January 13, 2019

I’ve spoken lots about the challenges of having the high sensitivity trait but today I want to focus on and celebrate the gift of emotional responsiveness...

This weekend I choose to make an extra effort to invest in me, in my well-being, in my heart. Spending some time...

November 29, 2018


Research tells us that for our brains to reap the benefits of gratitude, we need to both record it and to be specific. So here you go brain.... 

Today I am so unbelievably grateful for the staff at my daughters school. They have shown her such understanding,...

November 24, 2018

Feeling frazzled or finding it hard to settle down before sleep? 

In this video I talk you through a helpful breathing technique to slow it all down ✨

October 25, 2018

This morning was a challenging one for my daughter, who struggles with SPD, so everything took us a little longer. We found ourselves rushing to get to school on time. On the walk back I noticed the tightness in my chest and stomach, and the scrunching of my forehead....

September 17, 2018

Want to know if your breathing is helping or hindering your anxiety? Watch this video where I show you how to observe your breathing and explore if it's either abdominal breathing or shallow breathing. In the upcoming course I will be explaining why abdominal or "belly...

September 3, 2018

Here is a snapshot of one of the tools I will be teaching on the upcoming course. It is also a tool I use regularly in sessions with anyone struggling with anxiety or overwhelm. It is a tool based in mindfulness principles but I adapt to suit the individual I'm working...

August 24, 2018


If you're craving a sense of peace from the struggle of anxiety or constantly feeling overwhelmed with life, then this unique 8 week course is for you. 

Check out this video to learn a little more about it and how others found this...

August 6, 2018

Self compassion is so importnant to our mental health. Watch this video to learn some tips on how to develop this skill and instantly start to feel better...

August 4, 2018


I’m thrilled you’ve taken the first step to improving your life by visiting my website. 

It can be such a daunting experience starting counselling, from trying to figure out what the best approach is to who the right therapist is for you! So I’ve crea...

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The last few nights my husband has been jet lagged and was tossing and turning in the bed trying to readjust to our time zone. Add in my high sensitiv...

Sleep 💤

March 30, 2019

What labels or criticism did you hear when you were younger?

- Get over it
- Don’t be so serious
- Lighten up
- You’re overthinking/overanalysing
- Do...

Shift The Shame

March 30, 2019

After a wonderfully fun afternoon with my husband and two little girls playing bowling and in a play centre, I was elated. I was also completely frazz...

Finding Your Rhytym

March 30, 2019

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