Contrary to popular belief, love does not always conquer all; choosing to leave a partner we are deeply in love with can be the hardest decision we ever have to make. Yet, when a relationship causes us more hurt than joy, it is a decision that ultimately serves us well and the pain of leaving […]
Independent Coach and Therapist Hester Bancroft, who herself went through the breakdown of her 20 year marriage but found happiness again, shares her tips for surviving the trials and tribulations of divorce. Major life changes, such as divorce, can have a profound effect on our sense of who we are. Some people can take years […]
We take a step back and consider what we have learnt throughout the ‘Taking Stock’ series So, at the end of our ‘Taking Stock’ journey it is good to spend some time visualising how you want life to be for you now. We, each of us, have the ability to create the life we want; […]
Hester explores one of the most important areas of our lives - friendships...
This month we will be taking stock of our home environment and how we feel right now about the space we occupy. What changes do we need to make for our home to feel like our personal sanctuary; a place we can retreat to, recharge and share special time with our loved ones? This article […]
Consider your physical health and wellbeing; health, stress, sleep, exercise and food patterns....
Hester Bancroft encourages us to explore our roles in family life in the third of a six-part series on Life Investment This month we will be looking at our roles in the family; as a daughter, a sister and (if you have children) as a mother. We will also be looking at how well our relationships […]
Hester Bancroft shows us how to set career and personal development goals in the second of a six-part series on life investment Following on from last month’s article on intimate relationships, this month we are taking stock of where we are with regard to our career and personal development. This article will allow you to […]
Hester Bancroft asks you to take a moment to assess your intimate relationships in the first of a six-part series on Life Investment As women our lives are forever changing; after school or university we will probably work, we might then commit to a long-term partner, marry, have children, stop work altogether for a while […]