When a friend comes to you with a problem, it’s unlikely that you call them a loser, tell them that they’ve failed and that you always thought they were hopeless! Why is it then, that we talk to ourselves this way? Why do we criticize and bully ourselves to always do better — to be continuously… Continue reading HOW TO BE A GOOD FRIEND TO YOURSELF
I spent a lot of my life thinking I couldn’t do a lot of things and being really hard on myself for not doing and being enough. I have pushed myself, studied hard and broken down a lot of my fear barriers in the last few years and let me tell you although difficult at… Continue reading DREAMS DO COME TRUE
Now we are well into January are your New Year Resolutions beginning to feel a bit like this discarded Christmas tree left in the garbage? Are you struggling with the strict regime you have set up and at the same time feeling guilty and dissatisfied with yourself? SELF COMPASSION, MAUREEN COOPER, alison canavan be complete,… Continue reading 4 TIPS ON SHOWING YOURSELF SOME COMPASSION ABOUT THOSE NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS!
It can be hard when we are living busy lives to make healthy choices all the time but when you feel a snack attack coming on there are healthier bars we can choose from. Here are some of my favourites bars including Bounce Balls, Nakd, Creative Nature, Rude Health, The Food Doctor, 9 Bars and… Continue reading HEALTHY SNACK BARS ON THE RUN
NEGATIVE SELF-TALK If there’s one thing you do in 2016 give up beating your self up about everything big and small. I spent most of my life doing this and let me tell you its painful, a waste of time and gets you no where so take it easy on yourself and always think:… Continue reading THE TOP 5 THINGS TO DUMP IN 2016
Welcome to #MindfulMonday and this week I’m introducing my theme for December which is #betrue to you and others this holiday season. December is a month that fascinates me for so many reasons primarily because most of us let ourselves get so stressed, burn the candle at both ends and we tend to leave ourselves… Continue reading STRESS LESS THIS DECEMBER AND #BETRUE TO YOU
Dear Me, I’m writing this letter to apologise for not treating you properly, for not wanting to spend time with you and for always speaking to you in a way that no one should ever be spoken too. The thought of failure used to scare me into hiding from you. The fear… Continue reading I’M WRITING THIS LETTER TO APOLOGISE…
The word therapy can scare people sometimes. The thought of entering a room where your deepest darkest secrets might be uncovered or even worse you might find out you have problems that you never even knew about before! Believe me I can understand these fears because I have experienced them myself and putting yourself in… Continue reading FINDING THERAPY IN EVERYDAY LIFE