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...

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...
The Truth About Trauma

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...
Why On Earth Do We Do What We Do ??

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...

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,...
STOP Wearing “Busyness” As A Badge of Honour !

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...