“I feel guilty when I take time for me”

Elizabeth (not her real name) started to cry almost as soon as she sat down in the clinic chair. She’d scheduled our appointment because she was tired of feeling exhausted and overwhelmed all the time and she just couldn’t keep going anymore. “My family just don’t see...

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Wine O’Clock Woes

It’s easy for it to happen, isn’t it? It starts with that one lovely, relaxing glass of wine which tells you it’s time to unwind. The day is over and now it’s time to chill – the rest of the evening is yours after a busy, task filled day! And when you’ve drained the...

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Not another Covid Stone

Brenda (not her real name), sat opposite me last June, feeling fed up and upset at how she’d let things slip. She was heading into summer and none of her clothes fit her anymore. She felt fat, frumpy, and frustrated because she’d never been this heavy before and she...

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A letter to my 40’something self

I’m 56 years old and finished with menopause a long time ago. I had an early menopause, although I didn’t know it at the time! In my early 40’s, I felt crap. My energy was in my boots and my motivation wasn’t much better, despite pretty good health and decent...

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It feels like I’ve been run over by a bus most mornings!

I hear this phrase a lot from women in the clinic and it’s not a great way to start your day! One client, Anne (not her real name), told me she feels exhausted every day and drags herself out of bed most mornings. “I feel stuck to the bed and as though every part of...

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Nothing changes until our behaviours do

I’m decorating my living room this month. It’s been on our To Do list for almost fifteen years and we’ve had plans for it several times in the past. But somehow a car breakdown, general house maintenance, a new septic tank, a holiday, or something else always got...

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Have less pressure, panic and stress in perimenopause

September and October have been full on, haven’t they? Every client I meet is telling me how busy they’ve been and how life seems to have speeded up since the kids went back to school. One client, Mary (not her real name), told me she wished she could return to parts...

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Lockdown Lessons

"The definition of insanity is doing the same things over and over again and expecting a different result" Albert Einstein It's funny how something can make such sense, yet have little impact. Most of us smile when we hear that quote because we know it's true...but...

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Pause to ask – How many days are left?

So how many hours and days are left? In this week, this month, this year, this Life? We can pick a number but we really don't know.... And that's sort of scary so we pretend and don't go there - pretending that we have all the time in the world, forever and ever...

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Words of wisdom from the naive

A little bird told me and so I thought I'd pass it on: If you're anxious - that thing you're fretting about, is probably not that serious... Yet, ordinary, little things can be beautiful and important so pay attention to them.   Good decisions are rarely made in...

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Is this you? Your life is busy, which is why you’ve been ignoring things but you know you need to take action now. It’s time to make what’s important to you in theory, translate into important every day – the health that can’t be bought, the relationships that matter and a life that’s aligned with your true values.


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