Self Love Tips For Mums – Part 1

Us Mums are prone to comparisons, lack of confidence and not taking care of ourselves. Not all of us, and depending on who we are, it is at different levels in difference parts of our lives – but I reckon the majority of us are not showing ourselves as much self-love as we could do with. So I’ve decided to […]

Older Parents – something to remember

So there’s been lots of chat about ‘Older parents’ recently.  An Indian couple in their 70’s became parents for the first time.  Tessa Sanderson (60) adopted twins.  Janet Jackson is pregnant at 49.  And a good friend of mine ‘older single mum’ was asked to write an article about it for Newsweek. Technically I was ‘geriatric’ when I fell pregnant […]

Do you feel unappreciated?

I’ve come across a few people feeling unappreciated recently, so I thought I’d give some tips on how to deal with it.  As poor old Danny Smith on Radio Verulam is considered one of St Albans’ hidden treasures, I thought I’d go through them on his Drive time show. Fancy listening to our dulcet tones?  You can listen again here. […]

Anger – what the hell is it all about?

I was chatting with Curly headed boy the other day, as he’d been giving us some serious attitude for a few weeks.  He was clearly angry with me, but I couldn’t work out what on earth was the matter. So I picked one of those evenings – you know the ones when they want to chat lots, and talked him […]

Top 3 Tips For Getting And Keeping Relationship

I was chatting with the gorgeous Danny Smith online about relationships the other day, so we thought we’d talk about it on his drive time radio show on Radio Verulam. Missed us?  You can listen in here (5.30-6pm). Now I’ve talked about relationships LOADS at times on this blog.  But I was thinking, what are the Top 3 tips for […]

Problem Corner – Inappropriate relationships No2

I’ve had a long email from a wife asking for some more help having read my previous post about ‘Inappropriate Relationships’. My answer is basically ‘Yes’ that woman is a wrong un, but I thought I’d include the whole email with my comments all the way through in red to help guys understand the general nuance when dealing with situations […]

Facing Fear And Not Letting It Ruin You

Last month I talked about 5 tips for working out what to do with your life and making a big change with Radio Verulam. This month I wanted to talk about what gets in the way: FEAR. A few weeks ago someone asked me ‘Aren’t you scared about opening up your new Salon and Spa‘ – well I was fine until […]

Problem Corner – How to ask for help when you have been self-sufficient?

  I’m so glad that this regular reader of my blog has asked this question, partially because she ACTUALLY asked and partially because it’s brilliant. How DO you ask for help, when you’ve been self-sufficient and looking after yourself for 60yrs?   But at the same time helping others and helping your community? Here is her full question: I have […]

Problem Corner: Is It Selfish To Want To Leave My Partner?

The Problem I don’t really know where to start, you asked if my unhappiness is affecting the atmosphere, well I’m sure at times it does, I know I can be lost in my own thoughts and feelings and sometimes snap at those around me unduly.  I met my partner when I was 16, though we didn’t get together until I […]

7 Top Tips on How to deal with stressful people at Christmas or special occasions

If you ignore the money worries, which are frankly caused by buying presents or stuff for people, then the next biggest cause for trouble at Christmas or other big family events and parties is PEOPLE! So this months feature for Danny Smith from Radio Verulam‘s drive time show (92.6FM) was all about them and how to deal with the stress. I love people, […]