Determining Your Core Values – Core Values Part 1

This is part 1 of a series of posts that will be focusing on core values. Core values are the fundamental beliefs that a person holds. These guiding principals dictate behaviour and help someone determine between right and wrong. Core values are what you as a person stand for. When you’re aware of what you…Read more »

How To Bring More Intention Into Your Day

This year I have dedicated a lot of time to self-development and self-reflection. It dawned on me recently that I spend so much time helping other people create positivity, routine, meaning and purpose, that I often neglect to do so myself. During my self-exploration I found many books, articles and information about people who wake…Read more »

The Gift of Self-Soothing

Overwhelmed? Distressed? Anxious? Upset? Emotional discomfort isn’t fun. Tolerating discomfort means being able to self-soothe – or comfort yourself to help get yourself out of a difficult situation. There are a number of different ways to soothe yourself, it is about finding an effective way that works for you. Self-soothing techniques generally consist of physical…Read more »

Give Yourself A Good Talking To

Do you ever get sick and tired of the “mind chatter” in your head? Constantly dishing out approval or criticism. No one else can hear this internal dialogue, but it matters because YOU are listening. Think about the moments when you talk to yourself. What are you doing? Where are you? What is it you’re…Read more »

Self-Compassion Exercise #2

This is the second self-compassion exercise in my “build your self-compassion” mini series. If you didn’t catch the first one, you can find it here. Exercise #2 is below! SELF COMPASSION BREAK Think of a situation in your life right now that is causing you stress. Focus your mind on the event. Notice if you…Read more »

Getting Your Head Around Health Anxiety

Are you someone who finds themselves constantly worrying about their health? Do you find yourself “Googling” symptoms when you experience any strange sensations in your body, only to be convinced that you are suffering from a serious medical condition? Have you noticed that your efforts to find answers to your symptoms is impacting you in a…Read more »

Staying Positive In A World Of Negative News

There was a time where taking a time out to read the newspaper and have a cup of coffee was a relaxing, enjoyable experience. In an age of evolved news technology, where information about world events is accessible 24/7, most people will keep up to date on current affairs in some form of another. Currently,…Read more »