Many manage to do a lot – But what if managing to do a lot wasn’t the point of life?

By |November 8th, 2021|Categories: Stress & Anxiety|

What do you do when you're bursting with energy? Do you enjoy the feeling? A lot of people are excellent at managing their lives. Getting their tasks done. Performing well. Accomplishing the next thing. They gather energy, so they can repeat the cycle; doing the tasks, performing well, and accomplishing [...]

Your child doesn’t know that you’re angry because you are in a hurry, they will think you’re angry at them

By |July 9th, 2021|Categories: Kids & Parenting, Stress & Anxiety|Tags: , , , |

I've worked very hard to be able to have peaceful mornings with my children. I hate having to rush the kids to get dressed and then rush to daycare. I realized something during one of these precious peaceful mornings. Something that made my heart sink. Me and my two-year-old had [...]

What to do when you’re stressed, anxious or busy?

By |July 5th, 2021|Categories: Stress & Anxiety|

Try this three-minute exercise, guaranteed to relieve your symptoms We've all been pulled into that tugging, nagging feeling in our body. An internal twist of the organs, telling you something isn't quite right. We've all overanalyzed, losing our focus and concentration in the never-ending thought loop. If we find ourselves [...]

A letter of compassion to myself

By |March 10th, 2021|Categories: Stress & Anxiety|Tags: , , , |

Dear me, I have travelled a long way to be here. I've encountered storms, obstacles, joy, even love during these travels. Every experience has brought me here, to now. Sometimes my journey has taken me through muddy waters, sometimes I've been sidetracked, lost even. In hindsight it may seem like [...]

Don’t believe your thoughts when you’re tired – life really isn’t what it feels like

By |November 15th, 2020|Categories: Stress & Anxiety|Tags: , , |

We've all heard the story about the new mother being overwhelmed with the fatigue of staying up all night and sleep walking through the day. Whenever I hear this story, it transports me right back to where I was five years ago. My daughter was diagnosed with reflux when she [...]

When you’re in a hurry, you turn into a selfish idiot with no consideration for others

By |October 12th, 2020|Categories: Kids & Parenting, Stress & Anxiety|Tags: , , , |

My husband and I were taking our five-year-old daughter to daycare. She was cycling with her little bike, and since no one else was on the road, we gave her permission to speed up towards the double gates on top of a hill. There was a space between the [...]