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My Avoidance Strategy

What’s my go to avoidance strategy? It’s being on my phone. Youtube, Reddit, Netflix… anything to avoid what’s going on deep down. … and I’ve been doing this a LOT recently. I know I’m avoiding, I know that by engaging in this behaviour, this isn’t going to make me feel any better… in fact, it

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Tuning into My Body

Very recently I hit the 6 month anti-depressant medication free mark. I am really proud of myself. I know I am finally free. I also know that with the help of a therapist that works with ‘Holotropic Breathing’ and many other supports, I have become A LOT more in tune with my body. I’ve always

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#D2LSweetMoments

Wouldn’t it be cool to start tracking all of the Sweet Moments that happen during your day or week? …And by ‘Sweet’, I mean the Kiwi term ‘Sweeeeeet’. I grew up in New Zealand and I use sweet often in my every day vocab. You can also hear me saying ‘sweet as’ and ‘sweet as

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30 Day Challenge

30 Day Challenge – 20 Minute Daily Meditation

Whist at a workshop over the weekend there was a discussion about getting outside your comfort zone and trying something new. The following TED talk by Matt Cutts was then played: This got me thinking… First of all, a bit of background… Back in January when away on my house sitting trip down south, I

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Other Health Stuff

Baltic Sea Swimming!

So I’ve finally tried going for a dip in the baltic waters of the Irish sea. Apparently a ‘perfect anti-depressant for the mental health’, I wanted to give this a go. However come Friday evening, the night before the upcoming dip, I wrote to my good friend and asked ‘what the fuck am I doing

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Stuck in a Loop – Overindulging – Update 4

It’s a Tuesday and 4 days since my last overindulgence. This past month I have kept my alcohol consumption down and if I have been out, I’ve been managing my intake and drinking plenty of water. Last Friday, I may have slipped a bit. Whilst housesitting down in the beautiful Kinsale, a couple of friends

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Familiar Doubt

So after my somewhat good day yesterday, I thought I’d share about the day before. The day before, I didn’t do so well. I woke up thinking ‘Ok great, I’ve got the whole day to get stuck into writing this course’. Pretty much straight away I felt my chest and solar plexus tighten up and

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Something I Can be Proud of…

So it’s Tuesday, day 4 of my 2nd house sit of the year. I said to myself that I would utilise this time in order to really sit with what it is that I want going forward.. Especially in terms of the/my need of an income in an area where I feel autonomy, expression, creativity

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I Recognise that Track!

Writing away here listening to a sweet DJ I discovered a couple of years back – Emancipator Playing him on a random shuffle and the track ‘Diamonds (Live)’ just started playing. Shortly into the track I hear another track mixed in … ‘it’s been a long time, I shouldn’t have left you… left you without

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