The Art of Holding Space For Ourselves

In therapy, we often talk about the importance of “holding space” for our clients. By holding space, we mean being able to hold room for whatever thoughts and feelings come up and create a place of non-judgment and total acceptance throughout the session. There’s an art to holding space; it’s one of those things that… Read More Read More

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WHEN YOU’VE HAD A BAD EXPERIENCE WITH A COACH OR THERAPIST :(

Have you ever had a bad experience with a health practitioner such as a counsellor or therapist? Maybe you didn’t feel heard, misunderstood, or judged. But, whatever happened, it probably left you with an uncomfortable feeling inside. If you or someone you know is feeling vulnerable and sad after a bad experience with a counsellor or therapist, here… Read More Read More

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RECOGNISING THE SIGNS OF BURNOUT.

Burnout is real and can cause tremendous physically, emotionally and mentally pain and the road back is long and bumpy. There are obvious signs and not so obvious signs a person might be on your way to burnout.  Below is a list of some common and not so common signs of burnout to help you… Read More Read More

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How’s Your Focus?

Breathing is one of the only systems in our body that can be controlled both voluntarily, through the central nervous system, and involuntarily, through the autonomic nervous system. We don’t have to think of taking another breath to survive, it happens to us. Still, we can choose to take deeper breaths and control our breathing… Read More Read More

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THE PARADOX OF CARING – A STORY ABOUT BURNOUT

This week marks the day I start working with a coach I have been inspired by (and in awe of) for a long time. . And it couldn’t come at a more poignant time. . ENTER THE BIG B: 3 weeks ago I hit total breakdown, harder than I’d ever been hit before. Burnout was… Read More Read More

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A Holistic Approach To Healing & High Performance

What exactly is a holistic approach to healing & high performance? Let’s break it down. HOLISTIC COACHING FOR EMPATHIC ACHIEVERS & SENSITIVE LEADERS: • Practises on the foundation that the body, mind, soul & spirit are fundamentally inter-connected & therefor, in order to heal, we need to take all of these areas into account. •… Read More Read More

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STOP LOOKING FOR INNER PEACE!

We put too much value on seeking inner peace and it’s making us more stressed.  I know, I know…it sounds crazy coming from a person that teaches, mentors and coaches around holistic wellbeing, but let me explain: I have worked with hundreds of people that, in one way or another, feels anxious and stressed out about… Read More Read More

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Why worry can be a great motivator

Clients often come to us wanting to remove their worry and anxious thoughts and it’s easy to see why. Anxiety is often blamed as the reason for people’s pain. But have you ever thought about the benefits of this discomfort? We often dismiss feelings of worry thinking we need to remove them to be fulfilled… Read More Read More

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Introducing: The Courage to Rise Manifesto (Anti-Jante)

Have you ever heard of the Law of Jante? Unless you are from Scandinavia this might be the first time you’ve come across this moral law. However, you might be able to relate it to your own culture or country. The Law of Jante a set of rules or cultural code imprinted in our Scandinavian… Read More Read More

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The Hidden Secrets of An Empathic Achiever

EMPATHIC ACHIEVERS OFTEN HAVE A TENDENCY TO LOOK REALLY GOOD ON THE OUTSIDE. They are driven, positive, outgoing and real go-getters. BUT to most people’s surprise, what’s going on inside of the high achiever is often not as perfect as it may look like externally. Sensitive achievers tend to put HUGE demands on themselves to… Read More Read More

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