Has Something Ever Taken Longer than You Thought it Would?

Lockdown? A project? Anything at all? I’m cackling to myself that I had thought that I’d have finished two book proposals I’ve been working on for ages AND have taken my drivers theory test so I can start taking actual lessons by now. Both book proposals were almost ready to…

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Do You Ever Do Nothing Because You Can’t Do Everything?

So often, people talk about what they ‘should’ be doing in terms of self care. I encourage my clients, supervisees and groups to do as much of what FEELS like self care to them. Anything in your self care repertoire might feel positive and good one day, punitive and too…

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Self Care Sunday: The Therapeutic Benefits of Picking Up Rubbish

I really understood the phrase ‘Many hands make light work’ today. For the first time since joining a sound bath / forest clean up in the summer, I was able to join one of the local beach clean ups organised by the fantabulous Joanne Maye (who I’ve got to know…

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More Sociable Self Care

I’ve had a delicious weekend indulging in (as a participant rather than facilitating) not only one self care workshop but two. Saturday’s yoga philosophy and self healing with the delightful Zoe Davis (who I met when we and others founded Coastal Communities for Climate Action last autumn). And Sunday’s Celtic…

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