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6 1/2 Things that self care is not

6 1/2 Things that self care is not

Anyone fed up of hearing about self care yet? I am a huge advocate of it but I really think it gets a bad press and I’m writing this in the hope that I can shed new light on it as well as encouraging you to get involved if you’re not already. So,...
I feel guilty if I have time to myself

I feel guilty if I have time to myself

Do you feel guilty if you have time on your own?  Do you feel like you should be doing something with your children or your partner or do you relish the time on your own.  Having time to yourself or ‘me time’ is fundamental to every thing else you do and...
19 self-care ideas for busy mums

19 self-care ideas for busy mums

So, once you’ve realised the importance of self care and taking time out for yourself.  What kinds of things can you do?  I’ve put together a list of ideas (by no means exhaustive) ranging from ideas that can be done in 10 minutes to things you can do for...
Why is there kudos in being ‘too busy’

Why is there kudos in being ‘too busy’

I had a great response to my last post on creating ‘me time’ but one of the commenters on my Facebook post talked about how she has had to put up with some pretty scornful comments when she talks about making time for herself and how, with a certain tone,...
How to find time for self care

How to find time for self care

One of the trickiest things, for me, is putting myself at the top of the list and making time for self care.  I’ve talked before about why self care is important but top of the list is the fact that if you’re not firing on all cylinders then you’re...