My TOP self care tip for International Stress Awareness Week 2022 (and every day)

This International Stress Awareness Week, I’ve been thinking a lot about ALL of my self care practices for stress (many of which can be found in the book, 365 Ways to Feel Better: Self-care Ideas for Embodied Wellbeing with several free resources available on the site) and this blog post…

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18 simple self care practices that support me daily

For my 18th Business Birthday (9th September), I’m amusing myself by NOT looking at previous years’ roundups so I can later see if there are overlaps as I ponder the self care practices I rely on most at the moment. What’s YOUR go to? Mind 1) Soothing self talk is…

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Lá Fhéile Pádraig! ☘️ Look for GREEN Flags

This St Patrick’s Day / Paddy’s Day seemed like a good time to celebrate all that’s GOOD in life. We’re wired to THRIVE. Yes, it’s important to be aware of (and pay attention to 🥶) red flags but by focusing on what’s wrong, we can miss a lot of fun….

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How to Reduce Your Stress and Anxiety by Focusing on the Things You CAN Influence

In this post, I hope you’ll find ways in which you can deal with your own concerns with as much ease as possible – while also increasing your sense of agency, empowering yourself to change the things you CAN change As Ireland opens up more, everyone has an opinion on…

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Your ‘Happy Place’ Can Be ANYWHERE

One of the first questions I ask new clients is to think of a place they’ve felt happy. I encourage them to connect with a moment in time where they felt at ease, relaxed and well. No pressure. No overwhelm. No fear. No stress It might have been last week,…

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Self Care for Catastrophic Thinking

Monday morning started quite normally – lovely Summer Solstice meditation, journaling my Morning Pages, about to do my yoga and then a quick thought that derailed much of my day: ‘I’ll just quickly share a post about using whatever platforms you have to be more visible – using that Solstice…

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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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Give Yourself a Break

You already KNOW the importance of downtime and regular rest for anxiety, stress, trauma, sleep and general health and wellbeing. I know I know. And STILL (usually when I need it most), I sometimes resist. We’re conditioned to attempt to be ON all the time – even when we’re actively…

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Soothe the Stress Response with these Triple Warmer Self Care Tools

The Triple Warmer is one of the meridians and gets its name from the three (upper, middle and lower) parts of the torso that make it up. These two simple tools may look strange but can be soooo soothing, I hope you’ll find them beneficial for those moments when even…

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Are You Under Too Much Pressure?

There are two types of stress: 1) Distress: The type we generally think of when we moan about being stressed and 2) Eustress: The type that helps us grow and evolve. Think of a baby learning to crawl because s/he has that inherent drive to do so. Or working out…

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