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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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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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Mindfully manage your emotions!

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Mindfulness is about being aware of your present experience with acceptance - being conscious of what you're doing, seeing and experiencing - whether that's tying your shoelaces, walking on the beach, or sitting quietly being present without the usual distractions (including phones and technology) while being aware of feelings as they arise as the observer without being overwhelmed by them. Mindfulness is often mistaken as mediation - which in basic terms is about quietening the mind.

Mindfulne…

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