Thought Provoking Thursday. Why do many of us find it so incredibly difficult to talk openly about suicide?

So I’m just going to jump into the deep end on today’s Thought Provoking Thursday #TPT. Many of you may have watched “13 Reasons Why” this past week and like myself will no doubt have conflicting opinions regarding the way it tackles the many very sensitive issues raised, what I think we can all agree…Read more »

Inspired by self reflection: 10 tips for self care

Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort — Deborah Day It doesn’t matter who you are or what experiences you have had, life can get really blooming tough sometimes. This whole thing of being a grown-up, taking care…Read more »

Self-Compassion Series: Part four. Exercise two – Test how self-compassionate you are

Welcome to part four of my self-compassion series – Learning to Love Yourself. You can check out the first three parts by clicking on the links below. Learning to Love Yourself: Part One Learning to love yourself: Part Two Learning to love yourself: Part Three How would you like to my learn more about how…Read more »

Self-compassion series: Part three. What exactly is it, and why is it so incredibly difficult?

So far in this self-compassion series I have briefly introduced what self-compassion is, with some personal reflections and exercises for readers to complete, hopefully starting the process of helping people think about how much self-compassion they truly offer themselves. Click on the link below to read part one and two of this ongoing series on…Read more »