Where’s Your ‘Edge’ Today?

In yoga, we often talk about going only to our ‘edge’ – too little and we’re not pushing ourselves enough. Too far and we risk injury. Pose by pose, our edge varies. Sometimes, our edge changes due to injury or illness. Sometimes, it changes and we don’t even notice for…

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Cat Coaching for Self Care #13 – Don’t Let Anyone Hold You Back

Hi. Rainbow MagnifiCat back again, sharing more feline wisdom (as translated by my human). Don’t let ANYone hold you back. No matter how well intentioned they might be. Sometimes, self care is all about setting boundaries. I knew this would be a tough one for Evie – she so loves…

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Cat Coaching for Self Care #8: Use Your Power Judiciously

Hi, George here. Another of Eve’s friend’s cats. The best. She’s going to attempt to translate some words of wisdom from me today. I am, as you can see, mighty, magnificent and wondrous to my core. Some felines attempt to take advantage of my generous, majestic nature and I will…

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Self Care for Our Own and Others’ Narcissistic Wounding

Since a certain person in a powerful position was running for said powerful position nearly four years ago, people have been throwing around diagnoses of Narcissistic Personality Disorder (which even psychiatrists aren’t qualified to make from afar) with abandon. I’m a counsellor. I don’t diagnose. But I can hypothesise. Many…

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Couch Coaching: If Sheila from Santa Clarita Diet Came for Coach-Therapy

Welcome to a new blog series where I imagine fictional / historical characters coming to me for coach-therapy If you have any suggestions for characters who might benefit future posts or any other questions, I’d love to hear from you – eve@selfcarecoaching.net I know they’re not real but we’re all…

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