Counselling, Couples Counselling, life coaching, Mindfulness, Mindfulness & Life Coaching

Nature & Soul: a journey to healing and wisdom (new mission statement and invitation)

What shape waits in the seed of you to grow and spread it's branches against a future sky."David Whyte I have recently read the Lightmakers Manifesto: how to work for change without losing your joy, by Karen Walrond, and she has beautiful exercises in the back of the book to get you in touch with… Continue reading Nature & Soul: a journey to healing and wisdom (new mission statement and invitation)

Counselling, life coaching, Mindfulness, Mindfulness & Life Coaching, Wise Woman Within

The healing benefits of nature…

Innocently immersing yourself in nature, you will discover in time that nature reflects your soul..."Bill Plotkin SoulCraft Wise Woman Within Retreat February 2022 in touch with nature, heart and soul! Healing Benefits of Nature: The healing benefits of nature are now being well researched and research findings are that "time in nature — as long… Continue reading The healing benefits of nature…

Counselling, Couples Counselling, life coaching, Manage Anxiety, Mindfulness, Mindfulness & Life Coaching

Recommended Resources for Healing/Personal Growth

It can be mind boggling sorting through the information and resources available online when you are seeking information to improve your overall mental health and wellbeing and to grow personally or in relationships. Here are a list of resources I have loved over 2021-2022 for myself and for sharing with clients. I love gathering an… Continue reading Recommended Resources for Healing/Personal Growth

Counselling, creativity, life coaching, Mindfulness

Rediscovering your creative (& spiritual) self

The Artist Way Journey. My well loved, well thumbed, well highlighted and post-it noted 1993 edition of The Artist Way by Julia Cameron I first completed the Artist Way by Julia Cameron in a small group of wise women in 2015 and it truly transformed my life! I had dabbled in being creative since school… Continue reading Rediscovering your creative (& spiritual) self

Counselling, life coaching, Mindfulness, Mindfulness & Life Coaching, Wise Woman Within

Reconnect to Soul Nature Coaching

More recently the term 'forest bathing' has been used and there is lots of neuroscience research to show the benefits of being in a beautiful forest or by a beautiful body of water as we calm our body's nervous system and as we find our surrounds 'softly fascinating'....We cannot help but become more mindful, more present and in turn we return to our body's safe rest and digest mode.... Often we find ourselves in a state of flow...returning to being aware of our heart and soul as our ego mind's thoughts slow down and become more neutral, more realistic, more positive...

Counselling, Couples Counselling, life coaching, Manage Anxiety, Mindful Parenting, Mindfulness, Mindfulness & Life Coaching, Wise Woman Within

Writing to Heal

Journaling to process emotions, change thinking/mindset/perspective and discover your deepest heart and soul longings/yearnings.

Counselling, Couples Counselling, Manage Anxiety, Mindfulness

Repairing trust in your relationship

Betrayal and trust are a recurring theme in relationships even if the acts of betrayal occur in small ways, daily, creating a growing lack of emotional safety and connection. The Gottman research highlights that healthy couples respond to each other's bids for connection and use 5 positive statements to every negative statement even amidst conflict… Continue reading Repairing trust in your relationship

Counselling, Couples Counselling, life coaching, Manage Anxiety, Mindful Parenting, Mindfulness, Mindfulness & Life Coaching

Benefits of Mindfulness

I am currently doing a Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) course online (https://www.mindfulpath.com.au/) and loving it! I was first introduced to the daily practice of mindfulness through an MBSR course in 2011 and it transformed my life! I practice mindfulness daily but I still sometimes forget or take for granted the reasons why mindfulness saves me… Continue reading Benefits of Mindfulness

Counselling, Manage Anxiety, Mindful Parenting

What is within my control?

Early intervention and support for parents to coach their children to learn effective strategies and develop an internal locus of control to reduce anxiety.

Counselling, Couples Counselling, Manage Anxiety, Mindfulness

A felt sense of safety in your body

It is not possible to shift emotional and psychological states without shifting physiological statesGray 2018 I attended a Complex Trauma webinar yesterday with Pam Stavropoulos (contributor to Blue Knot Complex Trauma Practice Guidelines) and the main take-away (again) was the need to calm and soothe our body, until there is a 'felt-sense' of safety, in… Continue reading A felt sense of safety in your body