Self Care


Put Yourself at the Head of the Line

Self-Care as an Essential Back-to-Work Tool

Often you forget your self-care when you return to work after a career break. We can be so concerned about those that we will be spending less time with/on instead of ourselves. Self-care is not selfish; rather it is a way of being better equipped wherever you are. We...

The Important Business of Rest – Your Own Mid-Year Appraisal

A Special Time A mid-year appraisal might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think"vacation". Summer holidays can be a time for going into reflective mode, especially if we can get a change of scene. I’m going to sit in a garden in France for two...

Stay at Home Parenting – Should I or Shouldn’t I?

Staying at home to bring up children is probably fundamental to the world turning on its axis. That said, I am constantly around clever mothers (usually it’s mums) that I know saying “I should be working”. The ONS says 4.7 million mothers now work compared to 3.7...

The Power of Journaling in a Career Relaunch

  The single most important discipline that I have ever picked up is journaling. Over time the journal has become a friend, a cheerleader, a correctional facility, a teacher. It is faithful and loyal, listens without judgement.    Honestly there is so much...

Rest, Reflect, Resurrect Part 2

  This post continues our look at the value of incorporating these three r's into your journey: Rest, Reflect, Resurrect, Pt1 (1-10) 11) Serve somebody else  (not the usual person that you serve). You will get a boost from it that is different to what you get from...

Rest, Reflect, Resurrect Part 1

 Happy Easter! While not everyone shares in the celebration of this particular holiday, I do think the value of a pause for time to reflect and rest is applicable to all of us. Psychologists know the value of recovery; periods of rest such as a good night’s sleep, a...

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