Simple Self Care Ideas to Help You Say Goodbye to 2021 and Hello 2022!

This post has some simple self care ideas to help you harvest the lessons and blessings of 2021 and let go of what no longer serves you. Get ready to welcome a wondrous New Year! Goodbye 2021 We’ve almost done it! Can you IMAGINE, back in March (here in Ireland)…

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How Feeling Good Can Enhance Self Control, Motivation and Potentially Change the World (For the Better)

Do you ever wonder why, when it’s so simple to NOT take more than your fair share, an instruction (as in the UK in September) to be patient and only buy petrol if needed (rather than panic buying) led to nation wide fuel shortages and actual fights at petrol stations?…

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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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Walking Meditations, Crystal Gratitude Grids and Finding More JOY in Gratitude

The Benefits of Gratitude are Well Documented Writing letters of gratitude – even if not sent – creates positive changes in the brain The more we put our attention on what’s going well, what we are grateful for and what we appreciate, the more these things grow. Gratitude also enhances…

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What Will Future You Be Most Grateful For?

Gratitude can be a wonderful thing when it comes to dealing with any kind of adversity. Reminding ourselves of what we already have, rather than focusing on what we think we lack, helps us. Right now, I’m genuinely feeling grateful for: work I love and which I can do online…

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What Motivates You to Take Better Care of Yourself?

These views mean I have no problem getting out for at least a walk every day. Exercise On days I cycle into town (just 20 minutes away. A scary – 80 kph in part – but beautiful route), I feel compelled to walk to the Quay to get my sea…

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Couch Coaching: If Sheila from Santa Clarita Diet Came for Coach-Therapy

Welcome to a new blog series where I imagine fictional / historical characters coming to me for coach-therapy If you have any suggestions for characters who might benefit future posts or any other questions, I’d love to hear from you – eve@selfcarecoaching.net I know they’re not real but we’re all…

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Wellbeing Wednesday: Advent Gratitude Practice and Giraffes and Jackals for Better Communication with Yourself and Others

  I’m delighted that I thought to put tinsel around poor Rudolph’s fixed antlers. It was my Yuletide effort at Kintsukori (the Japanese tradition of fixing broken ceramics with liquid gold so the item becomes more valuable and beautiful at the broken places). And I like my new practice of…

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