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Motivational Mantras, Toenails & Bin Charges

Let's just dive right in as there are certain declarations that have been ruminating through the brain for over a week and they clearly need exorcising... 1) Continue to strive for two showers a week. Continue to strive for two showers a week. Continue to strive for two showers a week. 2) Stop mumbling "I must remove… Continue reading Motivational Mantras, Toenails & Bin Charges

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Can’t Sleep? There’s a 5 Minute Mantra For That…

Rest in natural great sleep. This exhausted mind, beaten helplessly by karma and neurotic thought... and a relentless "to do" list of never-ending all-consuming SHIIIIIIIITTTEE. Assuming you're lucky enough to have children that sleep at night; there is nothing more upsetting than lying in bed, listening to everyone snooze around you. You should be asleep… Continue reading Can’t Sleep? There’s a 5 Minute Mantra For That…

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Living With Anxiety Summed Up In One Image…

I'm often asked what it's like living with anxiety. While there's a rake load of self-help books, Facebook videos, venn diagrams, graphs, works of art, word bombs and more doing the rounds explaining the condition, below is the perfect depiction of what GAD (generalised anxiety disorder) actually feels like... Yep, and there it is... Oooooh, you've… Continue reading Living With Anxiety Summed Up In One Image…

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Five Aims for the Week: Breathing… Just Breathing…

At the risk of sounding like the start of a vitamin supplement ad; with life as busy as it is, it's easy to forget and neglect yourself. August is traditionally a time when you kick back and enjoy your 'holliers', but that isn't always that easy. Especially with summer break cabin fever setting in... 1)… Continue reading Five Aims for the Week: Breathing… Just Breathing…

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Still Got The Fear? Another One For the Fridge…

Well, it is Sunday after all. The strains of Glenroe have commenced already... Now that we've all printed off The Worry Tree and have it on our fridges (of course we do), here's another one worth spending a bit of time with. The first time the therapist handed this over, I bawled. Tears of frustration,… Continue reading Still Got The Fear? Another One For the Fridge…