Radical Self-Care....something I find so easy to share with all parents....yet it's never so easy to prioritise or PRACTICE! We can think we are doing enough self-care and then we get a wake up call - it's time to do MORE!! And self-care IS a life-time practice... a daily practice! So this is what… Continue reading Farewell for a 3 Month Break & Thank you 🙂
'We are here to do a life's work, not a season. Do not burn out now. You are needed for the long haul. It is time that we deeply honor these cycles and stop expecting things and ourselves to be always on'. Rebecca Campbell, Rise Sister Rise This quote deeply resonated with me in January this… Continue reading A lifetime’s work not a season…how can we prevent future burnout…and step out of the rescuer role!
I had someone ask me the other day ‘when did you start learning about mindfulness?’ And my answer was ‘Early 2011 when I started an MBSR course (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) with Nique Murch, an Openground Facilitator’.
But that question (like all good questions) got me thinking and really there have been a lot more twists and turns in my mindfulness journey, is it the same for you?
I’ll just write about a few key moments:
- My Mum & Dad had an informal yoga group in our loungeroom, every Tuesday night (which I disliked as a kid!) but when I turned 15 I was allowed to join in – I had a love/ hate relationship with yoga / breathing meditation at that age – at times I felt more relaxed, at other times I felt pressure to do it the right way and I was all tense!
2. The next key time was at Uni, feeling…
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