Are You Making Life Harder than it Needs to Be?

Do you feel like you’re cheating when you do what feels easy and enjoyable? I’ve been cycling more again lately and there are stretches where I happily (sometimes no handedly) freewheel down mentally singing Wheeeeeee. And (up until the past couple of days where I haven’t needed to) there’ve been…

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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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Somatic Self Care Coaching for Stress and Anxiety

Strong movement is one of my favourite self care tools for stress and anxiety. It’s way up there with pranayama breath practices that calm the nervous system and compassionate self-talk that soothes the amygdala 80% of the signals that go via the vagus (10th cranial nerve that’s known as the…

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What Are You Best at Listening To? Your Mind, Body, Heart or Soul?

I can’t believe how resistant I was to going for a bike ride today. I know how lucky I am to be in such a beautiful place, it’s a lovely day and I had enough time between clients but even so, I was thinking of all the things I ‘needed’…

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