How to Thrive When Self Care Isn’t an Option

Self-care: one of the most commonly used expressions and a catch-all panacea for mums in today’s online world. When we hear the words we fantasize about long baths, meditative book reading sessions, face masks and spa visits. …

It is Yom Ha Shoah (Yom Hazikaron laShoah ve-laG’vurah), or the Jewish Holocaust Day of Remembrance as it is commonly known. …

Growing up, my Dad was the coolest man on earth. Bell-bottomed jeans, tight white cotton tees and a dense beard to match the decade. I didn’t see him often, nor even regularly, and in between, I pined for him. It felt like my first experience of unrequited love.

Sure, I…

How this Mum Saved Herself & Discovered the Magic of a Symphony of Breaths

On the topic of bringing up families, I’m not an expert. I do feel like I have had a lot of experience though: from being an older sister to two much younger siblings; then being that…

Being ‘authentic’ is not just a nice idea, but something that has a massive effect on your health, mental state and even longevity.

Photo by Markel Hall on Unsplash

As well as that, developing a strong sense of your own authentic brand unleashes you onto the world in a wonderful new way. …

If you’re on social media regularly — any platform — you will be familiar with the offer of highly effective training to build followers and increase engagement. …

No surprises, I was bullied at school. It wasn’t the type where the big bully boy throws your bag on the ground and punches you in the stomach like in the movies. It was more the type where the ‘strong’ (read: insecure) and ‘bossy’ (read: bullied herself at home) girl…

The new age of authentic work, and how it offers you the freedom not to have to choose.

Image by Rich Turley via Rich Turley Photography

Gone are the days when you were expected to at least appear to have a ‘nuclear family’ — one or more kids, a husband and wife, a steady job for life. In the modern age of fluidity everything is up for grabs; your gender, your occupation, your sexual orientation.

Well…

Alena Turley

Copywriter + content creator + educator. Gives good word at alenaturley.com & soulmammablog.com

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