What is Social and Emotional Learning?

Over the past few weeks, I have had some discussions on social and emotional learning (SEL). Subsequently, today, I wanted to explain what I mean when I refer to SEL.   What Is Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)? The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL). CASEL refers to social and emotional learning (SEL)…

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Ready to Stop Punishing and Start Listening to Your Body?

A few weeks ago, I broke my toe. I learnt the hard way not to cough and walk in the dark. As I have been healing, I have learnt how much my healing is readying on listening to my body and I wish I had learnt more of the skills I know now when I…

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What is Interoceptive Awareness?

One thing I have learnt from my own experiences over the years is how resourceful and resilient the human body is. It is also shares insights with us, however sometimes we are not listening. When I was learning mindfulness, I came across the concept of interoceptive awareness. Before, we look at what interoceptive awareness is,…

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Learning to Stop Throwing the Second Arrow

Almost a week ago, I broke my toe. It happened around 2.36am on 11/8/19. After I did it, I stayed present and hobbled to the lounge room to see what I had done. It was very evident, I had broken it from the angle of. I was pretty sure what I needed to do (go…

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What is Health and What Does BEing Healthy Mean to You?

Have you ever wanted to improve your health but didn’t really know what it meant to be healthy? Well let’s have a look at what is health and then you decide what health means to you!   What is Health? There are many definitions on health, however the World Health Organisation (WHO) is the one…

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20 Quotes to Start to Inspire Body Acceptance

The past few days I have had a number of conversations about body acceptance. I imagine the conversations  have been linked to me breaking my toe a few days ago, however I also know it goes much deeper than that (and I will elaborate further on that later – here it is). These conversations inspired…

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If It Is To Be, It Is Up To Me – Do You Agree?

When I was growing up, this quote “If it is to be, it is up to me” by William Johnsen was in my diary. Now, during the past few days, it has been coming through in the work I am doing with clients and also the continual work I do on myself. Do you agree…

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