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The Importance of Smaller Steps
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The Importance of Small Steps

“Where do I even start?!”  “There’s so much to do … argggghhh” “Man, I’m stressed out….is this even worth it?!”   I’ve realised over the course of the later years of my life that I tend to get overwhelmed when the idea of personal task becomes ‘too much’. What’s my go to?    Avoid, avoid at

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Insight Timer – A Free Mediation Tool

Hands down, this is my #1 recommendation. I LOVE this app. Not only is there an abundance in choice of resources to get into a meditative or relaxed state, there is the opportunity of connecting to a huge community of other mediators across the globe.  Insight Timer is the most active meditation community on the planet. 

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I’m Back

It’s the middle of Feb 2021. Almost a year into a global pandemic that we never saw coming… even though we were warned. It’s been a clusterfuck of emotions… and… right now… I’m feeling good. The best I ever have. The most content I’ve ever been, I think! I’m inspired to give this project one

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Nightmare – Extreme Dread and Fear

In the middle of the night last night, with an immediate force, I sat up in my bed. I was breathing heavily and covered in sweat. I just experienced one of the scariest dreams I’ve ever experienced. I can’t remember much about it, but I can remember that it felt like it went on for

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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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