Compassion – can you offer yourself it?

In this final part of exploring “mum guilt” I am going to build on offering ourselves compassion. So often clients say to me “I don’t know how to show myself ...

More on Feelings of Mum Guilt

Part 2.. Following on from part 1 feeling mum guilt impacts us in so many ways. Thoughts that often present are “have I missed something?”, “my child is behind other kids, ...

When you get that feeling of “mum guilt”

I use this phrase “mum guilt” often, as being mummy to two little ones I have become increasingly aware of how much pressure I put myself under to “get it ...

What do you see when you look in the mirror?

How do you view yourself? And how do you treat yourself? Can you show yourself love and care? These can be hard questions to answer and cause us to feel uncomfortable ...

Stepping into Spring

Hazel tree catkins and flowers The season of spring is upon us in the northern hemisphere. The darkness is starting to strip back with more light filtering through into our ...

Making sense of grief.

My Rose in memory of my Mum What is grief? Grief is the jumble of many intense feelings and emotions that can impact day to day life in varying amounts. We ...
Self-care Feels Selfish!

Self-care Feels Selfish!

I have heard this from so many people over the years I have lost count. Including myself! Many years ago, I viewed self-care as being self-indulgent. “How can I possibly ...
Green Space Therapy And Counselling - How did I get here?

Green Space Therapy And Counselling – How did I get here?

Well, my path has taken lots of turns, taken a few backwards steps. Come across dead ends and has now evened out with a clearer path ahead. After my mum ...