Self-Care Is Selfish!

  If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say that looking after yourself and engaging in self-care is “selfish” I’d have been able to retire with an abundance of financial security years ago. I had spent too many years throughout the first 20 years of...

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Emerging Hope Through Devastation

  I recently got to head back home to the country to the place where I grew up. It really is so true what they say, that you can take the girl out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of the girl ! As much as I love living where I’m living now and...

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Stifling Your Dream or Creating Your Dream ?

  Do You have a Dream ? One you keep hidden away perhaps, almost like a deep dark secret because you either don't put yourself 1st enough to make the time to work on making your dreams come true OR you simply don't believe in yourself enough to back yourself and...

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Moving Goalposts – How Flexible Are You ?

    How do you go coping when something suddenly and unexpectedly changes ? Whether it be an event you were working towards, or a career you were enjoying that comes to an abrupt end, or a vision that you'd been working towards that just hasn't turned out...

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Behind The Mask

It’s exhausting keeping up the pretense in all aspects of your life, especially on Social Media….pretending that your life is ‘picture perfect’ for everyone else. We talked recently about how the reality of life is far from perfect….life is full of ups and downs…..and...

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The Truth About Trauma

For years I’ve worked with people who have experienced trauma. It never ceases to amaze me how often in the beginning they ‘downplay’ their trauma or minimise it as they don’t believe they ‘deserve‘ to be taking up my time as ‘it wasn’t that bad’. Or they don’t want...

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Why On Earth Do We Do What We Do ??

How often do you see people experience the exact same event, yet interpret it so differently and respond in completely different ways ? This is never more evident than in the case of trauma. People can experience the exact same event, see the exact same things, be at...

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Life’s Not Picture Perfect !!

Some days are great and that's just awesome..... Some days however are just plain crappy.... That's the reality of this thing called LIFE..... Far too often we see people’s life in pictures and quotes on social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Linked In,...

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STOP Wearing “Busyness” As A Badge of Honour !

No doubt you’ve heard the old saying ‘if you want something done give it to a busy person’….it’s almost something many of us women, in particular, strive for….we can even turn it into a competition to see who can be the busiest….keep saying YES to everything, booking...

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7 Keys for Setting Higher Fees

      How do you set your fees? How do you even begin to know what to charge your clients for the work you do? Be honest here, do you see what others around you are charging and set your fees to fit in with them? OR Do you feel you can’t charge too much as...

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