On one end of the spectrum the majority of people specialising in psychology do not concern themselves with issues of spirit and rejects ideas that are not scientifically quantifiable. On the other end of the spectrum are spiritualists who believe psychological work is an indulgent reinforcement of the story of the false self. Then you have people like myself who lie in between, believing that spirituality and psychology complement and support each other.Read More
self-care is anything but a one-time act. It is a mindset and a process.
The term "self-care" was pioneered by medical and mental health professionals who prescribed healthy lifestyle changes and stress management behaviours. Unfortunately, it's since become mainstream and profitable for advertisers to perpetuate the fantasy that self-care can be easy and can be achieved simply.Read More
Just like that my life has changed dramatically
I have always loved science and after suffering in the past with poor mental health I discovered spiritual practices (Yoga, meditation, mindfulness) so I think the link between science and spirituality is an area I need to explore. Even if I just inspire one person to discover something new, this would be all worth it. So here it is, my brand new blog. Let's see where this adventure takes me.Read More
Self-compassion is showing love, understanding and concern, without judgement for someone who is suffering. Self-compassion has so many benefits one of the most prominent is the effect it has on mental health. Through self-compassion we can be more loving and compassionate towards other but most importantly towards ourselves.
I was always told that knowledge is power and I couldn't agree more right now. So I have decided to build a list of books that address the experiences of growing up with a toxic mother and/or in a dysfunctional family. What is your favourite book on this topic?
When you recognise a toxic relationship in your life, you feel confused, angry, heartbroken you might even grieve. This is all perfectly normal and with time and healing the chaos will diminish. Healing from that relationship can be tough, trust me.Read More
When I initially went NC with my mum almost three years ago somebody mentioned how she had narcissistic tendencies. I had never heard of the term narcissistic personality disorder before and throughout my time researching it something felt a little off and didn't sit quite right with me.Read More
Where do I start but to say we’ve missed out on so much together. We could’ve and should’ve had so much more between us as mother and daughter. I look around and see so many beautiful relationships that could’ve been ours. I’ve spent years crying over the mother I wanted to have.Read More