EFT

Affirmations – getting them to work for you

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Affirmations are really potent, positive, powerful ways that we can change our lives and our mindset. And I really believe that affirmations are a really helpful way to create change in our lives and create what it is that we want. Affirmations are intention setters, they really can help us to manifest any outcome that […]

EFT

Power up with power naps

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Anyone that knows me, knows how much I love to nap and how essential I feel naps (and sleep) are.  I am so passionate about sleep and encouraging everyone to nap and rest, especially mums. I’m currently running a community group for mums who are feeling overwhelmed, Overcome the Overload. The purpose of that group […]

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Indecision – is this something that affects you?

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Indecision affects so many women, and specifically women who are feeling really overwhelmed and overloaded.  We had an EFT group session last night around indecision, and I wanted to share some of the things that were coming up in that.   We have everyday decisions that we make every day in our life. We have […]

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Why Mums Matter

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Mums matter was the theme of maternal mental health awareness week last week. This is an important topic, we don’t talk about it enough. When I was first a mum I would have absolutely never, ever, ever considered that I mattered. I didn’t consider how I felt in my pregnancy mattered, all I cared about […]

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I’m so busy and overwhelmed I don’t have time….

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When I launched the pilot for Overcome the Overwhelm… I kept getting messages from my friends saying… “I’m loving what you’re doing and I’m so tempted myself… except I don’t have the time to commit”.   …. The great thing is… you only literally need 5 minutes a day to make a significant change to […]

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The Overload.

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I’ve been supporting parents for almost the last 10 years both in a voluntary and private capacity.  What I witness so often with my clients, my peers and am aware of my own issues is the overload.   Here’s what I believe the overload to be… Plate spinning Balancing act  Juggling priorities  Keeping ‘on top’ of everything […]

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Are you feeling like this?

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I’ve been working with an increasing number of women feeling really overwhelmed, frazzled and like they’re just not coping. They feel anxious, guilty, fed up, resentful, tired and just generally overloaded. In 2015 I discovered a quick (if not weird looking) tool to help me called EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique – also known as tapping). […]

Birth

It’s all about connection

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I’ve been asked a few times what should you look for in a doula, what questions should you ask, what are you looking for when you hire a doula?   So here’s what you’re looking for – could you sit in a room with them and chat until 3am non-stop?  Do you trust them?  Will […]

Birth

Doulas are…..

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Thoughts on doulas? What immediately springs to mind when someone talks to you about doulas?   I did a quick search on google… doulas are…. “stupid”, “annoying”, “useless”, “dangerous”, “unnecessary”, “idiots”, “dumb”…. do it… start typing “doulas are” and see what appears on your suggested list of search terms – there is nothing positive.   […]