Work/Life Balance

Self care

Self Care Solution – ‘If I were you’

This is an article I recently wrote for the Mpower Community and I wanted to share this with you: “If you are travelling with a child or someone who requires assistance, secure your mask on first, and then assist the other person.”  This example of the ‘oxygen mask’ is often bandied around when encouraging women […]

Back to school

Back to school hacks

Getting the kids back into the ‘school mindset’ at the beginning of September can be quite challenging after the long Summer holidays. It can also be quite tricky for us as parents, to get back into the routine of school, including drop off, homework and uniforms. Here is an article, which I was invited to […]

Dealing With Bad Stress?

As a woman who has transitioned from a career as an Air Traffic Controller to running my own business, I have experienced my fair share of stress along the way. Luckily for me, the majority of the stress in both cases has been eustress. Eustress is the type of ‘positive’ stress that keeps us vital […]

Local Life Article – Your Happiness Thermostat

As the colder weather is now upon us, many of us will be putting the heating on and cranking up the thermostat in our homes. Believe it or not we also all have a ‘Happiness Thermostat’ inside us and just as the thermostat in our house turns the heating off when we’ve reached the required […]

Changing Career? Here’s How To Make It A Smooth Transition

Written for Sherry Bevan, The Confident Mother by Emily Thorpe Hello, my name is Emily Thorpe, I’m a mum of 2 boys and I’ve been an Air Traffic Controller for 23 years and on 23 September 2015 I gave up my ATC career for good to become a full-time coach and speaker. I know […]