Welcome to My New Westport Self Care Coaching, Therapy, Supervision, Yoga (and More) Space

Some call therapy the ultimate in self care. It’s not always easy but it’s a commitment to ourselves to show up each week* and address some of the things we’re ready to deal with. Because my focus is on self care, the clients who see the biggest most lasting improvements…

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Cranky McCrankyface – When I Scrimp on Self Care

I was woken up after 4 1/2 hours* sleep by Rainbow MagnifiCat and Mousie McMouseface fighting under the bed. So tired, it took all I had to get out and separate them and rescue the poor baby mouse. Unfortunately, it got under the bathroom door and under the bath and…

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Quick and Breezy Clearing Meditation

In today’s video, I shared a very speedy meditation practice. If you want to go deeper, take as many more breaths as you want and, with each exhalation, imagine it gently sweeping away and stresses, strains, tensions, worries, pains and anything else that you’re ready to let go of. You…

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How Do You Scare Yourself in a GOOD Way?

I live so far out of my comfort zone, I often consider changing my name to Scaredy McScaredface. This morning’s adventure was different as it was purely for FUN. I won’t have a long enough break between clients later so wanted to go for a bike ride earlier on. And,…

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Couch Coaching: If Jake Peralta from Brooklyn Nine-Nine Came for Coach-Therapy

Welcome back to this new blog series where I imagine fictional / historical characters coming to me for coach-therapy. If you have any suggestions for future posts, I’d love to hear from you – eve@selfcarecoaching.net Jake: OK, Doc. We’re not in your office. You don’t need to use words like…

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What Are You Best at Listening To? Your Mind, Body, Heart or Soul?

I can’t believe how resistant I was to going for a bike ride today. I know how lucky I am to be in such a beautiful place, it’s a lovely day and I had enough time between clients but even so, I was thinking of all the things I ‘needed’…

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When Does Fear Hold You Back? When Does it HELP You?

I fear I forgot my microphone so hope you can hear enough of today’s video about fears holding us back and also helping us. As the Summer Solstice approaches and we think about our place in the world and our contributions, it’s so easy to get stuck in fear. Here…

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Everything’s Information – Embrace Your Inner Detective

When we take whatever’s going on simply as information or data, we can be curious about it. Amused even. Normally, we might get sucked into how we feel about whatever’s going on – the weather, failure, illness, insomnia etc. Lying in bed awake when you really want to sleep? Starting…

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Does Self Care Feel Like a Treat or a Chore?

I’m beyond blessed to live in such stunning surroundings – it took ages for me to get here and I worked at it but I appreciate it all so much. The spot above is a mere 20 minute stroll from where I live – and that includes loads of stopping…

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