Lessons From Frieda – My Car

10580143_10154416412180471_9047487319132656391_nOnly one week to go till I head OS and I’m feeling pretty excited! However, go back one week and it was a very different story. Even the most well prepared and experienced in big change can have moments of doubt. After my debacle with the house at #10, the twists and turns continued to play out and I began to feel the physical effects of feeling anxious and stressed about moving overseas. Continue reading

Are someone else’s shoes in your closet?

Sensitivity, Empathy & Compassion. I have now read hundreds of faces and I have seen so many clients who are protecting themselves by literally ‘hardening up’. This hardening can hold back our deep emotions, almost pretending like they don’t exist. We can harden up because it may feel easier to keep our true feelings buried deep inside rather than expressing them to those around us. Hardening up can allow us to ignore how we feel and focus on those around us instead of ourselves. Hardening up can literally make us hard, numb, and unhappy. It can become hard to laugh, hard to cry, hard to relax, hard to go with the flow. It is now time for us to start being easy on ourselves. We need to loosen up and become comfortable with who we really are. Continue reading

Yoga with a Capital ‘Why?!’

Yoga with a capital ‘Why?!’… rewind about 5 years ago I could contort my body into all sorts of yoga positions. I would head down to my local yoga studio about 2 or 3 times a week for a dose of Bikram Yoga and would be floating all the way home. Ahhh, the serenity. In an attempt to get me back to that floating feeling, yesterday I took the plunge with a beginners class at Hot Fusion Yoga. Today I can’t move…! Continue reading