision based on what you wanted but you had to work through everyone else’s opinions and a whole lot of over-analysing and...

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10 ways to add the powerful practice of gratitude to your life

10 ways to add the powerful practice of gratitude to your life

I tend to say thank you a lot. So much, that my husband used to always ask me "why are you thanking me for that?!". If I thanked him for doing the dishes, he'd say it was his responsibility too. If I thanked him for picking me up from the airport (we had a long...

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How to create helpful daily habits for the life you want

How to create helpful daily habits for the life you want

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How to stop thinking like an imposter when you feel like one

How to stop thinking like an imposter when you feel like one

Do you ever feel like some day, someone is going to find out that you’re a great big fraud!? That someone is going to realise that you: Aren’t as good a mum as you seem to be Aren’t coping as well as you “should” be Have no idea what you’re doing in raising your...

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How to overcome the excuses and make exercise manageable

How to overcome the excuses and make exercise manageable

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Paid work or stay at home? Mums don’t need to be judged

Paid work or stay at home? Mums don’t need to be judged

I always knew there was an ongoing debate and judgement about whether mums should stay at home or return to paid work. More recently, I've realised just how divisive, hurtful and personal this debate has become for some mums. Fortunately, any judgement of this kind...

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How to accept compliments with grace

How to accept compliments with grace

I love to give compliments. I really believe that if you see something positive in someone, then you should tell them. Why? Because: They may not see it themselves It might brighten their day (or week!) They may need the encouragement It tells them that I appreciate...

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How to get yourself to take action and make this year amazing

How to get yourself to take action and make this year amazing

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Word of the year: a simple yet effective way to focus your year

Word of the year: a simple yet effective way to focus your year

Have you thought about how you'd like this year to be better or different to last year? How you would like to be better or different this year? I love the potential of a new year. To me, it feels like an adventure that is yet to unfold. Part planned and part unknown....

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39 powerful things I’ve learned in life

39 powerful things I’ve learned in life

This week I'm celebrating my 39th birthday. I’ve always loved getting older. For a long time, I’ve rounded up my age in the last 6 months before my birthday. Is that a bit strange? I think the reason I’m so excited about getting older is that I associate it with...

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How to replace stress with joy this Christmas (Part 1)

How to replace stress with joy this Christmas (Part 1)

Does your ideal Christmas look like something out of a Netflix Christmas special? I’m the first to admit that I get totally caught up in whole experience of Christmas. I love buying and wrapping presents, baking, making craft, decorating, getting together with friends...

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25 ways to save time and save your sanity

25 ways to save time and save your sanity

For as long as I can remember, when I asked my Dad how his day was, he would respond in a weary tone, “busy”. It became a bit of a running joke in our house. As an adult, I've realised that I’ve subconsciously taken on this same mindset. I always feel like I’m in a...

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How we can be happy no matter what

How we can be happy no matter what

It is scientifically proven that happiness is a choice, but what does that mean? And in our current society, why are so many people unhappy? Did you know experts are saying that the leading causes of death in 2020 will be depression, anxiety and mental illness? We are...

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How to quieten your inner critic

How to quieten your inner critic

Do you ever speak to yourself in a way that you would never speak to someone else? Harsher? Meaner? More irrational? We all have a voice in our head that reminds us of the things we aren’t. That’s your inner critic. Your inner critic might tell you that you’re not:...

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