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#545 – Please And Thank You

#545 – Please And Thank You

“Don’t forget your pleases and thank yous” My mother used to tell me this. I grew up in the UK and people tend to be very polite. She reminds my little boy too that being polite is very important. Some cultures and languages don’t use such words as often. When you...
#544 – Give It Another Go

#544 – Give It Another Go

“Don’t bother buying it, he doesn’t like it.” We were in the supermarket and my little boy wanted to buy cereal. He had put a box of cereal that we had had in the house before in our basket. Last time, he had tried one mouthful and hadn’t touched the rest,...
#543 – Stop Emotional Eating

#543 – Stop Emotional Eating

At the end of a long week, it’s easy to sit down with crisps, chocolate and gummy bears in front of a movie. You tell yourself you deserve it. Does this sound familiar to you? I’ve been there. I know I don’t need it but there’s something rather comforting about...
#536 – What Is Your Self-Care?

#536 – What Is Your Self-Care?

Lately, the topic of self-care keeps showing up for me and that’s normally a sign for me to do something about it. What is self-care in the first place? At its most basic, it means looking after yourself.   I know people that don’t look after themselves properly or...
#535 – Practice With Role-Play

#535 – Practice With Role-Play

When I was training to be a client advisor, we were involved in role-plays where one of us would be the client and another the client advisor. We were put in difficult situations where we would need to enact things out. It was always good practice as it was a safe...
#534 – Learning With The Easter Bunny

#534 – Learning With The Easter Bunny

Over Easter, our household had a special guest with long ears visit. The Easter bunny thought he would make both a game and training out of his visit, leaving post-it notes with little chocolate eggs around our flat. The first appeared on our kitchen table asking...