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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Self Care for Sudden Sleep Issues

This blog post has some simple self care ideas to support you if an injury or illness flare up or any other sudden issue (maybe prompting anxiety or stress) is making sleeping well much more challenging. If you have longer term insomnia they might also be helpful for you If…

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‘Rebranding self-care as simply what it is: self-giving-a-sh**’ ~ Sophie White

I LOVED Sophie White’s column in the Sunday Independent’s Life magazine (22/8/21). Cliches around self care In it, she bemoans the ruination of self-care as ‘deeply superficial and privileged’ as so many equate it with spa days and scented candles. In this incredibly honest piece about the basic self-maintenance that…

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Use Your Imagination for a Better Night’s Sleep

You’re lying in bed. Can’t sleep (or get back to sleep). A thousand thoughts whirring. None of them friendly. There are LOADS of somatic and energetic practices you can use for better sleep (you can access some of them free HERE) but today’s tip is simply to use your imagination….

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Some Self Care Lessons and Reminders from Climbing My First Mountain

Of the many things that appealed about Westport (when becoming a Brexile and looking for somewhere to move to in Ireland, thanks to my being Indian Irish and having that passport privilege) the pictures of Clew Bay, as seen from the top of the Reek (aka Croagh Patrick mountain) were…

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2 Night Sleep Retreat at Westport Country Lodge Hotel, Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland

We need our sleep. It helps us process memories, recharge, improve cognitive function, feel happy, well and rested and when we don’t get enough, we’re running on empty. Everything feels harder. How would it feel to commit to getting your sleep issues sorted as we enter this new decade? To…

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Everything’s Information – Embrace Your Inner Detective

When we take whatever’s going on simply as information or data, we can be curious about it. Amused even. Normally, we might get sucked into how we feel about whatever’s going on – the weather, failure, illness, insomnia etc. Lying in bed awake when you really want to sleep? Starting…

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Wellbeing Wednesday: What Helps You Sleep Well?

This week, I’m sharing some holistic tips to help you sleep well. Nothing about ‘sleep hygiene’ or rigid rules, simply encouraging you to become a Sleep Detective, noticing what works for you and what doesn’t (and making tweaks to ensure you do more of what supports sleep). Today’s Facebook Live…

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Wellbeing Wednesday: How a Simple Breath Practice Can Aid Everything from Calm and Relaxation to Sleep and More

I love this simple breath practice. I teach this simple practice in all my yoga classes (READ MORE…) and to many clients (READ MORE…) and loved ones who sometimes wish I’d stop encouraging them to do their calming breath 🙂 I know how they feel. And I also know that…

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