20 Self Care Tips for Holistic Wellbeing

While the world continues to spin around crazily and here in Australia we move from one covid clusterfuck to another, I think it’s a timely reminder that we should all have a solid self-care routine in place. Everyone will have their own things they like to do, but the important thing is, that we doContinue reading “20 Self Care Tips for Holistic Wellbeing”

The Clusterf*ck that is COVID

I would like to say “here we go again” as Sydney Australia goes into another lockdown, however, I appreciate that we have been incredibly lucky in comparison to other parts of the world. Whatever your personal beliefs are about the virus itself and the vaccine, I think we would all agree the world has beenContinue reading “The Clusterf*ck that is COVID”

Holistic Counselling and Coaching-What is it?

As I work hard towards completion of my Holistic Counselling and Coaching credentials, I’m often asked what do Holistic Counsellors and Coaches do differently? It’s a good question! The biggest difference is the approach we take, being the whole person, mind, body and spirit. Looking holistically at a person is very different than looking atContinue reading “Holistic Counselling and Coaching-What is it?”

Lies, Rug-Sweeping and Denial- The Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms of Negative Emotions

I was asked to write a piece on rug sweeping and lies. The lies people tell themselves and others. The avoidance of the truth that happens when there is shame, fear and pain. Rug sweeping happens when we don’t want to deal with the reality of a situation. Maybe we fear hurting someone we careContinue reading “Lies, Rug-Sweeping and Denial- The Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms of Negative Emotions”

Parenting the Parent

As I sat there next to the hospital bed, looking across from mum to dad, I realised how small they had become, fragile almost. When did this happen? When did my larger than life parents, the people who have always supported me and been my rocks, shrink to this frailness? Time passes quickly and thereContinue reading “Parenting the Parent”