Ten tips to having more energy

Wanting more energy was actually the start of this wonderful journey into health and happiness for me. Sitting on the edge of a bed a few years ago, feeling bone weary and tired way beyond my years, I’d finally had enough. I didn’t want to feel that way anymore. I wanted energy. I wanted to feel vibrant and alive with …

Five energy drains that are making you tired

Strangely enough, the kids and hubby are not on this list, although I’m sure they can on occasion, make you tired. If you find you suffer the slumps every afternoon, or even start the day that way, then it’s possible these common drains are robbing you of your precious energy. Unlike the kids and hubby, these ones you can change. Tiredness …

The burden of busyness

This past couple of weeks have verged on a little out of control around here. I knew February and March were going to be full on – birthdays, a wedding, lots of travel for conferences and presentations, an event and a wedding anniversary. Add in some work as well, somewhere in there, and the usual run of kids commitments and feeding …

Creating abundance without earning a cent

You don’t need a million-dollar bank account or mansion to feel rich. You can create abundance without earning a cent, with a subtle shift in focus. Often, especially when you’re meeting the needs of little people, life can feel like it’s lacking. Everything feels in short supply, from time and patience to money. Our mind chatter – those thoughts of …

Living the dream

Can you believe we’re more than half way through January? Just like that, the first month of the year is almost done, and already it can feel like time is slipping away before you’ve had a chance to do anything. Around here, the kids are starting to feel the heavy weight of the axe about to fall to signal the …

True confessions: motherhood is hard work. But you don’t have to drown in it.

“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.” Charles Dickens could have been writing about raising kids when he wrote these words. Because while it is the single most fabulous, authentic, amazing and important thing you could ever possibly do in your life, it is also ridiculously hard, tiring, worrying, expensive and sometimes not much fun. …

Minding your mind clutter

This is how I explain the headspace of mothers today: “If you want to know what’s going on inside my head, think of a computer with 236 internet tabs open all at the same time.” Next time you’re trying to explain your exhaustion to your husband or partner, feel free to use it. That is life as a mother these …