I think we can all agree that Michael Phelps was an incredible competitor and his famous training regime and pre-race rituals were a core part of his success. While most of us are not training to become Olympic athletes, all of us, I'm sure would like to make our positive life choices so habitualized that they would occur automatically. There's a science to making a good habit stick, so forget the masochistic approach of relying on will power alone and stack the cards in your favor instead!
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On May 25th Ireland votes in their Abortion Referendum - will they repeal the 8th Amendment which currently enforces an almost blanket ban on abortion in the State. As a non-resident Irish citizen, a mother, a proud feminist, and a woman who has had an abortion I believe in every woman's right to choose. Every baby born should be wanted, loved and cherished and no woman should ever be the victim of state enforced motherhood. That is a violation of her fundamental human right to self-determination.
It is, most definitely, "the mother" of all jobs. The pay and conditions are poor, to be polite about it - particularly here in the US - and it can seem thankless, on the bad days. But if you've chosen to be a mother and are part of this incredible journey raising the next generation of amazing human-beings, as we approach another Mother's Day, I thought I'd share some of my wisdoms learnt so far in my 15+ years of parenting. Happy Mother's Day and enjoy every day as a mother with your children. They grow up too soon!
There's a little voice inside many of us which is nothing but a dream stealer and a destructive enemy of the self. It says things like "Who you do you think you are?!" whenever you dream a little too big. It's always there to rob your joy by reminding you, conclusively, that you are simply not good enough. Sound familiar? Interested in stepping out of that looped experience and saying goodbye to that joy-stealer? Read on and begin your journey to freedom with our 5 step guide to shedding the Not Good Enough narrative.