Start where you ARE

Do you ever get psyched out by the enormous gulf between where you are and where you want to be with your self care (and Self care) practice/s? This post encourages you to aim high AND bridge the gap When I wrote 365 Ways to Feel Better; Self-care Ideas for…

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Easing Your Way to Achieving Long Term Goals

Do you feel like _____ is an impossible dream or do you feel in every fibre of your being that it’s just a matter of time as you KNOW you’ll get there? This blog post (and the feature I wrote for Rapport) has ideas to help you relax and even…

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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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Simple Self Care Ideas to Help You Say Goodbye to 2021 and Hello 2022!

This post has some simple self care ideas to help you harvest the lessons and blessings of 2021 and let go of what no longer serves you. Get ready to welcome a wondrous New Year! Goodbye 2021 We’ve almost done it! Can you IMAGINE, back in March (here in Ireland)…

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Transform (Or Simply Upgrade) Your Life in 2022 With One Simple Self Care Practice

This post has a super simple idea that I’ve been using for decades: Using a tiny diary to chart your progress with ANY intention. If you stick with it, it’ll keep you accountable as you make and sustain your change in 2022 and beyond… Much as I love many of…

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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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What are You HOPING Will Happen?

Personally? In your community? In the world? Happy First New Moon of the New Year! A great time to ponder what we WANT. Yes, even when things feel at their bleakest. The new moon offers an opportunity to ponder intentions and think about what’s emerging from even the darkest of…

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Our Need for Hope in Turbulent Times

In case you missed it, little Adam King on The Late Late Toy Show was the star of a sobtastic show. All the kids were amazing. And it was great for Ryan Tubridy to have company after his keeping people’s spirits up as far as possible without the usual audience…

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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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Special Winter Solstice / Yule Yoga Nidra

Struggling to relax? Wanting to reduce your blood pressure? Wanting to feel better AND more motivated? Yoga Nidra has so many benefits, these are just a few. In just over 20 minutes, allow yourself to rest deeply, as befits this time of year. In the darkness, cold, feeling as if…

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