Do you find it hard to pick yourself up again when life goes wrong? To bounce back from a broken friendship, a failed test, a low grade can be tricky. It takes time. Or what about when you’re not chosen for the team or play a particular part or role. It...read more
If you’re a perfectionist, you will try to be good at everything. Or maybe you look at others and wish you were good at all the things they are good at. Now that’s pretty exhausting and you do know that nothing is perfect, don’t you?So, let me make it easy...read more
This is the recording of a one off free mini coaching session which I did on Friendships over the half term holiday.You can watch it on video here if you’d rather.In this episode, you’ll hear me talk about:What a true friend is, how you meet them and why...read more
Do you have a friend who one minute you’re all good and then you’re not. You feel like you go round in circles with them. Your head is dizzy and you’re tired. Talk about a high maintenance friendship. Maybe you’re confused trying to figure out what you...read more
When you break up with a friend or say goodbye to somebody you love, it can feel like your heart is heavy. When you have a tricky friendship which is hurting you and breaking your heart, you’re faced with the decision of how to say goodbye. Either way,...read more
I will swallow down all your meanness like a sicky icky soup and even though it tastes gross and hurts my tummy, I will be brave and do it because I’m such a loyal friend. Got a Frenemie in your life? Your loyalty comes at a price and over time, it...read more
Do you have a friendship which feels like a lot of hard work? Some friendships can be exhausting and confusing. You aren’t sure what will happen next and if everything will be OK. Maybe you have a friend who likes to call the shots and doesn’t let you...read more
At some point, all of us have felt that achy hurty feeling of loneliness. It can make us doubt ourselves or wonder if we’re unlovable. Of course we’re not unlovable in the slightest, but when loneliness pays us a visit, we can often feel so empty and sad,...read more
Nothing stays the same forever lovely listener. I’m not very good with that – with endings. So, as the year draws to a close I want us to look back together and see how far we have come. I want us to really take stock of all the new things we have learnt...read more
The excitement levels whizz off the charts at Christmas time. Your child’s energy is prone to getting very big as the anticipation of all the sugar, presents and family time buzzes all around them. This is overwhelming for sensitive children and the...read more
When growing up becomes a bit tricky and you want somebody to truly madly understand what you are going through …
Call on Smiley!
This is the only show where children everywhere get their weekly burst of confidence, encouragement, love and positivity. Tune in and hang out with the girl who felt alone and worried growing up. She knows how you feel. You’ll discover how she found the courage to handle mean girls, shouty teachers, and her crazy step Mum. She’ll inspire you with the whacky ways she got over her fear of the dark, her loneliness and the pressure of school. These things often stopped her sleeping and having fun. So she created her own fun and she wants to help you create yours too.
If you have a big imagination, you will love Truly Madly Smiley!
When life gets you down, this is a must- listen. Like a warm and fuzzy hug, you’ll be back to your old self in no time at all.