Act as if your best IS good enough this World Mental Health Day

Welcome to your Tune In* Tuesday blog post. This week we’re talking mental health for World Mental Health Awareness Day 2023. I’m sharing a blip in my OWN mental health and hope that the self care tips support YOU in better supporting yourself through your own wobbles (and worse)… *to…

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Using a traffic light system to set boundaries

This week, in the Personal Peace online membership, over in the newsletter (subscribe for exclusive content), across my social media and here, the focus is on BOUNDARIES. Ahh the joy. And yet it’s SO worth building those boundary muscles. I hope you find this column I wrote for the Spring…

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Self care for better boundaries and honouring the ‘broken barks’

When you’re new to setting boundaries, you’ll likely overcorrect then beat yourself up for being so clumsy. I hope the tips in this blog post help you have more compassion for your inner puppy as you get better at using your voice… I listened to this gorgeous podcast recently and…

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Self Care (YOUR Version)

This week, we’re taking inspiration from Taylor Swift‘s interview with Seth Meyers last week. Even if something’s not been DONE before, it’s ALWAYS worth speaking up for yourself and honouring all that you bring to the table. I love that she’s taking total ownership of her creativity, her experience and…

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Hurt People Hurt People

I do a LOT of yoga and meditation and EFT etc. Every day. It makes me presentable, mentally and emotionally, before I see PEOPLE. In an ideal world, I’d be able to expand the patience I have for Rainbow MagnifiCat to people but I can’t. I expect more from people…

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Some Self Care Lessons and Reminders from Climbing My First Mountain

Of the many things that appealed about Westport (when becoming a Brexile and looking for somewhere to move to in Ireland, thanks to my being Indian Irish and having that passport privilege) the pictures of Clew Bay, as seen from the top of the Reek (aka Croagh Patrick mountain) were…

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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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How to Create and Maintain Healthy Boundaries as Lockdowns Ease

We’re all doing our best to keep up to date with the emerging science around Covid19 to minimise inadvertently spreading it. At least. I thought we were. News headlines about packed beaches and other public spaces are balanced by knowing how seriously so many people are taking the advice to…

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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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