The Serenity Self-Care Toolkit

If you’re a busy person, you probably find it difficult to find 10 minutes for yourself – and if you do, you probably feel guilty for it, as if you should have been doing something else with your time. We know the benefits of relaxation and self-care, but still we find it hard to make … Continue reading The Serenity Self-Care Toolkit

The Mindfulness Starter Kit – available online

If you’re interested in the subject of mindfulness, but you’re not ready to join a workshop or class you might like the Mindfulness Starter Kit, part of the Kindfully service. In this great value pack, I explain what mindfulness is and provide activities to try – all for your personal use, in the privacy of … Continue reading The Mindfulness Starter Kit – available online

Women’s Wisdom – Know Your Brain

How well do you know your brain? For a long time, women have been treated anatomically in the same way as men, with the obvious exception of our reproductive organs.  But since the 1990’s, research has started to show that women are fundamentally different in ways that really matter.  For example, the part that deals … Continue reading Women’s Wisdom – Know Your Brain

Women’s Wisdom – Who You Are is Enough

Do you ever feel like nothing you do is ever good enough? And that even good enough isn’t enough for some people? There’s always someone ready to point out a mistake.  A dig. A poke. A swipe.  It’s easy, when this happens, to think you’re falling short. That you’ve failed. That you just don’t measure … Continue reading Women’s Wisdom – Who You Are is Enough

Women’s Wisdom – Give Up Your Shoulds

1st November is officially “Give Up Your Shoulds Day” – true story. It’s a day when we are encouraged to stop telling ourselves what we should be doing, saying or wearing and just being who we are.  It’s not easy. Women are programmed from birth to be acutely aware of what other people want. To be there … Continue reading Women’s Wisdom – Give Up Your Shoulds

Women’s Wisdom – Notice the Tiny Miracles

Do you believe in miracles? There are days when we know that coincidences seem just that. Special moments are created without any apparent influence from the cosmos. Things just come together.  Like the small things. The process of your tea or coffee arriving in your cup this morning, was a series of small tiny miracles. … Continue reading Women’s Wisdom – Notice the Tiny Miracles

Women’s Wisdom – Speak Kindly to Yourself

What word describes you today? I was reading through my Twitter feed this morning, and noticed a lady who had posted a picture of herself on her first day at a new job.  She looked stunning – but the first words in her tweet were “I know I look haggard”.  Her hair was neatly in … Continue reading Women’s Wisdom – Speak Kindly to Yourself

Women’s Wisdom – Put the past in its place

If you could give your younger self some advice, what would it be? I asked ladies at our recent gathering, and on the Women in Serenity™ Facebook page this very question. The point wasn’t to highlight regrets, but to focus on what we have gained from our experiences so far, to drive us forward with … Continue reading Women’s Wisdom – Put the past in its place

Women’s Wisdom – Know You’re Capable

Do you ever feel inadequate? You know, those days when you feel you’ve fallen short, either by someone else’s expectations, or your own. We all strive for perfection on some level, sometimes at different points in our lives. We all want to achieve / be the best of the best now and then. And there’s … Continue reading Women’s Wisdom – Know You’re Capable