Appreciating the present moment

When you are present in the moment, it is easier to appreciate and savour each experience in life. Being present is a passive form of mindfulness and has positive effects on your mental wellbeing. Of course, you might think you need money to experience a variety of events, but not always. While money is helpful, … Continue reading Appreciating the present moment

Tips for starting your shadow work

Now that we know what shadow work is and how ignoring it can impact on our lives, this week we look at ways to get you started on your shadow work journey. Quite often we have the best intentions to do something, but knowing how to get started is the first obstacle. First, decide if … Continue reading Tips for starting your shadow work

Why do we resist shadow work?

As we have learned over the past couple of weeks, shadow work can be hard but also be equally beneficial. Yet despite knowing that it can be good for our health and wellbeing we still resist doing it. Perhaps we are afraid of what might be uncovered. Shadow work can definitely be confronting. It can … Continue reading Why do we resist shadow work?

How to do the shadow work?

Over the last couple of weeks we have discussed what the shadow is and how it may impact on your ability to live a full life. This week we start to explore how to do the shadow work. However, please note upfront that when you start shadow work, it can be confronting as you are … Continue reading How to do the shadow work?

What is shadow work?

This week we delve into exploring what shadow work actually is. Shadow work means working with the subconscious mind to rediscover the hidden parts of yourself that you may have forgotten or even repressed over the years. While anyone can undertake shadow work, it comes with a warning that it can be confronting. Because your … Continue reading What is shadow work?

Your subconscious mind and the shadow

While your conscious mind holds those thoughts, memories and experiences you like, your unwanted memories are sent into the subconscious. This post follows on from last week to explore how your shadow self interacts with the subconscious hidden mind. Your shadow self is formed in your subconscious mind where you cannot clearly see it and … Continue reading Your subconscious mind and the shadow

Your relationship with money

As we head into 2023, and the January sales draw to a close, you once again may start thinking about how much money you spent. Then the credit card bill arrives with the hard truth about how much you actually spent. Your reaction to the expense will depend on how you view your relationship with … Continue reading Your relationship with money

The psychology of dressing good

When you put on your favourite outfit, you feel good, right.  Clothing has a natural power to affect your mood and motivation. The right outfit will unleash a whole new confidence for you to take on your most challenging tasks. When you get up each day, you may automatically reach for an outfit unconsciously without … Continue reading The psychology of dressing good

Mini goals: Set yourself up for success

You set your goals for well intentional change, but you find yourself lacking the motivation to action them. Or you may simply not know where to begin. Deciding to make big changes in your life or creating a new habit is not as easy as it seems. Transformation can be well intentioned, but you don’t … Continue reading Mini goals: Set yourself up for success

How to value your time for happiness and a healthy life

We all get the same number of hours in the day. You want to make them count towards living your best life. However, when you feel under pressure by time getting away from you with tasks and activities conflicting with one another, the result is that you become less active, eat poorly and ultimately your … Continue reading How to value your time for happiness and a healthy life