‘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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Self Care Lessons from a Lamb

When I was little, I used to love sticking my head between the bannister on the stairs (I was probably quite a strange child). Most of the time, it would be easy to extract myself but sometimes, I’d panic and get my head stuck and I’d worry I’d have to…

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What Does Your Inner Self Care Coach Want You to Release?

I love all the seasons but there’s something so beautiful about autumn and the fallen leaves. The trees simply let go of whatever they no longer need and the (I’ve been learning more about gardening and supporting trees) fallen leaves feed the tree they came from when left nearby. We…

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Is Your Inner Self Care Police Person Draining Your Motivation?

Self care isn’t about adding yet more pressures to attempt to live up to

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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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Self Care Toolkit for Almost Duvet Days

Those days where you don’t HAVE to do as much as you normally do. Where the usual adrenaline surges that help you do everything are absent. And you think that maybe a duvet day is just what you need. But after catching up on a little sleep you recognise that…

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