Father’s Day can be bittersweet for single mums, but this article guides you on navigating the day with grace, embracing its potential for positivity and personal growth. Discover how to channel your emotions into empowering outcomes.
Divorce is a challenging and emotional journey, it’s further intensified by losing the most valuable connections. Being ghosted by people who were once an essential part of your life can leave you feeling hurt, rejected, and isolated.
This blog post explores practical strategies to help you overcome overwhelm by getting organised and becoming a productive powerhouse whilst minimising stress.
As a single mum counsellor, I know counselling can be a valuable resource, offering a range of benefits that can help build confidence, resilience, and overall well-being. Not just because it is my job but because I have experienced the benefits on my own skin.
Journaling can be a therapeutic way to process emotions and thoughts during a difficult time, such as going through a divorce. If you’re new to journaling, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Here are some tips to help you begin your journaling journey and find healing through the process.
Developing resilience is a vital skill for navigating the challenges of single motherhood with grace and strength. Resilience enables us to bounce back from setbacks, adapt to change, and maintain a positive outlook despite adversity.
Cultivating a sense of self-worth and self-acceptance is the key to overcoming shame. This can be achieved through practices such as mindfulness, self-care, and positive self-talk. By embracing our imperfections and recognising our inherent value as human beings, we can move past shame and live more fulfilling lives.
Positive thinking is not about being a constant ray of sunshine, denying negative emotions or avoiding unpleasant experiences. Instead, it is about choosing to focus on the positive and cultivate a more optimistic outlook, despite the struggles we are faced with.
A prolonged negative mindset can limit our success in moving on, prevent us from achieving our goals and negatively impact our children’s post-separation recovery.
Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance are all natural responses to grief. It’s important to give ourselves time and space to process our emotions. A healthy coping strategy involves taking action towards acceptance and seeking support as needed.