I’m guessing I’m not the only person who at this particular moment is dreaming of an escape to somewhere warm and tropical to rest and unwind. Sadly, for all of us, this is definitely not happening this winter. However, if we focus on the blessing of technology (especially Zoom), we can give ourselves the … [Read more...] about The Need to Retreat- Online Meditation Courses
I’ve decided to read a variety of books on introverts which I feel would be useful to my clients and sharing my thoughts on them in upcoming articles. As you probably know, I specialise in working with introverts, who often fall into the category of Highly Sensitive People. The first book I read was The … [Read more...] about Review of Introvert Book #1- The Introvert Entrepreneur
I have found the perfect meditation for dealing with the incredible frustrations of COVID-related craziness going on all around us- something that will help you keep your head on straight, act with loving kindness, but while at the same time, maintaining healthy boundaries to keep yourself and your loved ones … [Read more...] about Do No Harm and Take No Shit Meditation
In a recent post, I urged you not to diet. In this week’s post, I wanted to share with you a story from one of my clients about ‘body shaming’- a major factor in what leads many of us to go on diets in the first place. In our work together, she is focusing on learning to love and appreciate the body she has, … [Read more...] about A Client’s Story on Body Shaming
During this long-term COVID-related isolation phase, I’ve had a lot of time to reflect on how to best cope with all of the restrictions we’re currently having to navigate. It seems that all of the things we used to do in order to find joy and satisfaction in our lives are temporarily on hold. Here is a list … [Read more...] about What Can Grandparents Teach Us About Global Crises?
Congratulations! You’ve survived the holidays, rung in the New Year-albeit in an entirely bizarre and isolated way- and perhaps now you find yourself standing naked in front of a full-length mirror disgusted at the reflection staring back at you. The majority of us tend to overdo the festivities over the … [Read more...] about Take Dieting Off of Your New Year’s Resolution List
I recently read a wonderful book one of my clients told me about: Untamed by Glennon Doyle. While I found it slow-going at first, it quickly ramped up and had me on the edge of my seat screaming, “You go girl!”. It’s basically a personal transformation story of one woman’s healing from a traditional … [Read more...] about Esther’s Recommended Read: Untamed
October 15th marked Pregnancy Loss and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, so on that day, I wrote about my experience with pregnancy loss and my work to understand my grief and myself. I experienced four recurrent early miscarriages before I found the help I needed to create my family. My first miscarriage … [Read more...] about A client’s story: Managing Grief of Pregnancy Loss