The most challenging (and rewarding) self and Self* care practice I’ve integrated…

Why is rest so hard? The head injury I sustained at the start of the year has massively expanded my perspective. This week’s focus is on the benefits of rest, including results of the Rest Test… *that highest, wisest, truest, wildest, most miraculous part of yourself While still sometimes struggling…

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18 simple self care practices that support me daily

For my 18th Business Birthday (9th September), I’m amusing myself by NOT looking at previous years’ roundups so I can later see if there are overlaps as I ponder the self care practices I rely on most at the moment. What’s YOUR go to? Mind 1) Soothing self talk is…

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Simone Biles is GOAT* Inside and Outside the Gym ~ What Feels Like YOUR Olympics Today?

*GOAT = Greatest Of All Time Watching Simone Biles do her thing – Floor, Beam, Vault, Uneven Bars – is a usually a JOY. I started drafting this before today’s events had her pull out of the Team Final. I very much hope that she’ll, as Aly Raisman told Christiane…

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Hurt People Hurt People

I do a LOT of yoga and meditation and EFT etc. Every day. It makes me presentable, mentally and emotionally, before I see PEOPLE. In an ideal world, I’d be able to expand the patience I have for Rainbow MagnifiCat to people but I can’t. I expect more from people…

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Self Care Ideas to Stop Negative Thought Spirals and Genuinely Feel Better

This is not about ‘brightsiding’ – attempting to force silver linings before getting out of the storm or even finding a hat, raincoat and/or umbrella. And it’s not about ‘toxic positivity’ – where an effort to minimise actual negative experiences and feelings in an effort to only feel good not…

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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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Feeling Lonely in Lockdown?

If so, it’s NORMAL. In Ireland, we have six weeks in Level 5 so while I won’t be missing my 45th birthday (wherever I go – or in this case, stay – there I am), I won’t be celebrating as hoped. Still, we get to exercise within 5km of our…

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Cat Coaching for Self Care ~ Do What Feels Good for YOU in Any Given Moment

Hi! Rainbow MagnifiCat here again, from selfcarecoaching.net, sharing some more feline wisdom (as translated by my human – she does her best) to help y’all be more cat (in all the good ways). One of the things my human admires MOST about me is the way I am true to…

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My Metta Mistake ~ Something to Ponder in these Polarised Times

For nearly a decade, I’ve started every morning with some Metta (aka Loving Kindness) meditation. WATCH HERE I’ve taught it to countless clients, students, workshop participants and have shared lots of videos and included it several times in 365 Ways to Feel Better: Self-care Ideas for Embodied Wellbeing Even in…

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When We’re Nauseous With Pain and Almost Resist Helping Ourselves – Tune Into Your Body’s Wisdom

I went against my body’s wisdom last night and pushed pushed pushed (working until 4am) because I knew today would be one of my Bad Pain Days and I wanted, as far as possible, to be able to relax into it. With endometriosis and haemorrhagic ovarian cysts, I adopted some…

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