Self Care

Gettin Hygge with it!

Amongst the Oxford Dictionaries word of the year for 2016 was "Hygge" a Danish term defined as “a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.” Pronounced “hoo-ga,” the word is said to have no direct translation in English, though “cozy” comes close. It derives from a sixteenth-century Norwegian term, [...]

By | 2017-02-14T11:30:36+00:00 February 13th, 2017|DoTERRA, Happiness, Self Care|0 Comments

Using Your Life as a Self Healing Practice

I was recently attending a yoga class in Ubud, Bali and the teacher said, "Yoga is Your Medicine". And this resonated deeply with me. Of course I already knew this as its why I do yoga, as well as for other reasons, like to calm the seething cesspit that is my mind! But even though I [...]

By | 2016-10-22T11:16:17+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|Personal Development, Self Care|4 Comments

5 ways to practice self care, and they are not what you think :)

Usually, when we hear we should be practicing self-care, we think that means we should go get a manicure, take a hot bath, or do something else to pamper ourselves. It's easy to ignore this article and stop reading right now because you think you've heard it all before, but this time we are taking [...]

By | 2016-10-20T17:28:32+00:00 October 16th, 2016|Compassion, Self Care|2 Comments

4 Tips to Manage Overwhelm

1. Ask yourself why you are feeling so pressured When I recently stopped to ask myself why I was overwhelmed and listed off the reasons in my head, it seemed much less overwhelming. It put everything into perspective for me and helped me come back down to reality. Sometimes we can get in the habit of “mental proliferation” [...]

By | 2017-02-19T10:37:22+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Bush Essences, DoTERRA, Self Care|0 Comments

Using Your Skincare Routine as a Form of Self-Love – See Mine :)

I have turned my skincare routine into a self love ritual, that I cannot now do without It took me years to take to a proper skincare routine. In fact it's only been the last 18 months that I could call it regular. At 45 you really start to notice the tone and texture of [...]

By | 2016-02-13T08:25:39+00:00 February 13th, 2016|Arbonne, Self Care|1 Comment

How to Go Slow

So many things creep up on you when you are going fast, too fast to notice. Bill's, Christmas, armpit hair, anxiety, kilos, the decline of your relationship. I'm not sure when going fast became a habit but I do know that it is the close cousin of multi-tasking and rushing woman syndrome. Rushing Women's Syndrome is a [...]

By | 2017-02-13T15:24:50+00:00 January 24th, 2016|Personal Development, Self Care|0 Comments