Self-care and self-love – are they the same thing?

How to nurture self-care and cultivate self-love. The term ‘self-care’ is branded about a lot these days, but so is ‘self-love’. Are they different words for the same thing? Are we confusing the two? What do these words even mean, and how do we go about defining them. According to The Oxford Dictionary self-care isContinue reading “Self-care and self-love – are they the same thing?”

The Obstacle is the Way, or is it? Lessons on Life’s Trials and Tribulations.

In February this year I broke my leg badly, and was forced into what I now call ‘leg lockdown’. After having major surgery I still couldn’t weight bear for 8 weeks, and even after that it’s called ‘protective weight bearing with crutches’ so basically for 3-4 months, I will have been unable to live myContinue reading “The Obstacle is the Way, or is it? Lessons on Life’s Trials and Tribulations.”

Living with Anxiety

I hear this word used a lot in the mental health and well-being community. I hear it from friends and family members. I hear about it lots in my line of work. It seems to be on the rise in our schools, our work places, especially post covid. It appears to be the most commonContinue reading “Living with Anxiety”

Why Friends Cannot Always Give You the Best Advice.

Friends are an important part of our lives. They offer us support and encouragement and are there to turn to, especially when we are struggling. Science has shown by research that our need for connection is hard-wired into our brains. We are social creatures by nature, and this research has identified that our need forContinue reading “Why Friends Cannot Always Give You the Best Advice.”

Personal Growth- Why it’s Uncomfortable and How Life Coaching Can Help

Personal growth is the positive improvement of our skills, knowledge, wisdom, behavior and personal qualities. All personal growth is caused by change; a new stimulus. The most powerful personal growth, is caused by us experiencing new and unique things. So why is it uncomfortable, and how can coaching help? Opening up to a stranger aboutContinue reading “Personal Growth- Why it’s Uncomfortable and How Life Coaching Can Help”