Self-Care Healing

As you embrace your healing journey, there will be a number of modalities and things that you might want to try. There is no perfect modality and there is no perfect practitioner, it’s about trusting your intuition with what you need to experience and choosing someone you trust to hold the space for you. This is when deep healing happens.

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How to stop people pleasing

“Stress, anxiety and depression are caused when we are living to please others.” – Paulo Coelho​​ How true this quote is and as a recovering people pleaser, I learnt the hard way how pointless people pleasing can be. When you sacrifice yourself at the expense of others, you rarely get your deeper needs met, by those you’re bending over

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Do people criticise outspoken women?

When you think of women speaking up, what perceptions come to mind? Do you think: They’re brave, confident, know who they are, they’re go getters, assertive, determined, honest, forthright, powerful and strong. They have incredible boundaries, they make loving choices for themselves and are taking responsibility for their own life. Or, do you see ‘those’

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Why is it hard for me to set boundaries?

“Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.” (Brene Brown)​ Some people just intuitively know how far they can push us and exactly what to say or do, to get what they want or need. It can leave us feeling exhausted, violated and completely under

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Why Do I Struggle To Speak My Truth?

Everyday I see amazing women censor themselves and hold themselves back because they fear expressing their truth and using their voice. Old programming and fear, is telling them that something bad will happen if they speak their truth – conflict, rejection, judgement, criticism, not being heard, humiliation, not getting what they want, or potentially hurting

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