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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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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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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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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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Winter and S.A.D

It’s currently winter here in Ireland. Today I’m in Kinsale, a picturesque little town on the southern coast of Ireland, in County Cork and it’s a fresh, sunny, bright afternoon. This may change in the next hour, as the weather here can be very unpredictable and forever changeable… However for now as I sip my

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9 – 5 Not for Me

I’m about to embark on another trip down to West Cork in Ireland for the next 2 weeks. Tonight I’ll meet with a good friend in Cork, have dinner, catch up, go to a special yoga class (Tsa Lung – mostly sitting down using the holding of breath technique), and have a mediation sit with

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