Thank your Inner Parrot?

Did you ever get that ‘YOU can’t do this!’ voice in your head? The voice of your Inner Parrot, squawking all sorts of undermining blech at you?

Yep, that one that makes you feel less than you are, small and useless? The one with the ughy messages?

I had a clear example of it just this week. […]

By | March 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Confidence, Releasing Fear, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Permission for Self-Compassion

Welcome to Day 3 of my 30-Day Self-Compassion Blogging journey: Permission’s Adventure

So yesterday’s post was about Permission.  Today’s is a somewhat fictionalised real-life example of how encouraging one of my clients during a transformational, soul-shifting coaching session to give herself permission has helped her develop S-C habits. Enjoy.



My client looked at […]

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Self-Compassion, Self-trust, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guilt-free Self-Compassion – Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of my 30-Day Self-Compassion Blogging journey: Deepening Awareness

From time to time, I will be including a  ‘Daily Insight’ at the end of these notes, to help you create a focus and takeaway from each of these letters.  So, let’s dance …………


What is it about Self-Compassion that’s so scary-making?   […]

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Self-kindness or Self-Judgement?

The last couple of months have been a Mt Everest of learning for me. Mainly around the technology to support my new self-compassion online programme for women. And last night was a fantastic example of how being able to give myself some self-compassion helped me to cope with what previously would have been a head-wrecking […]

By | July 28th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Compassion, Confidence, Courage, Releasing Fear, Self-Compassion, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Give Yourself Permission

What is it about Self-Compassion that’s so scary-making?   What is it that makes us resistant to being kind to ourselves? And admitting that we are doing so?   We sure as goodness know how to be compassionate to others. We know what actions to take, the language, words and tone to use. So what the heck […]

By | April 25th, 2016|Categories: Commitment, Compassion, Courage, Mindfulness, Permission, Self-Compassion, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Out of The Nest

Picture: Lady LizArt / Eagle’s Nest at Tomoka State Park Fl

As you may know I’ve gifted myself the joy of a lot of special reading time this year, as I coast towards my 6th decade. And I’m really loving the inspirations, challenges, learnings, awarenesses and ideas new and old that I’m dancing with. […]

By | August 25th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Commitment, Compassion, Confidence, Mindfulness, Self-trust, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Is Your Control Killing You?

Picture: Ricky Reston Dreamstime Stock Photos

 Jan 2011……… I was hunched over in pain in front of my gastro-consultant. I believed I was 7.5st weight. I looked and spoke like an 85 yr old rather than the 55yr old me. I’d been visiting him over the previous ten years with increasing levels […]

Thankyou, Robin Williams

I’m writing this during the week of Robin Williams’ death.  Like lots of other people, I am deeply saddened.  On many different counts – his death, his courage,  his emotional storms and addictions; how much his sheer chutzpah and energy will be missed.  I’ve just heard that he was in the early stages of Parkinsons.  […]

By | August 18th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Spread the Joy Gift Sign Up Form

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[separator top=”-40″ style=”none”]Throughout the year, I will randomly pick people to receive surprise “feel good” gifts.  It may be a book, gift voucher from a bookstore, CD, an invitation to a workshop or a personal note of […]

By | June 9th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|3 Comments