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Staying Sane, What's in the news?

You are strong (enough) to make the right decisions! Believe it, girl.

No-one is born with a stronger willpower than others. This is a skill that can be taught, and knowing how to develop strong willpower can lead to huge rewards in your life. Just think. about your labour story.

For most of us mums, there must have been a point during either the pregnancy or labour (or both, bless us!) that we had had enough and wanted to yank our bundle of joy out. Or those sleepless nights when you just want to disappear for a day to just get a decent night’s sleep and recharge your batteries. But you didn’t give up (or haven’t given up)!

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Careers Coach Blog, Staying sane at work, Tips for working mums, Work and career tips and advice

Are you a #bossb*tch or just intimidating without realising it?

Social stereotypes are everywhere and the workplace is no different! It’s amazing how, even in 2018, women as men do not have a level playing field when it comes to their expected behaviours. If a man is assertive in the workplace, he’s a great boss, or an asset to the team, but a woman doing exactly the same is labelled bossy, confrontational or a b*tch.

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Staying Sane

How to get over working mum guilt

Whether it’s dropping your child at a nursery and hearing the screeching as you leave (and trying to stop the mascara ruining your work makeup); or feeling guilty that you have to miss your child’s assembly or Sport’s Day (yet again) we’ve all been there.
Feeling guilty about having to go to work – or wanting to go to work in the first place – is quite normal. However, it doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom. Here are some tips to reduce the working mum guilt.

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Work, Business, Money

Start giving a …care! Why you never make money in your business ventures…

If I had a tenner for every person who I’ve ever spoke to about their new business venture who I could tell probably wouldn’t go very far with it, I’d be one of the dragons on Dragons Den…or something very similar.
It’s not because I think they won’t make it out of some inherent pessimistic streak thats running through my veins. If you know me, you’ll know that I always try to encourage, inspire and motivate those around me.

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Motivation Mondays

If you fall, I will catch you

At some point, we all need to grow up and can’t be the little sister, little cousin or the baby anymore. We now have babies of our own to coo coo over!

Two years ago, when my Mum passed away, it was life changing. I went from knowing she’d always be at the end of the phone (several times a day) – forever my cheerleader – to not knowing who to call. No group of people combined could replace her. 

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