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Bedhead and Bleary Eyes - The Podcast

Bedhead and Bleary Eyes - The Podcast

By Lynne Martin
Many of us get to a certain phase of life when we want to re-claim our journey and get back in control but we just don't know where to start.

Lynne shares her mindfulness and self-development insights to help you get through the fear of getting started and to support you on your journey.
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The Truth about Burnout
Ladies!!!! I've been talking to too many people recently that have burned out and I have the greatest amount of sympathy if it's touched you because it happened to me in 2012. However, the definition of burnout is "chronic workplace stress that has not been managed successfully".  The question is managed by who? That's right! It has to be managed by YOU! We are all responsible for our priorities and therefore it is US that needs to learn how to better manage workplace stress. My Open Your Mind Morning Journal is focussed on helping you through the first 90 days of creating the changes required to avoid or recover from burnout. Using Meditation, affirmations, gratitude, personal development, imaginative visualisation and exercise you can start to stack new positive habit that will interrupt your though v feeling patterns and help you grow into a stronger woman who is empowered to lead her own life and not be moulded by others. We are not yet operating on an even playing field when it comes to gender balance so we have to stop trying to keep up on the conveyor belt. The choice is yours - jump over to to get all my tips on avoiding burnout! Or email me at to get information about joining my community of thriving women. My coaching is FREE (you'll just need access to my partnering platform) so request more details now.
January 17, 2021
Taking small steps to a brighter future
"What is the  the smallest simple step that you can take now to change the direction of your future?" "What habit is holding you back?" These are the questions I ask myself every morning and ask all my clients... Looking at tasks as a whole can be overwhelming and lead to procrastination, guilt and shame. By becoming more aware of your inbuilt habits you can create new healthier habits from your current triggers which means you can use your current resources to overcome barriers such as time, money, knowledge and fear of effort. In this episode I use some of the content I learned listening to Chapter 9 of Limitless by Jim Kwik. We look at habit loops from Atomic Habits (James Clear) and I challenge you to investigate why it is you might be lacking motivation. If you want to hear more, please subscribe to my podcast and share it on social media to be in with the chance of winning some prizes. You can find me at or It would be great to connect
January 10, 2021
2020 - My Journey and some thoughts to take into 2021
2020 has been a crazy year - one filled with surprises and opportunities (challenges and disappointment). This is my experience with a focus on what I can be grateful for. National Lockdowns Garden Furniture School Scholarships Post Grad Diplomas Closed Businesses Challenging parenting moments It's all touched on in this honest rendition of my 2020! Catch me at or Grab a copy of my Journal at in my Etsy Shop Jump on my newsletter to stay up to date with all my news.
December 31, 2020
How to recover from a bad day!
Only you can turn a bad day into a not bad day! It's easy to just let it go and wallow but there are things you can do to get things back on track - if you want to! If you let every bad moment re-rail your day, week, month, it's likely you'll never release yourself from a life of feeling stuck. I remember days when I would become the victim but listen to  how I turned it around.
November 1, 2020
Simplifying Time Management
Hey friends, I said I would spend the next couple of weeks focusing really into the tactical details of some of the things you can do to get your work life balance, right, because ultimately, when we get that right, everything else is so much easier.   There's so much we can do it is often overwhelming even to get started.  So today, I wanted to start by addressing some steps on how you can implement better time management in your day. Time management is the process of having time to achieve everything you want, without feeling stressed or overwhelmed - and that's the key there. It enables you to organise your time so that you're more focused, more effective and more productive when you do take action.  It's the process of planning, organising and prioritising your time, and also your focus, so that you achieve specific results in less time. But why is it important? Ultimately, if you take control of your time, you will feel less stressed, you will stop procrastination, and you will feel like you have an abundance of time. People say to me, "I don't know how you do all the things you do in a day". And my simple answer is "I manage my time". It's that simple. But people struggle because it takes time to learn to manage your time, and to put some processes in place to help you.
October 25, 2020
Part 2 Work Life Balance
This week I talk about three more pillars of work life balance: Productivity, wellbeing and practical elements.
October 4, 2020
Work Life Balance
In 2012 I had a work-life balance crisis! As a result I left my job and took 2 years to work on me - my happiness and my purpose! And then? I returned to the corporate grind but with a different mindset - me first! Finally, when I turned 40, I saved myself from a second crisis but this time it was more about driving my purpose forward and taking action to leave my footprint on the planet! In this Podcast I talk about 3 pillars of Work Life Balance:  Personal Development;  People; and  Professional Issues.  Inspired by "Get a Life" by Rick Hughes. I hope you find it useful.  You can contact me at and you can follow me on Instagram!  Want to be the first to find out about my life transforming resources? Jump over to join my mailing list now!
September 27, 2020
Starting Something New
How many times do we, as busy women, promise ourselves that we will start something new on Monday...? Only to get to Monday and not be able to find the motivation to get started - or to get to bedtime having forgotten that we'd even meant to start something new! If you're a busy mum who wants it all but ends up frazzled at the end of the day having only achieved half of what you set out to you need to think about creating a calmer, simple life with wellness at the heart of it.... Just don't try and do it overnight. This Podcast touches on the 4 things you need to do to get started NOW! and stay started. If you'd like to find out more about my incremental approach to changing mindset and health drop me an email at and I'll get in touch to help you. Or if you'd like to claim a free Get started with Meal Prepping Guide you can claim it here.
August 16, 2020
The Compound Effect
First up - if you are stuck in life or are sick of running out of motivation when you finally find the commitment to make a change - go and read The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy.  It will change your life! And it will also make everything else I say in my trainings make sense! In this Podcast I take you through how to take a slower approach to transformation in order that you stick with it this time. I'll take you through the steps to commit lasting change in your habits as well as the do's and don't to ensure you succeed. Make 2020 the last year you make a New Years resolution and instead make it the year you commit to small changes that will compound over time. My MAGPIE Morning Routine was designed to embrace the Compound Effect.  To find out more go to
July 26, 2020
Habit forming and rewards
We don’t wake up motivated but there are things we can do to create motivation! There are 2 types of behaviour - reflex behaviour and purposeful behaviour that involves choice! By becoming aware of our behaviour and it’s triggers we can start to rewire our brain to choose positive behaviours by using positive reinforcement rewards.
July 19, 2020
Playing the comparison game
It's easy to think that others are responsible for our happiness in life, however, more often than not that choice lies in our own thoughts.   This podcast suggests 10 ways we can take action to avoid playing the comparison game and unlock our own admire - envy - jealousy cycle!
July 12, 2020
Leading a less hurried life
In a world that's been getting faster, when you feel like you're getting swept away just keeping up, there are things you can do to help take back control. People struggle to slow down because education and workplace cultures reinforce that what you do is 'never enough' unless you're working to max capacity 24:7. Even if it makes us feel on fire in the short term, fires need fuel and oxygen to burn so if you don't take time for self-care you will burn out. Implications of living life in the busy cult: - not present in the moment - miss opportunities - lose track of progress - forget your purpose - lose perspective - damage relationships - lose focus on dreams and health What can you do? - spend more time outdoors, use your senses to notice the little things - create time to plan and set priorities - clear clutter and noise (distractions) - spend time with people and listen to what they have to say If you'd like to know more about my transformational MAGPIE Morning get a copy of the routine FREE here: To get to know me better be sure to check me out at or email
July 5, 2020
Overcoming Fear
Today's episode touches on the difference between worry and anxiety as well as unpicking some of the ways you can overcome fear to move your life forward and lead the life you were put on earth to live.
June 28, 2020
Emotional Eating
It's something we often tag ourselves as - an 'emotional eater!'  But, what does it actually mean and how can we change it? Food + exercise + mindset = achievement of health goals.  Without the right combination of these you will just keep failing. On today's show I challenge you to: -  Re-frame your definition of diet. - Keep a log of how you feel when you eat. - Find alternatives to food to reward yourself. - Decide whether you want to loose weight, get smaller, or get stronger? - Focus on the non-scale victories!
June 21, 2020
Women's Health and what we can all do about it
Women's health is not a topic often raised at the dinner table and won't grace the subject list of men in the pub but we all know women that are affected by it every day.   Today in this podcast I cover some vital information about what women can do to help ease some of the symptoms they face by fighting the balance naturally from the inside alongside any other treatments they may be receiving. Exercise and nutrition have proven benefits when it comes to reducing the symptoms of PMT, menstrual cycles and menopause. Listen to find out why. Want to find out more about my life-changing programmes? Find me and all all the information at
June 14, 2020
Finding Balance
Life has so many draws on our time and capacity, between family, friends and work.  This can lead to all sorts of stress and mental health (as well as physical health) problems.  In this podcast we explore ways of finding balance in our lives in order to be productive, calm and more in control.
June 9, 2020
Avoiding Overwhelm
Today I'm talking about a subject that lots of people have been asking about recently. They've been asking me how I manage to juggle so many balls without feeling overwhelmed.  The truth is that I have felt overwhelmed in the past but I have come up with a way and some techniques to help avoid that now and that is what I plan sharing with you today.
June 1, 2020
My Story
In this episode I talk about me, my life, my struggles and what I did to overcome it all to live a fulfilling, grateful and rewarding life.
May 29, 2020
Let’s talk about Mindset
Talking all about mindset and how you can change yours to achieve great things in life - no matter what your goals are or situation is.
February 16, 2020
The Best of Bedhead and Blearyeyes - week 2
This episode covers The Wishing Tree as an approach to self belief, the importance of dedicated rest, over-consumption, patience, distractions, comparison and the hidden root of anger.
February 9, 2020
The Best of Bedhead and Blearyeyes - week 1
This episode talks about personality, how to find solutions to problems, how to create a peaceful heart, how to embrace change, how to banish distracting thoughts, perception and managing over-thinking.
February 9, 2020