How to Live Your Best Life While Healing From a Controlling Relationship

Finding your dream partner feels like it’s almost an impossible dream when you’re still healing from the aftermath of a controlling relationship. This is how I rose through it and met the love of my life.

It takes courage to honour yourself first

Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness. Brene Brown There is something incredibly expansive that follows making a decision to end something. You feel a flutter in your chest over your heartspace and in your gut. A knowing in your heart it was theContinue reading “It takes courage to honour yourself first”

Is it time to upgrade your automatic thinking?

Are you aware of how significantly your negative thoughts and words are affecting your life? When we keep saying the same thing repeatedly to ourselves (e.g. I’m broke, I’m tired, I’m overweight, I can’t afford that, I can’t do that, I can’t find a good relationship) we are sending a strong message to our subconsciousContinue reading “Is it time to upgrade your automatic thinking?”

Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway

When you have a goal in mind, when you want more for yourself, you make the decision to create change. There will always be a voice that tries to stop you. It might say, What will people say? What will people think? No one will support me. My friends/family will think I’m an idiot. IContinue reading “Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway”

Do you journal?

When I was young I had a diary. Each entry always started with “Dear Diary…” You know it wasn’t until recently this memory from my childhood resurfaced and as I thought more about it I realised the power that diary had. As an adult I journal, not every day, sometimes not for weeks. But whenContinue reading “Do you journal?”

Using Essential Oils for Emotional Support

Essential oils are a powerful tool for emotional support. Aroma has long been revered for its ability to bring forth memories, both positive and negative, therefore using essential oils for emotional support must be approached with care. We all have unresolved feelings of hurt from past experiences. It is by bringing them to the surfaceContinue reading “Using Essential Oils for Emotional Support”

My break-up with alcohol

Two years ago I had a fall out with alcohol. It was one of those break ups you have like the one with your first love that is painful, on-again off-again. I’d just broken up with my fiancée two weeks earlier. I was weaning myself off anti-depressants, it was my first night out partying withContinue reading “My break-up with alcohol”

The Value of Saying THANK YOU

  How often we get caught up in life, the duties of day to day and forget to stop and take notice of what is going on around us. Or should I say WHO is around us. I’m a big advocate for Gratitude, which is likely to be a common theme in my writing. LatelyContinue reading “The Value of Saying THANK YOU”

Choosing to Focus on the Good

There have been so many posts on social media the last few days about what a terrible year 2016 was and how 2017 is going to be THE year for new beginnings. Numerology tells us yes, 2017 is the first year of a 9 year cycle & therefore we have the cosmos cheering us onContinue reading “Choosing to Focus on the Good”