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Why Do We Need 8 Hours of Sleep A Night?

Why Do We Need 8 Hours of Sleep A Night?

Not everyone gets enough hours of sleep a night. I believe it's time to re-focus on the importance of getting enough good quality sleep. Over 30 years of sleep research has produced a huge amount of data around what happens when we do and don't get...

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What Is Reiki?

What Is Reiki?

Even I didn't know what Reiki was when I first decided I had to learn it. It was the early 90s and I was training in holistic therapies. I'd read an article on it in Natural Health magazine, but they didn't even explain what Reiki was!...

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How Do I Manage My Energy As An Empath?

How Do I Manage My Energy As An Empath?

I discovered that being able to manage my energy is the key to coping with the effects of being an empath.  The better you are at managing your energy, the better you will be at managing your empathy. One of the effects of absorbing other people’s...

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6 Ways To Stop Absorbing Other People’s Emotions

6 Ways To Stop Absorbing Other People’s Emotions

So, you’re an empath. Hi, me too! I spent my earliest years taking on everyone else’s problems, feeling their pain and sadness and worrying about fixing it for them. Not just friends or family members but random people I’d stand next to on the bus...

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Is Too Much Empathy A Bad Thing?

Is Too Much Empathy A Bad Thing?

As women, there are times when we nurture and nourish and protect. We see things from other people’s perspectives. We are referees between warring parties. We play devil’s advocate. But there are other times when we just can’t be done with it and...

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Am I An Empath?

Am I An Empath?

I know I have Empathy, But Am I An Empath? Being an empath typically refers to those who have a very high level of empathy. They are like emotional sponges, taking on the feelings of others’ and often feeling them viscerally within themselves. This...

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What Is Empathy & Why Is It Important?

What Is Empathy & Why Is It Important?

There's a lot of talk about being an empath, but what is empathy and why is it important? Both the Oxford and Cambridge dictionaries define empathy as: “the ability to share someone else’s feelings or experiences by imagining what is would be like...

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What Is Shadow Work?

What Is Shadow Work?

I was asked about shadow work in my spiritual discussion and meditation group that I run online; It’s a spin-off of our women’s lockdown support group, but that’s possibly another story. I think because the group is about spiritual discussion some...

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Is Self-Fulfilment Still Possible During A Pandemic?

Is Self-Fulfilment Still Possible During A Pandemic?

Reflections On Self-Fulfilment In A Pandemic Is self-fulfilment in a pandemic even possible?  In a developing country where, generally, our basic needs are met, many people seek fulfilment by pursuing a sense of purpose. It tend to be about making...

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Connecting With Our Intuition In Difficult Times

Connecting With Our Intuition In Difficult Times

I am posting this article at the end of our 3rd week of 'lockdown' in the UK. (Due to coronavirus, in case you've missed it, or are visiting at some point in the future.) I know that many people have been struggling with connecting to their...

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Learn Reiki Online

Learn Reiki Online

Is it possible to learn Reiki online? I love Reiki and believe that learning it is a life-changer. Plus, every person I've met in the personal development world has learnt Reiki at some level. I absolutely believe Reiki is a key for change and...

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How Important Is Sleep To Your Success?

How Important Is Sleep To Your Success?

Basically, sleep the best life hack in order to be successful, happy and healthy! As business owners, self-employed people and entrepreneurs we need certain attributes in order to be successful. These include: Focus Motivation Ability to build...

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It’s Okay to Use The ‘N’ Word – ‘No’

It’s Okay to Use The ‘N’ Word – ‘No’

In order to really step things up and to make further improvements you probably need to start saying 'No' more often! Are your 'no's' a bit like this one? Full of lot's of yes's? What does this mean? Well, it means two things.Firstly there are the...

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Can I Ask For Some Help?

Can I Ask For Some Help?

I know someone who needs some help. She is struggling a bit.  It's the school holidays and she is feeling pretty worn out already. She loves spending time with her kids, but has also agreed to do some other bits too, mostly for family and a few...

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Top Tips On How To Feel More Confident About Your Work

Top Tips On How To Feel More Confident About Your Work

It's Hard To Feel More Confident About Yourself When You Have Self Doubt, Imposter Syndrome, You're Not Good Enough, Or Someone Else Is Better I mean, those thing's aren't real, but they feel it, right?  We all get hit by the Lack of Confidence bug...

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