Monthly Archives: May 2014

Putting the SELF before the CARE

  I had a realisation this week. I’m not as great at self-care as I thought I was.   Lately, I have been kept very busy at work delivering a range of health and wellbeing programs to different workplaces all … Continue reading

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Leftover Vegetable Curry

Every Monday, i try to use up any leftover veges from our Organic vegetable delivery from the week before. Usually, there aren’t many veges left, as i am a vege lover! This week, due to a few social nights eating … Continue reading

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Forgive me, for i have judged

“Have unconditional, non-judgemental, positive regard for everybody”. This quote attributed to Carl Rogers’ humanistic philosophy to working with people really sums up my approach to working as a Psychologist. Seek to understand, with a curious mind, rather than casting judgement. That’s my … Continue reading

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Roast Pumpkin and Coconut Soup

Now that Autumn is well and truly here, and there is a crispy bite in the air, i find myself craving my vegetable fix in a warming way – soup. I have been experimenting in the kitchen lately with different … Continue reading

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Mindful in May: Days 4 and 5

On day 4, i was very excited at the prospect of getting to bed at a reasonable hour (no more university essays to mark!) and planned to do my meditation beforehand.  I actually got into bed before starting the practice, all … Continue reading

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Mindful in May: Day 3

What do The Sopranos and Mindful Meditating have in common? Read on… Today’s meditation left me feeling hungry…or maybe I just felt so incredibly light and empty, devoid of tension, and translated that into “I need food”. I have had … Continue reading

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Mindful in May: Day 2

Ahhhh, Homer. Sometimes i wish my brain resembled his. But alas, i typically suffer from “full head” sydrome rather than the depiction above. This really could’ve been me today. Lots of thoughts rattling around in my head, tension in my … Continue reading

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