The most important thing you can do to free yourself from negative self-judgement

The most important thing you can do to free yourself from negative self-judgement

Last week an incident occurred when I was teaching and I slipped into fight/flight/freeze mode. I froze on the spot and couldn’t hear what people were saying, and didn’t know how to respond. This has a tendency to happen to me when I notice a threat to my environment. Tara Brach explains it in the following […]

3 steps to setting healthy relationship boundaries

3 steps to setting healthy relationship boundaries

There seems to be a theme to my writing over the last month or so. A few weeks ago I wrote about the importance of taking care of ourselves in a post on people pleasing, which you can read here. This week I am giving three simple steps that could save your relationship.   Imagine, if […]

Why pleasing others may stifle your dreams

Why pleasing others may stifle your dreams

You are with someone you love, alone in the woods. It’s pitch black and you’re clinging to the back of their shirt, as it is the only way of knowing where you are going. Luckily they have a spotlight pointed directly on the path in front of them. Suddenly they fall, and you are left […]

How to be kind, to yourself

How to be kind, to yourself

“Treating yourself like a precious object will make you strong.” – Julia Cameron The Artists Way Recently, I was asked what self-compassion meant to me. I usually incorporate the basic principle of self-compassion into my writing as it has become something I readily practice (read one of my posts here), but I have never attempted to write […]

How to achieve goals and 5 winning recipes for delicious bite sized bliss balls

How to achieve goals and 5 winning recipes for delicious bite sized bliss balls

Just a quick post for those of you out there who feel like the need EVERYTHING NOW. I hear you, I am one of you, and it is only recently that I’ve discovered that this is not the most comfortable or self-nurturing quality I possess. Too often I sprint flat out towards the prize until […]