Sometimes the most difficult thing and the right thing are the same
Decisions can be tough, can’t they? I also think they’re even harder to make this past year.
My family recently agreed on a decision on something, something fairly big.
Can this latest lockdown really be an opportunity?
Most of us agree we need to do what we can at the moment, but that does not take away the fact that we are tired, fed up, suffering cabin fever from being stuck indoors and we all want normality, sooner rather than later.
Focus on what you can do...
We all get times that life feels so difficult that it can be hard to imagine getting through the day, nevermind finding a light at the end of the tunnel...
I am a new parent, and I also have PTSD
So, what's it like being a new parent when you already have PTSD?
This true account is heartwarming and shocking at the same time.
Trauma in the classroom...
Would you recognise if your child, or a child you know, was actually acting up as a consequence of horrible things they are experiencing, or have experienced (which is all trauma) and they weren't just that labelled 'disruptive child', 'that really weird quiet child' or that child 'known for always being bad'?
One of my hobbies is writing ✍🏻.
As a trauma influenced parent I find it cathartic and therapeutic. I've had pieces published and I'm currently writing a book!
❓ What do you do to help you release your inner thoughts or tension?
Exciting times ahead for mental health in Northern Ireland
I was delighted to recently take part in my Advanced Practitioner EFT training with Lightwork NI.
Why? Because we're on a mission to help children and families across NI.
Kelly Goes Back to School
Are you and the kids ready?
Are you worried that they are scared or really anxious about returning to school and a new unfamiliar world?
This book can help...
Coronavirus and Parental Anxiety
Are you overly worried about your child's health and coronavirus?
Read here how you can manage your anxiety about keeping your child safe.
In shock ~ Delighted ~ Elated
Today I attended the Institute of Directors Women's Leadership Conference as a finalist in their £4k Perfect Pitch Competition.
Read about how the day went here.
Breathe NI delivers its first workshop
Yesterday Breathe NI delivered its first workshop to help parents who were struggling with their parenting as a result of influences from their past.