We all have those weeks where we feel a little overwhelmed and drop the ball.. right?! This week in combination with a full moon, the level of anxiety to ‘get things done’ has leveled up like the rising tides with the pull of the moon. I have taken on extra hours at the Psychology clinic which means 9 hour days and with 18 hours less this week to work on the business, family time and life( by way I mean chores), I have held the same expectation of myself to achieve my goals..
Given it was Valentine’s day yesterday and there is a whole lotta love and devotion, not to mention chocolate, and cut flowers (you know they die when you cut them right?!Buy a plant instead) going around on socials, and in stores, I thought what better time than to look at ways we can cultivate a little self-love. What is self-love? Not the narcissistic, egotistical characteristics. The nurturing and kindness that we often neglect to reflect in. Self-love is being compassion
Sitting down with a friend yesterday to plan our Winter Wellness Weekend has me all excited to unfurl some techniques to deepen our connection with nature. As I rushed out the door, late to meet her, I realized only when I had got to the café that I hadn’t worn shoes. Yes, I am that barefoot gypsy you see running around, my soles un-insulated, however I choose to be this way. WHY? By consciously spending time connected to nature, we reclaim the intimate awareness through enga
The Australian Psychological Society defines stress as a “feeling of being overloaded, wound up, tight, tense and worried. We all experience stress at times. It can sometimes help to motivate us to get a task finished, or perform well. But stress can also be harmful if we become over-stressed, interfering with our ability to get on with our normal life for too long.” Whilst you may have a great picture or catalogue of ideas of your dreamy self-care activities, are you actuall
WHAT does it mean to be positively wired and WHY is it so important? Let’s unpack it shall we? Positively wired to me is essentially practicing positive psychology, reinforcing the positive aspects of self to boost confidence and self-belief. Strengthening these aspects allows us to live our best version in life. This isn’t to say that we should ignore, negate or avoid focus on the in unfavourable or neutral traits we possess but to identify and develop ways to build these al
Motivation "Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it." by Lou Holtz I often talk about core values and beliefs. These are the basis on which we live our lives. They can be out-dated and not necessarily in service to your current circumstances. Our values and beliefs are core to the motivations of behaviour change and habit formation. Understanding and living these authentically in live with cultivate lo