How to Help Your Nervous Child Feel More Confident

How to Help Your Nervous Child Feel More Confident

Nervous children come to coaching looking for confidence  It's usually when they're about to do something for the first time. That can be joining a new club, or meeting new people. I coach lots of children transition to new schools and help them settle in. I also help...

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My child is triggering me – what is wrong with my child?

My child is triggering me – what is wrong with my child?

What is wrong with my child Smiley? This is the child that will break you open, if you let them! Be curious instead of judgemental.   There is nothing wrong. It's simply an opportunity to learn more, love harder and grow as a family.   What your Wildheart (strong...

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Kids Relaxation (Guided Visualisation)

Kids Relaxation (Guided Visualisation)

How often do you take time out of your busy life?Do you find it hard to sit still or be at ease in your body?Life is busy and stressful. We often get so stuck in our rushing around, that we forget to stop and take a breath. You might want to check out 10 Obvious Signs...

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Say Sorry

Say Sorry

Lisa Parkes ©   I miss you, I wish that you were near, I hate it that you've disappeared. Here today and gone tomorrow, left gasping in a pool of sorrow. The heartache soaks my pillow wet, I haven't been able to stop it yet. I've had to hide my upset from you because...

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Smiley Thought Card Messages for May

Smiley Thought Card Messages for May

Click on the video to hear Smiley's messages for May On the last Sunday of every month, I go live on my Facebook Page to give out messages of confidence, love, encouragement and positivity to all the children (and Mums!) who want them. Be sure to come and join me....

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Beating The Worry Monster

Beating The Worry Monster

Lisa Parkes © I was sitting in the sun, thinking that I needed fun. 'Cos life had gotten serious and drab, Honestly, I'd been feeling rather sad. For too long, I wished for something new, but I couldn't figure out what I needed to do! I listened to the voice that came...

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From the Park Bench

From the Park Bench

Lisa Parkes © From my shady bench in the park, I can hear the annoying dogs bark.  The children nearby laugh and run, it looks like they’re having so much fun! They look so happy and carefree, smiley faces and dirty knees That tell a story about their day; of how much...

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For Tough Times

For Tough Times

Lisa Parkes ©To those at the back too scared to speak,I hear you! I'm the reassurance you seek.To those locked into the comparison game,I feel you! Sadly, I know that shame.To those who worry about what others will say,I get it! You edit parts of yourself away.To...

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Let’s Not Fight Anymore

Let’s Not Fight Anymore

  Lisa Parkes ©   Sometimes my feelings get big and scary, I get loud or go quiet and super starey.   I’m trying to disconnect from how I feel. Unsafe my body is floating, nothing seems real.  I know I shout and say mean stuff, I stomp about in a right old huff!...

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