New mini podcast!

Join Rethinking.you on Soundcloud where you can hear my dulcet tones as I talk trauma informed stuff. This week I asked my Facebook followers what they’d like me to cover and one of the suggestions was creating healthy sleep habits. Listen to #1 The intentional practice of sleep by Rethinking.You on #SoundCloud Click on this […]

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Morning boost!

Hope you don’t mind Pukka (no one hates free advertising surely?!) Autumn is when I switch up my hot drinks. I love a herbal tea and currently I’m on a detox and avoiding my morning black coffee. Turmeric is a wonderful anti inflammatory so I’m giving myself a quick immune boost to avoid any bugs […]

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Hugs

This time of year is tough. The daylight is rapidly shrinking and I notice a shift in mindset in some of my most Resilient clients. This is the time when I double up on bodywork and techniques to soothe a jangled nervous system. It’s the same every Autumn… the lack of daylight and good weather […]

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Healthy boundaries

Something shifts gears once you begin to foster healthy boundaries… and it’s one of the transitions I love witnessing with my clients. In particular you can see the change in their relationships which were perhaps quite codependent and unhealthy in their patterns. How the person talks about their needs starts to change from focussed on […]

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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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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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