Jane Clements Life Coach in front of a bright blue volcanic lake

How to get your life together

In this article I am going to explain a process that you can use to get back on track when you feel that your life is running out of control or is taking you in a different direction to the one that you had hoped.  It’s also useful when you feel stuck in a rut […]

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Your life choices: you can change things around

The time will eventually come when you have to let go of the things that are causing you distress if you want to be happy.  Or you can continue to allow them to affect every aspect of your life – you have a choice. I wrote that first paragraph while sitting on a rock at […]

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Negative effects of divorce on children

I wrote this article in response to some of my readers who wanted to know how to handle their (almost adult) children’s growing hostility.  In both cases they attributed the change in character to the breakdown of their relationships and the fact that the other parent had always been manipulating and controlling. I will address […]

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Grounding Techniques for Anxiety

Here are some techniques to help you to calm things down before or during an anxiety attack.  You can also use them during a panic attack or at any time that you feel your stress levels spiraling out of control. What is anxiety? Anxiety happens when our bodies go into freeze, fight or flight mode […]

Jane Clements and dog looking out over a river at sunset

Supporting someone recovering from an emotionally abusive relationship

Don’t ever underestimate the impact that somebody else’s previous trauma can have on your relationship with them. Whether it’s a partner, friend or family member we may find ourselves trying to deal with unwanted emotional outbursts. Anger and withdrawal are just two behaviours that might occur unexpectedly when they are triggered by something and these […]

3 examples of how we allow negative beliefs to affect us

The following examples demonstrate how some of us might allow events to shape us in a negative way by taking on board things that are said to us.  These false beliefs usually begin in childhood; other children or adults may say things to us in fun sometimes with no idea of the consequences or they […]

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Negative beliefs shape who you are

I’m too fat, too thin, I’m ugly, uninteresting, too quiet, too loud, useless, I can’t cook, can’t dance, I’m stupid, too short, too tall, the wrong religion, I don’t fit in, my skin’s the wrong colour, people don’t like me, my work colleagues avoid me……. the list can go on and on and on and […]

Jane Clements Life Coach standing in front of the bridge in Porto

Articles: Jane Clements Life Coach

In this section will be articles and blog posts that I hope you’ll find interesting. A variety of topics will be covered – many stem from my personal experiences, others are from friends or experts in various fields. Some might have originally appeared on my blog at Scarlet Jones Travels where I began my own […]