Childless at Christmas

Childless at Christmas: this is all you need

By Lesley / November 19, 2019 / 2

It’s that time of year again, you’re going to be childless at Christmas & the feeling of dread is building. If you’re like I used to be, you’ll want to … Read moreChildless at Christmas: this is all you need

Christmas survival guide

By Lesley / November 30, 2018 / 8

It’s that time of year again and you can probably feel the tension and stress building. Maybe the idea of hiding somewhere until January sounds attractive but unfortunately that’s not … Read moreChristmas survival guide

Christmas Survival Guide

By Lesley / November 30, 2017 / 6

It’s that time of year again and you can probably feel the tension and stress building. Maybe the idea of hiding somewhere until January sounds attractive but unfortunately that’s not … Read moreChristmas Survival Guide

The one thing to help you at Christmas

By Lesley / December 19, 2014 / 2

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve written various tips on how you can get through Christmas and I’ve kept the most important until last. My guess is that you’ve … Read moreThe one thing to help you at Christmas

Dreading the work Xmas do?

What’s the link between Christmas parties & pass the parcel?

By Lesley / December 15, 2014 / 1

Let me guess; you’re dreading the work Christmas party because you know everyone will be talking about their children or grandchildren and you’ll feel inadequate because you can’t join in. … Read moreWhat’s the link between Christmas parties & pass the parcel?

3 ways to take control at Christmas

By Lesley / December 9, 2014 / 7

Let me guess, Christmas is fast approaching and your stress is building. Everywhere you go there’s Christmas music, and ‘happy family’ adverts seem to leap out at you from the … Read more3 ways to take control at Christmas

I will be kind to myself

The most important thing you can do over Christmas

By Lesley / December 18, 2013 / 2

Over the past few weeks I’ve written tips on how to deal with the family coming at Christmas and how to use pass the parcel to get through parties and … Read moreThe most important thing you can do over Christmas

pass the parcel

Dreading the work Christmas ‘do’? View it as a game of pass the parcel

By Lesley / December 5, 2013 / 7

You’re dreading going to the Christmas ‘do’ at work because you know that everyone will be talking about their children or grandchildren and you feel inadequate because you can’t join … Read moreDreading the work Christmas ‘do’? View it as a game of pass the parcel

a moment of self-compassion can change your day. A string of such moments can change the course of your entire life.

Family coming to stay at Christmas? Here are 3 things you can do to take control

By Lesley / November 22, 2013 / 2

So Christmas is only a few weeks away and you’re already feeling stressed.  Everywhere you go  there’s Christmas music, and every time you turn on the TV all you see … Read moreFamily coming to stay at Christmas? Here are 3 things you can do to take control

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