With the Best Will in the World, Change can be Challenging

What helps you get stuff done? In psychosynthesis terms, the Will is as important an energy as Love. Where Love energy is very accepting, nurturing and holding, Will energy is more, ‘Right. Let’s DO this.’ We need both energies but typically, feel more affinity to one or the other. Without…

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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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Welcome to My New Westport Self Care Coaching, Therapy, Supervision, Yoga (and More) Space

Some call therapy the ultimate in self care. It’s not always easy but it’s a commitment to ourselves to show up each week* and address some of the things we’re ready to deal with. Because my focus is on self care, the clients who see the biggest most lasting improvements…

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How I Went from Being SUCH a Shy Confidence Coach to Being, Well, a Bit LESS Shy Today

I still work on my own confidence but it’s much easier than when I started my first life coaching and complementary practice, Apple Coaching – Be Confident from Your Core (geddit?), in 2004. The self care tools I’ve learned and integrated into my own life as well as into my…

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Self Care Coaching to Help You Climb Life’s Metaphorical Mountains

When you think about the decade, year, month, week, days and hours ahead, what metaphorical mountains are you aware of? Which ones are challenges you’ve chosen for yourself? These might include house moves, new jobs, expanding families, big projects, activism, creative ambitions and more. What springs to mind for you?…

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Self Care Coaching Ideas for Bringing Some Holiday Cheer Into Your New Year

I took this video during today’s (very cold) sea paddle to help you bring a few moments of calm and peace into your day and ponder whatever lights YOU up. What brings you joy? What do you want MORE of in 2020 and beyond? If you haven’t already started back…

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