This New Moon, I’m Doing Something Different

For this New Moon, I’m going to bring in some solar energy (someone asked me when it might rain – I don’t think I’ve known Ireland so sunny for so many days in a row since I moved last spring) and plant sunflower seeds. New moons are always a great…

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How Will You Feel When You DO Whatever You’ve Been Putting Off?

We can so easily psyche ourselves out of doing things because we don’t want to feel the discomfort, pain or even inconvenience or doing what needs to be done. In NLP terms, people are either ‘towards’ or ‘away’. Towards people are motivated by the idea of what the effort will…

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Monday Motivation Whether This Week Feels Too Peopley or Too Quiet

Whatever you’re celebrating this week, I hope you have a wonderful time. And I’m aware that even reading this may feel like pressure. So many ads, films, books etc depicting what appear to be idyllic Christmases. Other festivities are not as represented but you might still feel pressure to: have…

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Couch Coaching: If Jake Peralta from Brooklyn Nine-Nine Came for Coach-Therapy

Welcome back to this new blog series where I imagine fictional / historical characters coming to me for coach-therapy. If you have any suggestions for future posts, I’d love to hear from you – eve@selfcarecoaching.net Jake: OK, Doc. We’re not in your office. You don’t need to use words like…

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