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What does a 'life-friendly business' look like for you? lifefriendly mumpreneur timeoff wellbeing worklifebalance Apr 05, 2021

The other day my husband and I decided to take advantage of the nice weather and go for a dog walk, right in the middle of our work day.

An ice cream van came by, and it made me chuckle as the kids are always desperate to see one and we never do! 

And then I thought, hang on, why can't *we*...

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Is it time to revisit your boundaries? boundaries inspiration mindset mumpreneur switchoff wellbeing Jan 20, 2021

 

Do you find yourself struggling to switch off?
Feeling like things are never finished?
Or feeling irritated when people ask things of you?

It could be that it's time to check in to your boundaries, and make sure you are communicating them with those around you. 

Watch this short video...

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Manage your wellbeing this festive season festiveperiod overwhelm pressure priorities wellbeing Dec 02, 2020

Today as we arrive in December I wanted to discuss managing overwhelm and prioritising yourself during the run-up to Christmas so you can enjoy this fun time of year rather than feeling stressed and burned out.

 

Which of these tips will you take on board this month?

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6 strategies to manage your wellbeing during the Coronavirus outbreak coronavirus lockdown mumpreneur mumsinbusiness stress wellbeing workingfromhome Apr 04, 2020

During this challenging time I thought it would be helpful to host this Facebook Live with some strategies you can use to manage your wellbeing during lockdown.

We discuss:
1. Using media consciously
2. Practising mindfulness daily
3. Boosting your immune system
4. Keeping your stress levels low
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Are you giving yourself enough headspace? balance breathe business headspace midweekmomentum seotime takeabreak wellbeing Jan 15, 2020

How much are you trying to pack in to your daily schedule? Do you go from task to task, with no time to stop and reflect? No time to breathe and take a moment?

In this week's Midweek Momentum I share my technique for carving out that much-needed headspace and talk about why it's so important for...

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Are you looking after yourself? cocoon mindful selfcare strategies wellbeing Nov 28, 2019

It's the season for coughs and colds, and after 3 days in bed myself this is a very timely Midweek Momentum!

Next week in The Cocoon we have our Well Being Week and we will be sharing strategies on how to eat well, breathe well, sit well, drink mindfully and also learn to be still....something...

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Do you treat your wellbeing as a 'nice to have' or a 'must'? anxiety motherhood mumpreneurs mumsinbusiness overwhelm thecocoon wellbeing Sep 22, 2019
As mums, our needs often come last. We put everyone else's before our own.
 
But as the old saying goes "Happy mum, happy baby" and this continues to be true as the child grows up.
 
When I speak to my mentoring clients about the challenges they are facing, many of them are related...
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How To Be A Happier Business Owner businessowner entrepreneur happiness muminbusiness mumpreneur wellbeing Jan 04, 2018

Being an entrepreneur is not for the faint hearted. It's a lot of hard work and when you are trying to juggle business with raising kids it's so easy to be paralysed with overwhelm.

In this free webinar I will share with you my top 5 tips for becoming a happier business owner this year.

 

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Self Care - Add More Nature To Your Working Day nature selfcare suethomas wellbeing Dec 04, 2017

Guest post by author Sue Thomas

Most of us enjoy connecting with nature now and again, whether it’s tending your indoor plants, or digging the garden, or taking country walks. But did you know that contact with nature has been shown to provide measurable benefits like reduced stress,...

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Moving On From A Traumatic Childbirth birthstory childbirth depression motherhood pregnancy trauma wellbeing Nov 07, 2017

[Long blog post alert! – this is a personal account of my own birth story]


I remember vividly being pregnant and having wonderful daydreams of how my life would be with my husband and baby. Lots of laughter, cuddles and the amazing feeling of being in a ‘family cocoon’. I would...

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