Listen to Your Heart

When you’re younger and you’re not really sure who you are yet, you tend to question everything. You’re not quite sure if the thoughts in your head are right or whether the opinions of others are. But as you get older and a bit more confident you start believing in yourself a bit more. When …

Getting Under Your Skin

I’m sat here feeling all grumpy and prickly because someone has got under my skin. I can’t write too much but let’s just say it’s a gossiping bossyboots. Why do people get under our skin? I guess it’s a reaction to something they’ve said or done that we don’t like. In this instance, a text …

What Do You Really Want?

2020 was a really tough year for everyone… unfortunately 2021 looks set to be just as challenging. So take this opportunity to take stock and drill down into what you want from life. Do your current priorities need changing? Maybe you’re now working from home and could move to a new area that you’ve always …

Stop Making Excuses

Last year, after eight years of being unhappy married I finally put myself first and ended it. I’d spent years trying to fix it. Endless hours talking about it and trying to explain what I needed and why. I was an enabler and had made excuses for bad behaviour for years. Along with giving endless …

Ask Her to Dance

I have never been asked to dance by a man. Not once. Never. Isn’t that sad? Is romance dead? Or am I just choosing the wrong type of men? I’m going to throw out a huge generalisation here… most women like to dance. Most women want to be asked to dance. What is more lovely …

It’s OK to Feel Sad

Feeling sad sometimes is OK. Life is made up of moments, they can’t all be happy and they’re certainly not all perfect. But feeling sad and crying all the time is not OK. You need to learn to recognise when sadness has turned to depression. You might wake up, feel tired, not want to get …