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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“Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.” by Josh Billings.
This quote caught my attention as I have been trying to focus on my most important tasks, but I find staying focused to be an uphill battle. But instead of feeling defeated I have decided that I will benefit by paying attention to what is happening within myself that help me to move forward and feel more in control.
The way we begin each day sets up the way we live each day. Finding the connection between mind and body is the key to knowing when to make a change. Awareness is the beginning of transformation.
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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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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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