The Postnatal Podcast; talking new motherhood, identity, baby loss, pregnancy after loss, sobriety and mental health

If you think that title is a mouthful, wait till you listen to the episode…

I was so overwhelmed to be invited to be part of Maisie Nicholls’ ‘The Postnatal Podcast’ that despite being way out of my comfort zone, I couldn’t refuse.

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Essential skills for a career in counselling

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If you’re considering a career in the wellness industry, particularly a career as a counsellor, you will need a particular set of skills and qualities in order to be successful. There’s an increased focus on mental health today, so counsellors are in high demand, but are you cut out for it?

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Finding A Career With More Independence

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Being independent is important in many respects, as it allows the mind to focus better and evolve in more productive ways. Finding a career path that can match up with your desire for independence can often seem difficult, as there appears to be very few employment options that don’t involve working as part of a structured team.

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We talked a good game…

Four months. Four months we have told tall tales of loving the slower pace of life, promised we would take nothing for granted and that we would be full of gratitude for every simple blessing post covid-19.

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Covid Holidays – Should I stay or should I go…?

At the start of 2020 we like many others laid out grand plans for our family travels.

Well, they probably aren’t the grandest of plans in the grand scheme of things, but they were grand plans for us.

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100 days of lockdown…what I’m REALLY missing

Can you remember when it was inferred we may need to do three weeks in lockdown, and how alien that seemed. How impossible and frightening? Yet here we are, just passed 100 days in a socially distanced, non contact, mask wearing, brave new world.

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What are the Benefits of Extra-Curricular Activities?

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When it comes to your child’s learning and development, you have probably focused much of your energy on their main schooling. In fact, you might not have given extra-curricular activities any thought at all, but it’s good to know that they come with a whole host of benefits.

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Why is Community Involvement so Important for Children?

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An advantageous way to help your child mature and learn on a personal level is to recommend that they become involved with the community in some manner. It’s never too early to educate your child on the value of “giving back” and helping those in need.

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Top tips for motivating your child to learn

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A parent’s role in their child’s education is crucial. In fact, your level of involvement can help determine whether or not your child prospers in school. This is probably because your commitment to their learning journey will act as motivation for them to give it their all and therefore receive your praise.

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Exploring Creative Writing with Your Child

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During UK lockdown, many parents have been obliged to find ways to keep their children busy in a healthy and productive manner. This means helping them with their home learning, which can be more challenging than it seems.

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