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One of the wonderful practitioners at the Be Right Here Retreat is Kate Darnell, who has kindly let me interview her and gage her thoughts about self-care. Kate has been providing spiritual support and meditation magic to beautiful souls since 2016, through her heart and soul led business “Gumboots by the Sea”. Kate is a natural … Continue reading Interview with Gumboots
Have you ever had that moment when you knew what you were saying yes to wasn’t going to be good for you? Sometimes you just know something isn’t right and there’s as disquiet insight that sits uncomfortably inside you. Unfortunately we often drown that inner voice out and go ahead with things that we later … Continue reading Listening to Our Inner Voice
Had a great night out last Friday night. Took my girls to see Good Morning Vietnam at the local cinema who were doing a retro night. Robin Williams made us laugh and cry - what an incredible man. What struck me was the soundtrack from the film and how amazing it was. All weekend these … Continue reading Music Monday
Definition of self-care in English self-care NOUN The practice of taking action to preserve or improve one's own health. ‘autonomy in self-care and insulin administration’ 1 The practice of taking an active role in protecting one's own well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress. ‘expressing oneself is an essential form of self-care’ as modifier‘self-care methods such … Continue reading What is Self-Care
Our use of tech in this modern world means we can 'stay in touch' with each other so easily using social media but are we actually staying in touch? Research tells us that having a network of supportive relationships means we live longer lives and have better health and well-being. Are they talking about social … Continue reading Real Life Friendships
I heard terrible news yesterday. A good friend of a friend passed away suddenly. I had met her and I really liked her. She was bright and confident and lovely. It is so sad. My friend is of course devastated and every word that she said told me how much she missed her. I … Continue reading My Dear Friend
Take a deep breath. Hold. Hold. Keep holding. Actually, just keep holding your breath until you pass out and your face turns blue. Sometimes life has us holding our breath, keeping all that stale air inside- too afraid to just exhale. If we do let it out, we’re afraid that something bad will happen (we’re … Continue reading Let. it. Go!
With 350 hours training in Yin yoga, Ashtanga yoga, Vinyasa flow yoga and a Cert IV in Beauty Therapy, Kahuna massage, Reiki, aromatherapy & relaxation massage, our beautiful Aurora Brown proves there's nothing she can't do. Speaking from experience, this woman understands our unique bodies and how they should be working. Aurora is one of … Continue reading Interview with Aurora
Wellness is made up of so many factors: Emotional - our feelings such as love, hope, joy, happiness, anger, fear, sadness or stress and understanding the challenges life can bring. Environmental - the impact of the environment and our lifestyle. Financial - how to manage our finances. Intellectual - encountering new things and gaining new … Continue reading What is Wellness?
In my not-so-long-ago schooldays, I was given a helpful piece of information by a substitute teacher. To her, it was just a conversation in which she offered some advice for studying that she learnt from her teacher. To me, it was one of those moments where you stop and go ‘wow’. Since hearing it, … Continue reading Scent and Memory
*Police sirens wail in the distance* I need to be taken away right this moment, for I am confessing to committing to a heinous crime in this blog post: I am a serial car singer. Now, that might not sound worthy of police involvement, but I’m a drama queen and it’s a serious problem. Road … Continue reading Music Monday: Car Singing