Aurora Life Coaching is pleased to announce the launch of ‘No Worries’ children’s workshops in Watford, starting 5th & 12th May 2016, 4.00 – 5.00 pm
Children with many worries and fears feel as though they are constantly waiting for something to happen. This workshop is designed to teach your child more successful ways to think about, and manage, their anxieties and worries.
WOW! I’m so excited, I don’t know where to begin. I have won the lottery. I feel like I’ve won a million pounds. No, I haven’t won the National Lottery but I feel like I am winning the ‘Lottery of Life’.
People who have known me for years will know that I often had dark thoughts, thought that I had to strive for everything. I am so excited that I have found that this is not so.
Having discovered Life Coaching was miraculous enough but now it has moved to a completely different level and… Continue reading
Many people I have met, of varying ages, are prone to ‘overthinking’ at times. Some spend more time than others doing this. Whilst it is good to be in touch with your thoughts and feelings, if you spend long periods of time constantly analysing them it can lead to feeling stuck in negative thoughts and feelings. You create problems that aren’t even there. This increase in stress makes your thinking more rigid and your decisions can often be forced.
Overthinking can also hold you in fear. You are either stuck in the past with negative voices… Continue reading
It’s Valentine’s Day on Sunday; a day for love, or dread, depending upon your situation. Time pressures can be an issue in all aspects of our lives; including our relationships as it is hard to build relationships without time. Being present in your relationship can be hard in a fast-paced life with so many demands and priorities. You may have many items on your to-do list that need your attention but make sure that you give your relationship quality time and your partner the love they deserve. Plan time together; maybe a romantic overnight break where you unplug and… Continue reading
I have been having a number of conversations recently with groups of people including friends and family about how we all spend time worrying whether we are doing a good enough ‘job’ or not as parents. We do what we think is right at the time and hindsight is a wonderful thing. No matter what we do, our children will always come up against difficulties in their lives and we will have served them well if we equip them to be able to ride the storm as independently as possible within a loving and supportive framework. Hopefully, you will look… Continue reading
I am not going to publish the blog I had planned to this week after an interesting experience I had last night. I went to a concert with my 16-year-old daughter. We went to see the American band, R5. I had heard some of their songs but didn’t know the words and had really only gone to be my daughter’s ‘wingman’. I felt quite out of my depth but really enjoyed it. The band put on a great performance but I kept being distracted, even from their massive light show!
I could not believe how many people were using… Continue reading
We live in a frantic world; expectations are all around us.
We all have expectations to varying degrees of ourselves and others and there are expectations placed upon us.
We expect others to live by our standards, values and beliefs.
We also have expectations that others will act in a certain way based upon past experiences: let us down, break our trust, leave us.
Our expectations lead us to judge others and feel disappointed if they don’t meet them.
When you become a parent there are expectations you place upon yourself and there are ones placed on us by others.… Continue reading
Fear is a vital response to keep us safe. We can easily recognise fear when watching a scary movie, going on a ride at a theme park or realising we are in danger physically. But fear can strike in our lives in a range of ways when we may not even recognise it.
Fear has basic survival instincts attached to it. The fear of extinction or mutilation help to keep us safe but the fear of loss of autonomy, separation or even our ego cause all sorts of problems in our lives. Fear can lead to behaviours such as self-sabotage,… Continue reading
A simple life can mean different things to different people.
Simplifying your life is not always simple to do. It sounds simple; identify what is important to you and then eliminate everything else. However, with it can come a great deal of fear about the unknown and how it will affect others.
In reality there cannot be a set guide to what to do. You could start with identifying the most important things you want in your life; what is meaningful for you. Look at what you have going on in your life; what works well and what doesn’t.… Continue reading
Fatigue can become a downward spiral; sometimes triggered by a particular event, other times it is due to a build-up of other factors. It is helpful to investigate where your energy is going. Here are some tips on ways to enhance energy. Think about what applies to you. Be honest with yourself about what may contribute to a lack of energy and what could be introduced.
Here are ten ways you can make changes in your life to improve the amount of energy you have.
Sleep – needs vary but quality and quantity of sleep is important. … Continue reading