February 22, 2022

De-cluttering

For years I accumulated ‘stuff’. I used shopping as another way to make myself feel better. I had even become a bit of a hoarder, holding […]
February 14, 2022

Play and have fun

I don’t think this self-care journey would be quite as appealing it if it wasn’t also fun.  I feel like so many of us have forgotten […]
February 8, 2022

Listening to my body

Our bodies are always sending us messages. Something that starts as a small niggle or pain, something that doesn’t feel quite in check is your body’s […]
February 1, 2022

Looking within

For years I was looking for external validation from friends, boyfriends, colleagues, the media, anything apart from myself. I’d let other people’s opinions and viewpoints cloud […]
January 26, 2022

Comparing myself to others

For so long I’d look to others and what I thought I wanted to be/do/feel as a measure of how ‘well’ I was doing. If I […]
January 19, 2022

Free-writing

I used to have one of those minds that is all over the place and literally never stops – a monkey mind, if you will. From […]
January 11, 2022

People-pleasing 

I people-pleased for years, to keep the peace more than anything. I hated turmoil and upset and found it much easier to do what I ‘thought’ […]
January 6, 2022

Creativity

We are ALL creative beings. Fact.  By holding our creativity back, we are doing ourselves and the world a disservice. I truly believe that by expressing […]
December 19, 2021

Treat yourself

An important part of my self-care journey was making sure to treat myself while I made changes in my life. It meant I didn’t feel like […]