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The S word

Self care. What springs to mind when you think of these two simple words? The individualistic, consumeristic self, indulging in 'care' which is additional, luxurious and hidden? Or the definition of self? The entirety of a person, mind, body, soul, spirit? Ownership and autonomy over particular set of features? What images springs forth from 'care'?… Continue reading The S word

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Embracing this Season of Motherhood

I couldn't understand why I struggled so much through the tantrums. Why homework became a battle of wills. The threat of a lego invasion is moving me to a place of despair and stress. The garden, currently a muddy mess, had become a place I no longer relished while watching them hang upside down on… Continue reading Embracing this Season of Motherhood

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3 Ways to Kick Start Journalling

In many ways decluttering your surroundings is much easier than decluttering your mind. Anxiety, stress, depression, PTSD and many other problems can cause your brain to be messy, cluttered and overwhelming. The great thing is, however, journaling can be a great way to find clarity, perspective and to calm a racing mind. The simple task… Continue reading 3 Ways to Kick Start Journalling