Tag Archives: Self Care

Taming Your Inner Critic

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We all talk to ourselves but the important thing is, what are you saying?  How much of the time are you being kind, compassionate and supportive to yourself? There are times when your inner voice provides a little reality check … Continue reading

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Finding Your Flow

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Life has thrown me a few lemons recently which have been governed by factors outside of my control with the harsh reality of an elderly, ill parent.  Whilst there were many things I couldn’t influence, I did have choices.  I … Continue reading

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Finding a Life You Love

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Much of my clinical work is about discovering ‘a life you love’ for each client.  We start with how and why they got stuck in their health and life.  The magical bit is realising what they can do to influence … Continue reading

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Setting Good Client Boundaries

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Do you make yourself available anytime a client wants you?  It’s so tempting especially if you are struggling to get enough clients, or just starting out. We’ve all been there.  Offering a late, last minute evening appointment, when we really … Continue reading

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Building Buffers to Make Life Easier

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As one of life’s ‘sensible’ characters, I have always had a tendency to build a buffer, in different areas of my life.  I was thrilled recently, when reading ‘Essentialism’ by Greg McKeown (a brilliant book about the disciplined pursuit of … Continue reading

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Practitioner Safety

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By its very nature, the work you do as a therapist or complementary practitioner with your clients is personal.  Occasionally, what is a kind gesture or comment from you, could get misconstrued and potentially lead to complications. The vast majority … Continue reading

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How to Make Things Easier

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If you feel like everything is really hard work at the moment, you’re not alone.  The recent survey I did with a mixture of complementary practitioners from different disciplines showed that many of them were overwhelmed, and tired of not … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Being Confident to Practice

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A reoccurring challenge for many practitioners, therapists and coaches is being confident to practice. Do you find on the outside, you try to mask how you feel because underneath there is a lot of self-doubt and questioning going on which knocks your … Continue reading

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How to Build Your Resilience

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Working within a caring environment where clients are supported on their individual journeys can leave practitioners, therapists and coaches feeling stressed or depleted at times. Although we totally understand that we need to look after ourselves in order to be … Continue reading

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Feeling Overwhelmed?

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Do you feel like you are under pressure from all angles of your life?  Does it feel like you are on a roller coaster, travelling at speed throughout your day and you just can’t get off?  You have a massive … Continue reading

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