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How to build or rebuild your confidence

How to build or rebuild your confidence

Many women experience a loss of confidence in motherhood. Psychology Dictionary Online defines self-confidence as an individual’s trust in his or her own abilities, capacities, and judgments, or belief that he or she can successfully face day-to-day challenges and...

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Using your values to create a rich and fulfilling life

Using your values to create a rich and fulfilling life

Do you know what your personal values are? Defining and aligning to our personal values can help us feel motivated, inspired and live a rich and meaningful life. When we know what’s most important to us we can look for ways to have more of this in our lives. In...

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Why it’s so hard to ask for help

Why it’s so hard to ask for help

“Can you help me?” Four little words. They seem so simple yet mothers everywhere find them near impossible to say. What makes it hard is the meaning we attribute to asking for help. Without that meaning, asking for help is a neutral activity, neither positive or...

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How to ease loneliness in motherhood

How to ease loneliness in motherhood

Since late last year, I’ve had the privilege of looking after my stepdaughter’s beautiful baby girl once a week. It’s a pretty fortunate position to be in; I get to enjoy all the cuddles, smiles and fun, and build a lovely connection with her, but then (providing my...

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Build Your Tribe With People Who Are Right For You

Build Your Tribe With People Who Are Right For You

Have you found your tribe?   "You know, the ones that make you feel the most YOU. The ones that lift you up and help you remember who you really are. The ones that remind you that a blip in the road is just that, a blip. They are the ones that when you walk out...

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4 shifts that brought me more happiness, peace and confidence

4 shifts that brought me more happiness, peace and confidence

Do you ever think about how you’ve changed and evolved throughout your life? As I turn 40 this week, I’ve been reflecting on exactly that. Whilst my core values haven’t really changed, I’m definitely not the same person I was in my 20s. Last weekend, I was blessed to...

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A letter to the amazing mum friends who make my life brighter

A letter to the amazing mum friends who make my life brighter

First... Mothers need support in many forms. There’s so much talk of how we don’t have villages anymore, but that doesn’t mean we should do motherhood on our own. We need to find support and make our own villages. Mum friends are an important source of support. Mum...

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Making mum friends: how to connect with confidence

Making mum friends: how to connect with confidence

Did you know? 90% of mums feel lonely after having children. 80% want more mum friends. But a third of mums have never taken the initiative or started a conversation that led to a friendship. Source: ChannelMum.com survey.     Clearly making mum friends is...

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Healthy or toxic: do you need to end a friendship?

Healthy or toxic: do you need to end a friendship?

I moved from Sydney to Melbourne a few years ago. In doing so, I left behind my dearest friends who’d been by my side through the ups and downs of life. Friends who are good for my soul and who I couldn’t imagine not seeing regularly. But I knew that our friendships...

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