A few weeks ago I met a young man in his twenties who in the course of our conversation disclosed what exactly his mother had done to help him at home when he was young and having great difficulty learning to read and write. What she did gave him the opportunity to fulfill more of… Continue reading What if your child can’t read or write well….is that it?
Never give up caring for yourself. Plan to succeed. Plan each week to succeed. Sit down each week and while referring to the goals you set, plan in appointment times to care for yourself. Have a set time you organise your week if you can, and plan at the end of a week or the… Continue reading Step five: Change takes time and persistance: Take care of yourself lovingly
Now I have made my self-care goals - then what? We have all begun new habits of caring for ourselves and then started 'forgetting ' them and/or suddenly found that we have more urgent things to do than caring for ourselves. I want to reassure you that you are not the only one to find… Continue reading Step three: Caring for yourself takes persistance
When the going gets tough - don't stop. When I begin a new self-care habit, I often don't feel like doing it, or I forget to. I know from lots of hard experience that if I don't plan time during the week to care for myself, I won't. And even more, if I don't keep… Continue reading Step four: When the going gets tough – plan to succeed. Care for yourself first.