6 self care resources for PTSD

It’s PTSD Awareness Month. The site has a huge amount of free trauma sensitive and trauma informed resources to help you support yourself and loved ones, Here are 6 you might find especially helpful: 1) Trauma recovery advice from Bessel, Peter, Daniel, Stephen, Janina and co Here are some of…

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Start where you ARE

Do you ever get psyched out by the enormous gulf between where you are and where you want to be with your self care (and Self care) practice/s? This post encourages you to aim high AND bridge the gap When I wrote 365 Ways to Feel Better; Self-care Ideas for…

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How Can We Make Post Traumatic Growth More Likely?

I’m still listening to a few final workshops from last week’s Action Trauma conference (you can read my initial highlights blog from last week HERE) and also listening to as much of this week’s Trauma Super Conference as I can fit around appointments. It was so popular on Monday, the…

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Reminding Myself that Yoga is a Way to Become Friendlier to Our Bodies and Minds

This morning’s view from the yoga mat was a lovely reminder of seasons, cycles and other things that impact. I regularly talk to yoga students, clients and so on about yoga not being about contorting ourselves into painful poses or looking skinny on Instagram. I remind them (and myself) of…

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How I Went from Being SUCH a Shy Confidence Coach to Being, Well, a Bit LESS Shy Today

I still work on my own confidence but it’s much easier than when I started my first life coaching and complementary practice, Apple Coaching – Be Confident from Your Core (geddit?), in 2004. The self care tools I’ve learned and integrated into my own life as well as into my…

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An Overview of My Trauma Sensitive Yoga Approach for One to One Sessions, Classes and Workshops

Westport friends! Anyone who’s remotely interested in yoga but feels too bewildered by the vast array of styles on offer to make it to any class! The new Westport Yoga Community group on Facebook is bringing local Westport based yoga teachers and therapists together so people wanting to find a…

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Couch Coaching: If Nola Darling Came to Me for Coach-Therapy

In this occasional blog series, I imagine fictional/historical characters coming to me for coach-therapy. Today, it’s Nola Darling (played by DeWanda Wise) from the TV reboot of She’s Gotta Have It. Nola: I thought I was fine but I maced some random guy last night. Friend: You what? Nola: All…

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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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Highlights from Trauma Week 1

This week’s self care ideas are to help you support yourself with trauma (big T and little t – telling yourself that others have been through worse won’t help you heal as much as paying attention to what YOU need, be that time and space, therapy or something else). The…

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