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...
Journaling to process emotions, change thinking/mindset/perspective and discover your deepest heart and soul longings/yearnings.
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
Early intervention and support for parents to coach their children to learn effective strategies and develop an internal locus of control to reduce anxiety.
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
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
For women who want to grow together within sacred circle: “A sacred circle is something in and of itself. It is larger than the participants within it, calls forth essential truth, and orients us towards love. Your circle will be the leader of itself, and like all true expressions of love, it will not force,… Continue reading A Treesisters Sacred Circle
Something a little profound happened in our Heart Intentions 2017 circle...each month our trust, sharing, and holding space for each other deepened and we found so much insight into our own lives and what was most important to us through meditations as well as the mandalas we made... It was a reassuring monthly date with… Continue reading Why a Wise Woman Within Sacred Women’s Circle?
Counting back I realise it's been approximately 9 months since I took a break from Mindful Parenting Mindful Coaching...what a relief it was to step back and focus on my family, my self and my work at headspace. Such a relief to hop off facebook / instagram and email....to retreat from the world a little… Continue reading It’s been awhile…
From this in 2000... This time of year is always a great time to reflect on endings and beginnings...I love that pause between the 2 years.....hopefully with a holiday, so there is time for rest, recharging, recovering, reflection & fingers crossed, relaxation, before a New Year fully begins! This year, though, is a HUGE transition… Continue reading Bittersweet Endings & New Beginnings