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Sober Talk -Seeing the World Beyond the Fog of Alcohol

‘Are we going for a walk mum?’ I’m nudged into awareness by my daughter at the end of my bed, walking shoes on, ready to go. It’s Sunday, the sun is shining through a gap in the bedroom curtains but … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Dealing with Overwhelm and Freeing up some Headspace

According to the first definition that came up on Google ‘Overwhelm’ is described as: To Bury or Drown Beneath and Huge Mass of Something, especially water….. Well, I couldn’t have summed it up better if I’d tried.  That’s exactly how … Continue reading

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The Midlife Metamorphosis

The Midlife Metamorphosis I love this metaphor as a way to describe the transition through midlife and into the second half of our lives – what I like to call our “Butterfly Years”! It just sums up exactly how I … Continue reading

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Is Your Mindset Holding You Back from Living Your Best Midlife?

There’s something about reaching this middle period in our lives that makes us stop and take notice. For me it was the huge realisation that I had probably more years behind me than I had in front of me, yet … Continue reading

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Time for a New Year Detox?

Time for a New Year Detox? Christmas and New Year tend to be portrayed as a time for celebrations, festivities and fun times with friends and family.  But for many the reality can feel anything but fun. Toxic relationships and … Continue reading

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Overcoming Inertia aka Getting Out of Your Own Way!

  Have you ever had that experience where you set yourself a great big kick ass goal? You’re all fired up and raring to go. You’ve made lists of lists of things you’re going to do to get into action. … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Embarrassment of Menopause in the Workplace

  The date is 14 August 2017.  I’m sat in the rather uninspiring Squadron tea bar in the Section where I work for the RAF, eating my lunch; a healthy homemade salad of rice and peppers with chicken.  I’m chatting … Continue reading

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10 Top Tips for Remaining Cool through the Hot Flushes!

Oh Boy!!  It’s pretty hot in the UK right now.  I can’t recall such a long period of dry, hot weather for a long time. It’s great when you’re on holiday and can sit back and chill with an ice … Continue reading

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What Is Chronic Inflammation and Why Is It Important When It Comes to Your Health?

  Inflammation can be a very good thing.  When you twist your ankle and it gets red and swollen, you know things are working properly.  That’s your body doing its job to heal.  That’s a good thing. The problem comes … Continue reading

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Finally Coming to Terms with Breast Cancer

I was 15 years old and I’d just come home from a boring day at school. Like most 15 year olds I was way too cool for school.  The teachers didn’t get me, the lessons were boring and all I … Continue reading

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