Some Christmas cheer from across the years

Happy Christmas 2023! I hope these vintage posts help you take better care of yourself today and all week. Rainbow MagnifiCat and the tree | photo by Eve Menezes Cunningham Am hoping that however you’re spending Christmas and any other holidays you might be celebrating, you’re being kind to yourself….

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Go where you feel appreciated. Welcome. Safe. Loved.

This Tune In* Tuesday, we’re still (see yesterday’s Embodied Wellbeing post and Sunday’s Personal Peace) working with Bullying Awareness Month while bringing in some long overdue appreciation in honour of Black Cat Appreciation Day on Friday… Rainbow MagnifiCat | photo credit: Eve Menezes Cunningham When I think about how much…

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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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Cattitude, ‘familiars’ and Polyvagal Theory

With tomorrow being International Cat Day, you can read on to find out how you might heal more deeply by working with your nervous system and Vagus nerve… Read on for more around cats, familiars and how Rainbow MagnifiCat – and Polyvagal Theory – inspired the Cat Coaching (Cattitude: Feline…

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6 self care resources for PTSD

It’s PTSD Awareness Month. The site has a huge amount of free trauma sensitive and trauma informed resources to help you support yourself and loved ones, Here are 6 you might find especially helpful: 1) Trauma recovery advice from Bessel, Peter, Daniel, Stephen, Janina and co Here are some of…

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Quick self care tips to support self compassion

This week, we’re looking at ways in which you can amp up your self compassion with self care AND your self care with self compassion (ie more appropriate self care goals depending on how you’re feeling)… One of my acts of self compassion this week has been to change my…

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Cattitude life lessons from my first 9 years on earth

I turned 9 this week so the human asked me to share more of my Cat Coaching ideas to help y’all Feline Better Every Day. Here are 9 – one for each year, geddit? Sorry, I’ve been influenced by the human… 1) I – like you – are part of…

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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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Are you able to care for that vulnerable, needy part of yourself?

This week, we’re doing more shadow work, connecting with our inner emotionally snotty selves. I know. Almost scarier than connecting with that higher, wiser more miraculous self but just as potent… Lizzo has been such an amazing role model for me – listening to that phenomenal voice, her lyrics, her…

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Can cats make us kinder? I think so!

This week, Rainbow MagnifiCat is inspiring me to extend the patience and adoration I naturally feel for her for more of my fellow humans… I’m not suggesting we ignore the need for healthy boundaries and that we don’t do everything we need to do in order to maintain them BUT,…

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