Mini mindfulness self care supports

Yes, I called my practice Feel Better Every Day but sometimes, this means letting ourselves cry / sleep / curl up under the duvet (or in an underground tunnel of earth). Everything is information. Let yourself cry Your tears may come easily. They may need help. They may be so…

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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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This Hallowe’en, Are You Brave Enough to Face What SCARES You?

I hope you find the journal prompts in this blog post helpful as you – if you dare – shine a light into the scariest most cobweb filled corners of your life I live so far out of my comfort zone so much of the time, I’m used to scaring…

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7 Simple Steps to Schedule in YOUR Ideal Self Care

Does the idea of self care sometimes (often) feel overwhelming? Creating healthy habits and getting into good routines help enormously but even then, if we’re attempting anyone else’s version of self care, we’re not giving ourselves the best possible chance to connect with our OWN inner wisdom and wild self,…

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Couch Coaching: 7 Self Care Lessons from The Bold Type

In honour of the Millennials of The Bold Type (and in slight fear of Jacqueline), here’s a listical: 1) THEY SEEK THE TRUTH Jane is as tenacious about finding the truth within herself as she is with the stories she reports. Even when she doesn’t want to know, she KNOWS…

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Feeling Lonely in Lockdown?

If so, it’s NORMAL. In Ireland, we have six weeks in Level 5 so while I won’t be missing my 45th birthday (wherever I go – or in this case, stay – there I am), I won’t be celebrating as hoped. Still, we get to exercise within 5km of our…

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Self Care Coaching Lessons from Bill and Ted Face the Music

It’s not my FAVOURITE film of all time but it is way up there. I’ve still got a warm glow from my first cinema trip since before I’d ever heard of the coronavirus. Spoiler alerts ahead (read on at your own risk): 1) Feeling paralysed by unreached potential? Watch Bill…

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My Highlights from the Embodied Psychology Summit

So many amazing sessions on this week long online conference. Enormous thanks to Dr Scott Lyons and everyone else involved in bringing the Embodied Psychology Summit to so many people. If you’re interested and missed it (I shared links to register to the free event via my social media accounts…

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Monday Motivation: More on Rewards

It’s Life Coaching 101. Building rewards into every plan of action to help us stay on track, motivated and feeling as good as possible as we deal with the ups and downs of reaching (or reassessing) our goals. Personally speaking, winter sea paddles (even though it was so windy my…

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