How to NOT Give Up on Yourself

Whatever habits you’re working on changing, a more gentle, balanced and harmonious approach (and it’s a great time for increasing balance and harmony with the Waxing Crescent Moon energies this week) will help you sustain the improvements you’re making I’m endlessly working towards improving everything about my life. I’m hoping…

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New Year 2020 Self Care Coaching EFT Script and Journal Prompts

This video is a little Yule gift which you can do as often as you like – especially over the next few weeks. By honouring what we’ve come through and integrating our pasts, we can move into this new decade feeling more empowered. I hope you find it helpful and…

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What Does Your Inner Self Care Coach Want You to Release?

I love all the seasons but there’s something so beautiful about autumn and the fallen leaves. The trees simply let go of whatever they no longer need and the (I’ve been learning more about gardening and supporting trees) fallen leaves feed the tree they came from when left nearby. We…

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Somatic Self Care Coaching for Stress and Anxiety

Strong movement is one of my favourite self care tools for stress and anxiety. It’s way up there with pranayama breath practices that calm the nervous system and compassionate self-talk that soothes the amygdala 80% of the signals that go via the vagus (10th cranial nerve that’s known as the…

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Self Care for Our Own and Others’ Narcissistic Wounding

Since a certain person in a powerful position was running for said powerful position nearly four years ago, people have been throwing around diagnoses of Narcissistic Personality Disorder (which even psychiatrists aren’t qualified to make from afar) with abandon. I’m a counsellor. I don’t diagnose. But I can hypothesise. Many…

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Wellbeing Wednesday: Releasing blocks and blossoming

Have you been feeling stuck? Like it’s harder than usual to get moving? A neighbour has had bathroom issues and last night, we were watching someone who knew what he was doing examine the drains. Turns out, almost every drain in the development was blocked (one was overflowing – I…

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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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