Category Archives: Self Care

Self care at work

Taking a break – the lost art of self-care at work.

Self care at work may seem like an alien concept in a world which values busyness. It is however, a necessary part of our collective transformation and contribution to healing our planet. Tired all the time Recent conversations with some friends revealed how they feel tired all the time. They put it down to work.

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for the sake of our children

For the sake of our children

We need to overcome our fears and take action now, for the sake of our children. Abuses My parents engaged in relentless arguments and battles while I was growing up. She nit picked away at him, he criticised back, both nasty. Sometimes it descended into domestic violence, something no child should ever have to witness.

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Diet judgements aren’t helpful on an ailing planet.

Diet Judgements Having just explained to someone that it’s easier if I just provide my own lunch, I find myself thinking about why diet judgements aren’t helpful on an ailing planet. We live in a world saturated with ideas about what makes a healthy, morally correct or planet saving diet. Allegiance to particular diets has become

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Change Is Always Possible

The Zombie Apocalypse has arrived

Walking through a park in Edinburgh recently I came across a scene which made me feel like I’d landed in a Zombie Apocalypse. Surrounded by trees, a loch full of swans, ducks quacking and dappled sunlight cascading through brilliant green leaves, I felt a tremor of fear. Staring at screens To the left of me

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What is META Consciousness and how can it help you?

“Like any other major experience, illness actually changes us.  How?  Well for one thing we are temporarily relieved from the pressure of meeting the world head on.  We enter a world of introspection and self-analysis. We think soberly, perhaps for the first time, about our past and future. Illness gives us that rarest thing in the world–a second chance, not

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Is social media addiction a thing?

Is social media addiction a thing?

This post is is not an invitation to follow my lead and leave social media. It is a plea for raised awareness about the larger impact these platforms may be having in your life. Is social media addiction a thing you need to be concerned about? Read on and then let me know what you think. Addicted

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A new approach to anxiety and depression helped me to write again.

Anxiety and Depression A new approach to anxiety and depression helped me to write again after an unintended break. Today headphones announced their arrival. Abandoned plans In Dec I planned to send another Radical Self Care Newsletter but as that month progressed I realised that in order to get through what became an intense and busy

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Change Is Always Possible

DO something to start saving yourself and the planet. If you don’t, who will?

How do we start saving ourselves and the planet? This is an enormous question which can feel impossible to answer. Simply suggesting we DO something is not enough we have to address what stops us. When I read this quote I felt a massive inner YES. There is an answer so let’s take a look.

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Radical Self Care

You’d think I’d have known better! Do you?

You know that feeling when you realise you’ve taken on too much? Well I’m having it.  I won’t bore you with the list, but suffice to say that in a currently full to capacity life I decided to take on more.  Oh yea! Taken on too much Yes I’ve taken on too much. No-one made

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Self care

Self care, how do you measure yours?

Do you measure self care by what you’ve done? OR How you feel? A Tick Box Exercise A number of years ago I used to treat self care like a tick box exercise.   Yoga – tick Walk – tick Read – tick Meet a friend – tick Early bed – tick   Checking off my

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