How do you react when your child defies you? When they say ‘no’? When your teenager tells you to ‘calm down’? When your toddler screams they hate you or falls to the floor in a screaming fit? I have different reactions depending on my mood. My reaction also depends on … Continue reading How do you react when your child defies you?
What makes for good relationships? What makes relationships healthy? When talking about relationships I am not just meaning the romantic variety, I am meaning all of the interactions we have with all the people in our lives. Loneliness has been in the news recently with statistics such as Loneliness is likely … Continue reading Relationship. Check.
“Does your child do the right thing in the world, even when no one is looking or grading them?” Julie Lythcott-Haims This is a good question isn’t it? It is what we want isn’t it? We want our children to become adults who do the ‘right’ thing even when no one is watching. … Continue reading “Does your child do the right thing in the world, even when no one is looking or grading them?”
This week in my Exploring What Matters course run by Action for Happiness we focused on peace of mind. In class we explored mindfulness and being more aware of our thoughts, seeing how our thoughts effect our moods and our actions. We were given the image of a bucket with a tap. The … Continue reading How to grow resilience.
I am currently taking part in the ‘Exploring What Matters’ course run by Action for Happiness. The courses aim is to bring people together to explore the issues that really matter for a happy and meaningful life. It is designed to help foster a more positive and caring society. Last week we … Continue reading 10 Keys to Happier Living