Often, when we’re busy, the first thing to go out the window is self care. Trust me, I get it! Over the last couple of months, as I’ve been gearing up to open Exhale Mindfulness Studio, stay on top of running my coaching business, seeing my awesome clients, and getting cracking on planning our wedding, I’ve felt pretty strapped for time. There has been so much work to do and it hasn’t been possible for me to have as much down time as I normally would – so I’ve had to find creative ways to reset and get calm...Read More
As a coach, many of my clients come to me feeling like they are unable to cope with their emotions. They feel overly sensitive and are fearful of experiencing any strong emotions. The problem here isn't in fact with their emotions - emotions are a part of life and they're not going anywhere!
The trouble is, we are given very few emotional coping skills as we grow up. As a child, no one sits us down and gives us productive ways to work with emotions so we have to make it up as we go along. Especially when we're dealing with a tricky time, these non-distinct coping strategies aren't much use! If we build our emotional intelligence, we give ourselves the tools to move through emotions with ease an grace.
There are lots of ways that we can build our emotional intelligence - here are 6 habits to start to include to give yours a boost:Read More
Recently, I was interviewed for one of my favourite podcasts – The Inspired Table Podcast with Jordanna Levin. Jordanna and I chatted about all things inner peace, intuition, and showing up as your best self.
I have seen over and over again (in my own life and for my private coaching clients) that living a more peaceful life doesn’t have to mean taking chunks of time out of your week or drastically changing your lifestyle. We can bring so much peace simply by bringing more intention to what we’re already doing...Read More
If you’re a human being, you’ll have shitty days
Sometimes it’ll be shitty weeks or months.
Sometimes it'll be triggered by a big life event, disappointment or hurt. Sometimes it'll be triggered by something tiny, or something you can't even put your finger on at all.
Sometimes you’ll feel confused and overwhelmed. Sometimes you’ll get anxious and freaked out.
Sometimes you’ll forget everything you’ve learned and make the same mistake you were making years ago...Read More