Category Archives: Self Compassion

WHAT are beige foods? These are the first set of foods we look at when cutting back sugar from our daily intake of food. We’re talking about cakes, biscuits, sweets, chocolates, crisps, puddings, ice-creams etc. Foods that are high in added / refined sugars and are often mixed with fat which gives you pleasure when […]

What do you do when surrounded by darkness? Maybe your sense of hope burns brighter than ever? Or do you want to curl up, fold and roll into a fetal position? As if that were a solution. How do you remember that you are an infinite being of light and love when daily life seems […]

You either get better or you get bitter. Its that simple. You can take what has been dealt to you and allow it to shape you into a better person or you allow it to tear you down and you just become the aftereffects, not the whole of you anymore. The choice is always yours. […]

QUESTION: If you only had 12 months to live, what 5 things would you need to achieve before you died to make your last year the BEST of your life? ^^ I know that’s a big one but get thinking on it. ACTION: Write down your answer to the above and answer HONESTLY… will your […]

Its time to call out your own bullshit because let me be clear, it is you who is sabotaging your own life. Whoops, that’s a bit harsh isn’t it? But softly, softly isn’t helping you, ignoring the truth isn’t helping you, allowing you to hide from, deny or refuse the truth isn’t helping you. And […]

I know, at first glance these two song lyrics just don’t go together. The first a line from Madonna’s Vogue and the second from a Christmas Carol. However they’ve been running around in my head on a loop for the past week and helping me realise how careful I need to be with knowing what […]

How we think creates the life we live and positive attitudes can change lives. Just as we can get into a downward spiral of stress, tiredness, worry leading to depression, leading to ill health and poor decision making, which leads to worsened circumstances, so we can just as easily develop a upward spiral of self […]

“We must say “no” to what, in our heart, we don’t want. We must say “no” to doing things out of obligation, thereby cheating those important to us of the purest expression of our love. We must say “no” to treating ourselves, our health, our needs as not as important as someone else’s. We must […]

“The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.” – Carl Jung One of my dearest friends and I were talking about personal development, happiness and how we’re doing with dealing with life. (All of us hypnotherapists are really fun people, honestly we are, and we also help each other […]

When you say you’re going on a diet, how do you normally feel? Defeated maybe? Annoyed that you’ve reached a body shape and size you’re unhappy with? Frustrated that you have to start another programme of deprivation and denial? I think its fair to say that no-one has ever really been enthusiastic about going on […]

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