Feeling Exhausted? You’re Not Alone

Are you exhausted by: HAVING Covid_19, caring for someone with it or recovering yourself? Having to manage homeschooling on top of working from home? Having to manage homeschooling on top of NOT working from home? Managing a chronic condition? Only now beginning to relax a little after four years of…

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What are You HOPING Will Happen?

Personally? In your community? In the world? Happy First New Moon of the New Year! A great time to ponder what we WANT. Yes, even when things feel at their bleakest. The new moon offers an opportunity to ponder intentions and think about what’s emerging from even the darkest of…

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More Simple Self Care Coaching for Lockdown 2.0

Have you noticed that there’s a spectrum? When you’re riding high on the coronacoaster, you might think, ‘This is OK! I’m energised, empowered and even smug. Look at this sourdough / banana bread! My home has never been cleaner! I’ve seen more of my loved ones, albeit for online drinks,…

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What Extra Supports Can You Put in Place for Yourself Today?

Irish, UK, US and international news have different angles but wherever you’re based, you’re likely worried / angry / relieved about amped up restrictions around minimising the spread of Covid_19. As we move into autumn (in this hemisphere), a lot of people are anticipating lower mood and anxiety as the…

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Self Care Coaching Lessons from Bill and Ted Face the Music

It’s not my FAVOURITE film of all time but it is way up there. I’ve still got a warm glow from my first cinema trip since before I’d ever heard of the coronavirus. Spoiler alerts ahead (read on at your own risk): 1) Feeling paralysed by unreached potential? Watch Bill…

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Give Yourself a Break

You already KNOW the importance of downtime and regular rest for anxiety, stress, trauma, sleep and general health and wellbeing. I know I know. And STILL (usually when I need it most), I sometimes resist. We’re conditioned to attempt to be ON all the time – even when we’re actively…

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Bridging the Gap Between Where We Are and Where We Want to Be

This morning’s yoga wasn’t as luxurious as the past few days’. But I still included Bridge Pose in my shorter sequence. If you have the book, there’s more about Bridge Pose for 11/3 (p52). It’s a wonderful pose to help prepare the body for sleep (but ideally done long before…

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Messages of Hope for Life After Coronovirus (Covid 19)

One of the best memes I’ve seen about Covid (apart from the ones about valuing society’s key workers and treating it as if we’re already infected and doing everything we can to avoid passing it on) was about it being so surreal, the writer not knowing if over or under-reacting…

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Cat Coaching for Self Care #14 ~ Make Yourself Comfortable for the Duration

Mew. Rainbow MagnifiCat back from selfcarecoaching.net (as translated by her human) with more cattitude for people concerned about Covid19 You humans have so much to learn from us felines. We know how to make ourselves comfortable almost ANYwhere. Sometimes we get it wrong but we quickly leap down (it’s almost…

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