The Happy Mum Handbook: Free yourself from motherhood stress and teach your kids to be happy at the same time! This book takes you by the hand and teaches you exactly how to handle the emotional and mental challenges that come with being a mum. No more waiting for your child to behave or reach a certain developmental age before you can enjoy motherhood and feel like a woman outside of being a mum.
Tame Your Temper: With 28 daily lessons to progressively teach you to understand the thinking behind your anger and frustrations, and how to change that thinking, you will learn how to adopt a different mindset when approaching the challenges of being a parent and become the calm parent you’ve always hoped you’d be. Find your calm, so you can teach it to your children.
What’s In It For Me?: Many relationship books go straight into the practical elements of conflict resolution. While this book will also do that, it will go one step further and first, teach you how to get inside yours and your partner’s head to understand how both of you think and to understand the beliefs that drive you to behave or act the way you do. With a clear understanding of how to look at the dynamics in your relationship, then you applying the practical elements of communication, negotiation and compromise become a lot more effective.
A Parent’s Guide to Finding Your Lost Identity: This book will take you on a journey into the inner workings of your mind to discover the root cause of why you are feeling so lost. You will learn how to readjust your mind to the present reality of this new phase of life, let go of the past and adopt an accurate understanding of self-worth, self-esteem, self-confidence, self-respect and a whole new personal identity to live from.
A Parent’s Guide to Balance and Getting More You Time: This book approaches the issue of time management at a grass roots level first by addressing how you think about your time and a deeper understanding of what drives your priorities. Then it will teach you the practical tools required to organise your time and give you a plan of how to fit all of your hectic tasks into a schedule.
The Course Creator
- Dip. Counselling, with specialised skills in CBT for Anxiety and Depression.
- 11 years of Trauma Counselling experience including EMDR (for PTSD, anxiety and depression).
- Residential Youth Carer executing Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training for Challenging child behaviours, Solution-Focussed Therapy and Trauma-informed approaches.
- Registered 'Circle of Security' Facilitator.
Jackie is a Qualified and Accredited counsellor, author, mother, keynote speaker, course facilitator and founder of the Parental Stress Centre.
She began her journey back in 2007 when she found herself the mother of two, suffering from postnatal depression and anxiety. During a particularly angry outburst that resulted in a knife catapulting across the room and almost hitting her then two year old son, Jackie received her wake up call (full story told in The Happy Mum Handbook).