What helps you stop arguing with reality?

One of my favourite things to do, when feeling stuck in any area of life, is to ask myself what might an imaginary More Well-adjusted Me do (instead of falling into unhelpful old patterns). This blog post has more self care coaching ideas to help you assess each situation for…

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Couch Coaching: Self care coaching lessons from Desperately Seeking Susan

Who would you be if you forgot who you were and what you liked? If you were open to life’s adventures? In a (hopefully soon) Post Covid world, how might you be more Roberta? I was a huge Madonna fan as a kid. I was too young to understand Desperately…

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Weather Warnings and Self Care

Were you OK in the storms last week? This blog post has self care ideas to help you use the weather to better empathise with yourself and others. And there’s a special Wind Meditation to help you release energy blocks My head is still (metaphorically) spinning that we had three…

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Self Care for a New Year Slump

How are you doing this week? Raring to go, rested and refreshed from the break or exhausted from nearly two years’ global pandemic life and all THAT entails while also setting unrealistic expectations for yourself? This blog post has some self care ideas for you. I don’t know about you…

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Self Care and Some Similarities Between Sea Swims and Pandemic Living

This post has some self care coaching ideas for living through a global pandemic and doing your best to continue to minimise risks to yourselves and others. While also enjoying life and taking advantage of being able to do things we couldn’t when locked down for so much of the…

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How to Trust Your Self

Hooked as I am on Nine Perfect Strangers (Prime – am writing this just three episodes in) am generally chilled to the bone anytime ANYone who isn’t actually a Guru or Shaman being referred to as such. Nicole Kidman’s character’s scar from the near death experience that put her on…

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Self Care Ideas to Stop Negative Thought Spirals and Genuinely Feel Better

This is not about ‘brightsiding’ – attempting to force silver linings before getting out of the storm or even finding a hat, raincoat and/or umbrella. And it’s not about ‘toxic positivity’ – where an effort to minimise actual negative experiences and feelings in an effort to only feel good not…

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We’re (Hopefully) Nearly There – Keep Going

Have you ever looked back at something you nearly gave up on (maybe more than once) and been so grateful that you persevered, even if things felt pretty hopeless at the time? In the new Amazon Prime film, Brittany Runs a Marathon, well, the title gives it away… Still, it’s…

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Simple Self Care Solutions for When You Want to SCREAM

I had an unexpectedly delightful day on Sunday. It made me feel that extra 9 weeks or extra 9 months, I could ‘do’ lockdown more easily than I had been doing it. But then, last night, wanted to SCREAM. I haven’t screamed since before lockdown when I’d sometimes indulge underwater…

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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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