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
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
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.
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
Managing Anxiety for yourself and your teen/child
The anxiety dance refers to the negative spiral that can occur where a child is anxious (e.g. about going to school) so in desperation, as a parent, it is easy to keep your child home from school but the more this occurs the more the anxiety builds and it becomes harder and harder to overcome the anxiety.
In many ways our society puts long term relationships up on a pedestal without actually acknowledging the amount of hard work and commitment to change that often needs to happen for that relationship to stay healthy and for each partner to be thriving within that long term relationship.
Wise Woman Within Circle: The Inner Journey 2021-22
For your personal invitation to the Wise Woman Within Circle: The Inner Journey please see here. To read more about the deep concepts that will be part of this Inner Journey please read on. I'm in awe of the synchronicity of the Universe...I love how sometimes when you follow your curiousity (as Liz Gilbert recommends)… Continue reading Wise Woman Within Circle: The Inner Journey 2021-22
Through Intuitive Dance, Meditation & Mandalas: Discover your heart & soul intentions for the New Year. This self-exploration workshop is an invitation from my heart to yours to explore and experiment, to make sense of what is in our hearts and bodies, to move freely and intuitively, to express our deepest and truest selves through… Continue reading Courageous Joy
Letter from my heart to your heart…
Wise Woman Within Womens Circle begins 2020 from a deep calling to focus in on what matters; courage, connection & compassion...
Stage 12: Opening to Grace: Transcendent Ecstasy
Aaaah here we are at the last stage of the Great Round of Mandala…and this wheel just keeps turning as it marks an ending and a beginning. We finish this Great Round and get ready to start anew by taking the essence of this stage and all we have learnt and experienced into Stage 1:… Continue reading Stage 12: Opening to Grace: Transcendent Ecstasy