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How to Help Your Teenager with Anxiety

Teenagers are emotionally driven How we deal with our inner world drives everything we do - how we love, how we work, and how we live. Teenagers live in a heightened emotional state and are figuring out who they are and where they fit in. They often feel anxious and...

How to Have Self- Compassion in the New Year

The first of January is here again and I encourage you to have self-compassion especially at this time. I'm hearing so many people state their New Years resolutions. I hear them put such high expectations on themselves on achieving their goals and they've made them...

5 Essential Self-Care Tips for Your Busy Life

Self-care is critical for an all round healthy life. Its benefits are seen in your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. You'll be able to incorporate these 5 self-care tips easily into your busy life. I can write so much more about self-care but I know...

Surprising Benefits of Volunteering While Grieving

Volunteering while grieving has many health benefits. You’re not only helping yourself, you’re helping another human being. So why wouldn’t you volunteer? It makes you happy, you get to improve other’s lives, you’re healthier, and you get to live longer.

Unravelling Grief Through Sharing Your Story

I love hearing people share their story Unravelling grief through sharing your story is powerful, not only for you but it helps others share their story too. Today, with the permission of my client, I'm going to share her story that she shared on social media. I've...

What Superpower Does Your Pet Have?

What Superpowers Does Your Pet Have? Pets are awesome. And they've been more important than ever in recent times, when COVID-19 started to spread, and we were in lockdown. The animal shelters were emptied out. It was wonderful, that the animals were getting a second...

Don’t Like Exercising? Try Green Therapy Instead

Green Therapy Otherwise Known as Gardening Spring is well and truly here. It's a lovely time to get out and work in the garden. Gardening has so many positive effects on your mental well being - Being outside lifts your mood. You get a chance to soak up that beautiful...

Remembrance Day, the 11th of November

It's important that we remember our loved ones who have died. Remembering our loved ones is important. We learn to have a new relationship with them and keep their memory alive. I find it difficult to write about Remembrance Day partly because my husband was in the...

Yoga, as a metaphor for life

I don’t know about you but as I get older, I feel my body more. By that, I mean, I feel niggly aches and pains. I exercise to keep strong body, mind and spirit. However exercise tightens muscles which needs stretching. I also do yoga, which helps in all sorts of other...

How Art Helps During the Tough Times

Today, I want to take you back in time. Back to 2008, when art was my friend (It still is today). My artwork is so important to me.  I work through things every day through art,  just moving oil pastels around the page or chalk or paint around the page really helps my...