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Say goodbye to self loathing

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Most people I know - even those that are well studied in mindset management and personal development - have times in their lives where they hate themselves and struggle to manage self loathing; it's good to remember that this is NORMAL and common for any human during their life.

It's also helpful to be reminded that humans are highly emotional and complex - we are all having a human experience after all.

Anyone can fall off their perch - seemingly falling into darkness and self-doubt often res…

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Remote appointments from today

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As of 12pm today I am moving all appointments to Zoom Video or phone adhering to the Australian Governments request to stop all non-essential in-person contact aiming to limit Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread in our communities.

I will contact you again when In-person appointments become available.

My services support mental health and wellbeing and I will continue to offer my services remotely. I will primarily be using Zoom Video Communications - a remote conferencing service - that is…

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Supporting yourself in times of distress

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I’ve been noticing that many people around me – clients, family, friends – have been struggling with maintaining a positive mindset recently. It’s as if the widespread devastation and death caused by the catastrophic bushfires we’re currently experiencing in Australia have tipped many of us off the edge to what we can readily cope with; where our emotional capacity is stretched beyond our limit and despair and sadness is clouding our experience.

In times of distress, it’s crucial to remember th…

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Calm your mind using deep breathing

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When I start working with a new client, I start at the beginning - supporting your wellbeing through cultivating a calm mind. When you have a calm mind you can think clearly; you can then begin to access your real truth, desires and challenges. 

The process of developing and maintaining your personal wellbeing first begins with learning how to calm your mind — and by doing so learning to reduce stress and anxiety.

This in turn begins with learning how to breathe more slowly, efficiently, mindf…

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The many benefits of Mindfulness practice

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A couple of months ago I embarked on advancing my skills and knowledge regarding best and latest practices helping support clients with trauma and I’m so grateful I did. Not only am I better equipped at helping the many clients that walk through my door (given everyone has experienced trauma whether small or big), I’ve also learned the latest findings on mindfulness and it’s link to reducing inflammation and disease. I was already a strong advocate for mindfulness and this new knowledge has give…

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Create a plan to maximise your efforts this year

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Spring is here and I’m loving the longer and warmer days. Many people experience increased energy and motivation with more bounce in their step as summer approaches… this also bring us to the reality that Christmas and the end of year is a little more than three months away.

Now is the perfect time to take a deep breathe and do some reflection and planning to help you maximise your efforts for the remaining months of this year.

Schedule some ‘you’ time into your diary - an hour will be adequa…

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9 tips to manage self loathing

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Most people I know - even those that are well studied in mindset management and personal development as well as people that are highly functional and successful - have times in there lives where they experience dislike or hate themselves and struggle to manage self loathing.

It's helpful to remember that self loathing is common and normal at some point in your life for short or long intervals. The important aspect to remember is to be able to see it and identify it for what it is (self-loathing…

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Nurture yourself for success

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Do you nurture your 'self'? Do you support your 'self' for success in your life? Do you want to learn how to support and nurture your 'self' even better?

Success in life starts with learning how to best support yourself and this starts with developing a supportive nurturing relationship with ‘self’. Most people find this a challenge! Childhood and life experiences combined with conditioning and cultural expectations leave many burdened with limiting beliefs believing they are no good, not enoug…

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How to create the best plan upon a new year

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2017 is upon us - despite many of us being in holiday mode - what's your plan for this year?

There are many ways to create a vision when a new year begins. Some like to create new year's resolutions or create vision boards or specific goals or some like to invite new experiences, states, or emotions. It's a worthy use of your time given that it's a proven fact that if you know the results you want you will be more likely to move toward it and achieve it!

I encourage you to write, paint, or pla…

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Active listening makes the difference...

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To be listened to and heard is a striking experience! This is partly because it happens so rarely. People feel “bigger” when they are being listened to; they have more presence, they feel safer, more secure and they begin to trust.

Most people assume that they are great listeners. What most of us don’t realise is that it takes a conscious effort to be an outstanding listener.

Outstanding listening is more than nodding and agreeing. Listening effectively means getting ourselves out of the way s…

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