What helps you when you CAN’T do your favourite self care practice?

This week’s blog post encourages you to have a plan b in case your equivalent of sea swimming vanishes. When something works well, it might need additional practices to counter its (hopefully temporary) loss. I’ve written about the importance of having a spectrum of self care practices to help you…

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Self Care and Some Similarities Between Sea Swims and Pandemic Living

This post has some self care coaching ideas for living through a global pandemic and doing your best to continue to minimise risks to yourselves and others. While also enjoying life and taking advantage of being able to do things we couldn’t when locked down for so much of the…

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How to Adopt a Nuanced, More Sustainable Approach to Self Care

Self care isn’t as simple as adopting a blanket approach like, ‘Eat at least 5 portions of fruit and veg each day.’ We need to be able to decide when something is self care and when it isn’t enough or when it might be too much or even punitive. The…

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How Might You Amp Up Your Self Care for 2021?

It’s a Christmas and New Year period like no other I’ve known. Plans keep changing as restrictions go up and down. And to think that a year ago, we’d barely even heard of the coronovirus. My work is ALL about self care and has been for YEARS but I’ve had…

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Discerning the Best Way Forward, Baby Step by Baby Step

I don’t know if it was obvious from the video above but I didn’t know when I was filming it if I was going to get my sea swim or if I was deluding myself. There were so many rocks and so much seaweed in between me and the sea….

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