Highlights from Resilience Week 1

This week’s tips have been focused around resilience. Sometimes, we’re able to manage life’s challenges with ease and grace. Other times, we may feel knocked down and unable to get up again. Chumbawumba break (click HERE). I hope these ideas will help as well as sparking your own. What about…

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Wellbeing Wednesday: Advent Gratitude Practice and Giraffes and Jackals for Better Communication with Yourself and Others

  I’m delighted that I thought to put tinsel around poor Rudolph’s fixed antlers. It was my Yuletide effort at Kintsukori (the Japanese tradition of fixing broken ceramics with liquid gold so the item becomes more valuable and beautiful at the broken places). And I like my new practice of…

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Wellbeing Wednesday: Feeling Overwhelmed? Also, Unusual Gift Ideas to Help You Heal Your Mind, Body, Heart and Soul

  Hi! This week, I’m sharing another simple breath practice to help if you’re feeling overwhelmed. It’s very simple and also effective and can be done anytime anywhere. If you missed the video about the deeper breath and longer exhalation, there’s no need to watch it but you can learn…

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Wellbeing Wednesday: 5 Simple Steps to Give Your Miraculous Self More Space

Do you ever have one of those days where either everything is going amazingly smoothly or, if things are going wrong, you have that deep sense of ease and wellbeing and are still absolutely fine about it? Better than those days we’re it’s as if you’ve got out of bed…

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Wellbeing Wednesday: What helps you when you feel like you’re banging your head against a brick wall?

This past week or so has been quite strange for me. On Friday, I felt so stuck (technology, weirdness from a couple of strangers and I can’t even remember what else gave me pause), I gave up and decided to focus on my own self-care. A short time after doing…

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Wellbeing Wednesday: What do you do each morning to prepare for your best possible day ahead?

This week, we’re looking at ways in which we can start each day with even a minute of self-care to transform the day ahead. When you think about your ideal morning self-care practice, what do you imagine? We’re all different and it’s about honouring that so we can create things that…

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Wellbeing Wednesday: What helps you when you don’t want to feel better?

There’s something wonderful about wallowing. When we allow ourselves to feel our rage, anger, irritation, ennui, grief, heartbreak or anything else that typically isn’t welcomed in this ‘be positive’ age, we’re honouring ourselves. We’re being authentic. We’re listening to the messages behind the feelings so we can use our emotions to heal…

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My book is up for an award – please vote for 365 Ways to Feel Better

I’ve never had a book (or anything) up for award before so this is very new to me and I’d very much appreciate your vote. 365 Ways to Feel Better: Self-care Ideas for Embodied Wellbeing (White Owl, 2017) shares a self-care idea for every day of the year (including one…

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