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Self-Awareness: The Key to Taking Care of Your Mental Health and Wellbeing

Self-awareness is another one of those terms that gets thrown around quite a bit in the psychology world. So what exactly is it? Self-awareness is a form of stepping back and observing your thoughts and feelings as they unfold. It can be as simple as noticing the emotions that you [...]

Calm Your Body and Your Mind with these Grounding Exercises

Grounding exercises are used to help bring us back into the present moment. These techniques can be used in many different situations, like when we’re feeling “spacey”, anxious or overwhelmed. They can be used when we are distracted by unhelpful or distressing thoughts, memories or impulses. Or if we’re experiencing [...]

Self-Care Tips for the Real World

One of the biggest myths floating around in the psychology and wellbeing world is that self-care is a cushy, easy process. Warm baths, massages and cups of tea. Of course, at times, self-care can look like this, but often it’s not quite that straight-forward or glamorous. Caring for ourselves can [...]

A Simple Way to Bring a Little Self-Compassion Into Your Life

This week (October 7th to October 13th) is Mental Health Week. To celebrate we got together with gorgeous Kate and Lauren from Little Jar of Happiness and The Vibe Tribe to chat about the ins and outs of self-compassion. We've made some notes below for anyone who wants to find ways [...]

Are We There Yet? Making Peace with the Ebbs and Flows of Grief

My dad passed away when I was 10 years old and when he was 37 years old. He died of a brain tumour. My grief around losing my dad has been complicated, deeply painful and at times, pretty lonely. In recent times though, something has lifted. My sadness remains, but [...]