Control Your Own Identity

Our roles in each relationship are likely to affect how we identify ourselves.

My identity as a mother has remained, but parts of me have changed over the years.

My three sons have grown now and have moved entirely into lives of their own. They have moved to a world of work, friendship and, all other attachments. A separate sphere where I am, for the most part, a welcome visitor.

I have always believed that parenting is more about preparing them to be independent, to be competent and enthusiastic about moving into a meaningful adult lives and less about having ‘happy’ children indefinitely clingy and dependent.

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How to Stay Focused in Today’s Digital Environment

“Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.”    Josh Billings.

This quote caught my attention as I have been trying to focus on my most important tasks, only to find it is an uphill battle. But instead of feeling defeated, I have decided that I will benefit by paying attention to what is happening within myself to move forward and be more in control.

Every day is a new beginning; finding the connection between mind and body is the key to making a change. Awareness is the beginning of transformation.

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Make 2018 Your Best Year Ever – 5 Ideas and How To Achieve Them

The New Year has just started, and it is the perfect opportunity to look forward and to re-evaluate some your life choices.

If you are looking for effective ways of changing your life for the better, here is a list of the most five common New Year’s resolutions with a piece of advice and links to useful articles that deal with the issue in greater detail to maximise your chances of not giving up by February.

1. Enjoy Life to the Fullest

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5 Ways to Keep Energised and Healthy During The Festive Season

The festive season is upon us. We are all looking forward to celebrating with friends and family. Inviting food, delicious desserts, and plenty of Christmas drinks that it would be easy to let go of our health and wellness.

At the same time, looking and feeling at your best is essential so with these simple but effective methods you will feel energised and fit, not only this festive season but on a regular basis.

Spending 15 to 20 minutes on yourself every morning will ensure you get into a daily routine before other commitments, and it will kickstart your metabolism for the rest of the day.

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Reading Habits and Brain Benefits

How reading for six minutes can be enough to reduce stress levels and increases your brain power?

Studies have shown that reading stimulates the brain and researchers have found that it can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia, by keeping your mind engaged.

Reading, in the recent years, has lost its appeal. People prefer mobiles and gadgets than reading an actual book. There is a debate between paper books and e-readers. Some talk about the sentimental versus the practical.  However, focusing can be challenging, and gadgets tend to reduce concentration. A book, on the other hand, does the opposite and helps you increase your focus.

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