The importance of connection

Self regulation and social connection 🧠 Polyvagal theory explains the evolutionary process of human vagus nerve development. The most recent developed section in evolutionary terms is the Ventral Vagal Complex which is responsible for fight/flight mode AND the inhibition of this activation through social connection to help self regulate. For babies this means having the […]

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Parts work

I had such a beautiful weekend with friends… one of the aspects of the gathering was a morning ceremony where we gathered in a circle for some soul sharing and to give love to, and honor, both ourselves and others. It was a highly charged and emotional time where love, tears and compassion flowed freely. […]

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Time to blossom ⭐

A funny thing happened when I started owning my shit, loving myself and working fully on self compassion and inner shizzle… my work went through the roof. There was a time when I first started as a psychotherapist and coach when I thought “god I’ve got loads of tattoos and piercings and dont really look […]

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Mindhack | Building your inner tribe…

I love seeing and hearing people cheerleading for others. It’s such a wonderful trait… but sometimes we need to be a cheerleader for ourselves and build our inner squad. This is a lovely exercise I use with clients when we are working on building resilience and self worth. Resilience is about our ability to cope […]

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Breathwork

One of the things I’ve found hugely beneficial in managing my anxiety, and shifting my mindstate rapidly, is using different breathing techniques. When anxiety is triggered our brain goes in to problem solving mode. Rapid thought loops can quickly become overwhelming but by understanding our own physiology and nervous system response we can actually change […]

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It’s ok to say no…

View this post on Instagram Ain't that the goddamn truth. As a recovering people pleaser I still find myself having to put the brakes on and give myself space to respond when asked to do things I should say no too. Years ago I was the one doing everything to keep every soul happy. Funnily […]

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#ProjectMe

One of the most important things I urge clients to start doing is to invest in themselves. This can be as asimple as allocating a small bit of time each day to enhance wellbeing through meditating and breathwork or time out for a walk or a class. In todays hectic world it can be so […]

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