What is Self-Compassion?

I was recently having a discussion with a small group of friends and the term ‘self-compassion’ came up.  One member of the group was unfamiliar with this word which made me wonder how many others are in the same situation?  … Read More

Stress Awareness Month – Part 3

As this last post of Stress Awareness Month, I thought I’d look at the wisdom that we hold within ourselves. Our bodies know how to be well, it’s just that often we have disconnected from that wisdom.  If we can … Read More

Stress Awareness Month – Part 2

When we’re feeling stressed, the first thing to remember is just to Breathe! Breathing is so important! Obviously it keeps us alive… but more than that, it gives feedback to the body on how stressed or calm we are. When we pay attention to our breath, just … Read More

I Don’t Want to Feel this Way Any More!

I came across a post on Facebook the other day that shared a wonderful TED Talk given by Susan David (The Gift and Power of Emotional Courage). That, and some conversations I’ve had recently, got me thinking about why I … Read More

A Challenging Week!

In my last post, I was excited as we’d finally been connected to the internet via a Minihub and I was at last able to catch up on some work that had been on hold since we moved here, 3 … Read More

‘Irrational’ Fears

What are they?  Where do they come from?  Is there anything we can do about them? This blog has come about because of Dax, one of the horses who lives with us.  I’d noticed that he wasn’t himself during this … Read More

A Perfect Storm

A perfect storm is an event in which a rare combination of circumstances drastically aggravates the event. The term is used by analogy to an unusually severe storm that results from a rare combination of meteorological phenomena. (Wikipedia) Have you ever found yourself in a situation … Read More

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