How a howling dog became one of my role models

A few weeks ago, I blogged about us connecting with that needy, desperate, vulnerable part of ourselves. This week, I’m amping up the message of self compassion, inspired by Ginger the wonderdog… ARE you being needy and desperate or do you simply need people who appreciate you? I drafted this…

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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 to Go from Self Loathing to Wishing Yourself Well

Metta Makes Everything* Better At least, this is my experience having had an at least once a day (first thing in the morning) Metta meditation practice since March 2013 (sporadic for years before then). What is Metta? Metta is often translated as Loving Kindness and sometimes, as Friendliness. Coming from…

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What Energises You?

I always (no matter how cold) come out of the sea beaming but today’s bonus BEACH swim felt so magical, I imagine it’s set me up not just for the week but for the year. When the unexpected opportunity arose, I hesitated! I’d planned to sea swim tomorrow but was…

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What Energy Will You Bring Into 2020?

I’ll be sharing all sorts of traditional self care coaching tools over the coming weeks for the kind of new year, new start motivations we’re all used to. But before all that, I’m wondering what transpersonal quality you’d like more of in your life? If you were to think of…

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Do You Feel Like You Always *Ought* to Feel Motivated? You Don’t!

Being motivated is a wonderful thing. There are all sorts of things we can do to increase our motivation – from feeling that greater sense of purpose, meaning and joy to ensuring we honour the steps we’re taking with little rewards at different stages towards our goals which not only…

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Wellbeing Wednesday: 5 Simple Steps to Give Your Miraculous Self More Space

Do you ever have one of those days where either everything is going amazingly smoothly or, if things are going wrong, you have that deep sense of ease and wellbeing and are still absolutely fine about it? Better than those days we’re it’s as if you’ve got out of bed…

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