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How To Create Calm When You Feel Stressed

How To Create Calm When You Feel Stressed

Having a first-aid list of self-care techniques means you are better prepared to respond to stress when it arises. Understanding how your body responds to stress is a valuable start.  Stress is an experience of the body which can affect the mind. The best way to...

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How To Create Calm When You Feel Stressed

How To Create Calm When You Feel Stressed

Having a first-aid list of self-care techniques means you are better prepared to respond to stress when it arises. Understanding how your body responds to stress is a valuable start.  Stress is an experience of the body which can affect the mind. The best way to...

How TRE® Cured My Back Pain

How TRE® Cured My Back Pain

I suffered from lower back pain and sciatica for over 20 years. The doctors said there was nothing they could do, they told me to take painkillers, go home and try to stay active. But it didn't help and it wasn't possible to remain active - the pain was simply too...

Our Purpose Is To Heal

Our Purpose Is To Heal

I’ve stopped seeing the world as an angry, destructive, hopeless place. I have finally realised that all the anger, destruction and apathy we see around us is a result of pain. Our individual suffering is part of a collective trauma - one that has been snowballing for...

Tiredness & Overwhelm – The Road To Burnout

Tiredness & Overwhelm – The Road To Burnout

I started to become aware of the effects of stress and my level of energy – or better said – fatigue, back in 2013.  My energy levels were like a rollercoaster.  By the time I was fully awake in the morning it was 10 or 11am and many cups of coffee later....

My Awakening

My Awakening

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” - Anaïs Nin My awakening was not instantaneous, I did not find nirvana and I still don't know the meaning of life. I'm not looking for them either. Instead, it...

Work Less, Live Better

Work Less, Live Better

You don’t need to earn millions. Chances are, if you already have a pretty good job, you may not even need a pay rise. The real valuable commodity for a better life is time. Time for yourself, to spend as you choose. A lot of people don’t really know what would make...

What Is Emotional Abuse?

What Is Emotional Abuse?

People often look for signs of violence to determine whether a relationship is unhealthy or abusive, which is why emotional abuse is often not recognised when it’s happening right in front of us, or to us. All relationships have challenging times, so as long as there...

January 2021 Bullet Journal Set Up

January 2021 Bullet Journal Set Up

Welcome to my January 2021 Bullet Journal set up! I have my notebook and my pencil case ready to go, if you’ve got yours ready you can follow along too.  https://youtu.be/NCwgXu6emZc I’ve decided to keep things pretty simple this year, I am prone to overthinking...

2021 Bullet Journal Set Up For Beginners

2021 Bullet Journal Set Up For Beginners

2021 is my second year of journaling, I’ve struggled with it over the years until I discovered bullet journalling. So I’m still pretty new to it, but a few friends have asked how I do mine, so I thought I’d share a super quick video.  https://youtu.be/RibwE6NA3-c...

The Benefits of Journaling

The Benefits of Journaling

I sit with my beautiful new journal in front of me on my clear desk. Having chosen the colour carefully to reflect my mood for the year ahead, I feel cheerful and optimistic. I gently open it and flip through a few pages, I feel a magical sensation, as though a fairy...

Dealing With Tension & Trauma – Discovering TRE

Dealing With Tension & Trauma – Discovering TRE

The trauma you never notice. For my entire life, anytime I heard the word “trauma” I understood it to mean only significant and devastating life events related to war, terrorism, natural disasters, physical abuse or things like that. Things that tend to make it into...

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