Self worth

Morning! Hmmm yeah, hands up if you’ve been on this kind of journey? Self worth and self esteem are forged in childhood from believing you are lovable, worthy and enough. When things occur that rock those foundations, and I dont just mean neglect or cruelty, it shifts our perception of ourselves. I’ve spent 18 years […]

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Inner child work

So I’ve talked about inner child healing before and it’s a big topic in therapy and wellbeing circles. In fact as I’m sat here in a busy cafe drinking coffee in town I can see lots of different behaviour patterns being played out in kids and parents alike. Its where my former early years professional […]

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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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The impact of stress!

I launched my new Facebook page yesterday and was sifting through saved articles I’d shared through my old work page. This article I shared really made me reflect back on my own stress levels in the past and workaholic tendencies. How we recharge and recover though is crucial for our emotional wellbeing as adults and […]

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