6 simple self care ideas for a healthy ego

This week, for World Ego Awareness Day 2023 on 11th May, we’re looking at ways to support a HEALTHY ego. As I explain in this week’s newsletter (READ MORE HERE) while the awareness day was around inflated egos, we all NEED a healthy ego. Echoism is as unhealthy as narcissism!…

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Move to the rhythm of your own breath

This week, we’re taking inspiration from Where the Crawdads Sing and looking at ways in which you can reconnect or deepen your connection with nature – your own and the world at large… In Where the Crawdads Sing, the main character, Kya, endures what seems impossible for any child then…

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Learning to drive at 47 – thank GOD/DESS for all anxiety soothing self care tools I have

Learning to drive is bringing my anxious past flooding back but now, thankfully, I can talk myself down far faster. It’s also FUN… I’ve always had a vivid imagination and while this is often a good thing, it was terrible when I was younger before I even knew that cultivating…

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Simple but powerful dream analysis you can use yourself

This week’s blog has some simple self care ideas to help you better connect with and understand your Self* through your dreams… Last night (at time of drafting this) my strange dreams included one where I saw a giant fox in the back field. It was the size of a…

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Inner child work’s all fun and games until you end up blubbing in front of your clinical supervisor

Being a trauma therapist doesn’t mean I don’t still get triggered. I hope these self care ideas for trauma recovery help you and remind you of your existing resources… I’ve done an enormous amount of healing over the decades. Especially in the last 15 years. But on days like the…

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Are you able to care for that vulnerable, needy part of yourself?

This week, we’re doing more shadow work, connecting with our inner emotionally snotty selves. I know. Almost scarier than connecting with that higher, wiser more miraculous self but just as potent… Lizzo has been such an amazing role model for me – listening to that phenomenal voice, her lyrics, her…

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Self Care for a New Year Slump

How are you doing this week? Raring to go, rested and refreshed from the break or exhausted from nearly two years’ global pandemic life and all THAT entails while also setting unrealistic expectations for yourself? This blog post has some self care ideas for you. I don’t know about you…

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What do Christmas lights have to do with self care?

If you LIKE them, and they lift your spirits, a lot! Depending on the kind you have, it can feel effortless or take some work to find that brightness. Like different kinds of self care practices. Last year was my first year with outdoor Christmas lights and it made me…

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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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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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