What you'll learn in this article: Learn the three reasons people are so judgemental. Why moms can be so intense. A powerful perspective to help release the power of others' opinions, and a technique you can use every time someone (unhelpfully) lets you know what they think without you giving them permission. Oh, and… Continue reading Freeing Yourself From Other Moms’ Judgements
Why you should read this: Receive far greater benefits at your next massage and shift from passive recipient to (somewhat) active participant. I talk about going beyond the surface level benefits of massage: muscle & mental relaxation and how to access deeper benefits like addressing injury and emotions. Reading time: Less than 3 minutes… Continue reading How to Get the Most out of Your Prenatal or Post-Partum Massage
Why Read This: If you struggle trying to find the balance between learning, reading, taking courses - and taking action - this post will help you focus & clarify. Part of my series on building a business on Maternity Leave. Reading Time: 3 min The Internet in 2016 is VERY exciting. It is possible… Continue reading Building a Business on Maternity Leave: Learning versus Doing
As you may recall, I wrote about how I had an epiphany regarding the playground and getting more exercise into my life that costs a bit less than a CrossFit Membership (which I've had for FIVE years!) I have recently temporarily given that membership up - I simply can't afford it right now on maternity… Continue reading How to Workout at a Playground – Workouts for New Moms on Maternity Leave
Why Read This: If you struggle trying to find the balance between learning, reading, taking courses - and taking action - this post will help you focus & clarify. This is part of my series on building a business while on Maternity Leave. Reading Time: 3 min The Internet in 2016 is VERY exciting. It… Continue reading Building a Business on Maternity Leave: Know When to Stop Learning and Start Taking Action.
What You'll Learn: Some of the best things I learnt from the book I Know How She Does It by Laura Vanderkam - and how I applied it to maternity leave. Reading time: 5 minutes This is part of the Great Maternity Leave book club series, where I share some of the most influential books that… Continue reading What I Learnt from Laura Vanderkam’s Book I Know How She Does It – And How I Became more Productive on Maternity Leave
What you will learn: I talk about not being into kids, and then what it was like being surprised with pregnancy - and some of the most helpful things that helped me come to terms with it (and my personal hangups.) Its fun being "that" person that didn't want them and now wants three, ha ha… Continue reading I Didn’t Want Kids, But I Had Them. The Questions I Wanted To Ask When Deciding.
What you'll learn: Some of the best tips and tricks I've pulled from the latest financial books including the Millionaire Mind and I Will Teach You to be Rich. (The ones that are super relevant for us on maternity leave.) Reading time: 5 minutes You probably all know by now one of the secrets… Continue reading The GML Book Club: Increasing my Financial Intelligence on Maternity Leave
Why read this? I teach you how to ask for what you need with power and confidence. I teach you how to avoid the slippery slope of resentment during your maternity leave. I went into labour with my firstborn at 11pm. After a long hard labour, she was born at 6pm the next evening. That night,… Continue reading Great Maternity Leave Coaching: How to ASK and GET what you NEED from your Partner.
Is it time to let go of the story you hold on to? You’ve experienced many things so far in your life. The same things that several billion other human beings have experienced. We all had a childhood. We all had parents (in whatever form that takes in your life.) Each person is unique. They… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Change the Story you Tell People.