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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Do you wish you could make self care a bigger priority? A habit?

‘Self care’ can feel overwhelming. What one thing to prioritise when our needs vary so much day by day? This week’s blog post has some ideas to help you integrate it more fully into your daily routine… When I wrote the introduction to 365 Ways to Feel Better: Self-care Ideas…

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What helps you when you CAN’T do your favourite self care practice?

This week’s blog post encourages you to have a plan b in case your equivalent of sea swimming vanishes. When something works well, it might need additional practices to counter its (hopefully temporary) loss. I’ve written about the importance of having a spectrum of self care practices to help you…

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7 Simple Self Care Ideas for When You’re Really, REALLY Tired

Instead of honouring the struggle and allowing as much rest as possible, many people are trying to power on through… In the third year of a global pandemic… I hope these simple self care ideas help you accept your more human, vulnerable, tired, depleted, overwhelmed, lonely, insecure and exhausted parts….

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Gardening and Self Care ~ Letting Go for the Full Moon

As we prepare for Saturday’s Full Moon, it’s a wonderful time to let go of anything that no longer serves us. It’s not about forcing anything, simply not holding on so tight. Maybe consciously letting go. I’ve been deadheading my little sunflowers and while a part of me feels guilty…

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Is ‘Self Care’ a Stick You Beat Yourself Up With?

So many good intentions but not enough time or energy to read / listen / learn let alone INTEGRATE the self care practices you want to make more routine? The fact that there are a gazillion self care resources out there (my own included) doesn’t mean that there’s anything wrong…

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If You Do Just ONE Thing to Support Your Self Care This Year I recommend THIS…

[Edited 2/7/21 to add that having recorded and shared 6 months’ worth of Monday to Friday videos and sharing them across my IGTV, YouTube and other platforms, I’m going to be sharing a wider range of tools now. You can continue to access these videos by scrolling back through my…

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How Might You Amp Up Your Self Care for 2021?

It’s a Christmas and New Year period like no other I’ve known. Plans keep changing as restrictions go up and down. And to think that a year ago, we’d barely even heard of the coronovirus. My work is ALL about self care and has been for YEARS but I’ve had…

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Our Need for Hope in Turbulent Times

In case you missed it, little Adam King on The Late Late Toy Show was the star of a sobtastic show. All the kids were amazing. And it was great for Ryan Tubridy to have company after his keeping people’s spirits up as far as possible without the usual audience…

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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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