Are you always on the hustle to feel good enough? Then my Ultimate Self-Esteem Playlist might be just what you need! Here are just a few of the benefits of listening to music... 1. Music reduces anxiety and the physical effects of stress in your body2. Music reduces … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Self-Esteem Playlist
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If you grew up with a mother (or father) who suffered with her own trauma and narcissistic wound, you may still be living with the early childhood … Read more » about 10 books to help you heal from a narcissistic mother
This C.A.R.E.S.S. Technique document is provided here with permission from Lisa Ferentz. Lisa was recently a guest on the Soul Sessions with Jodie … Read more » about The C.A.R.E.S.S. Technique by Lisa Ferentz
Two years + into COVID and there is no denying it - things are still tough for a lot of people. Post lockdowns and mandates - it is has taken a toll … Read more » about 7 Ways to Top Up Your Surge Capacity
Is Self-Care calling your name? If you have suffered early childhood trauma and are trying to recover from food, weight and body image concerns - … Read more » about Self-Care Sunday – 17 ideas to take care of yourself
Forest bathing or shinrin-yoku means to bathe in a forest atmosphere and to connect with ourselves and the earth, through all of our senses. The … Read more » about How to Forest Bathe, Regulate Your Nervous System & Connect with Mother Earth
When it comes to basic needs, people who suffer from complex trauma typically have (or had) parents who were unavailable in some way (e.g., … Read more » about 5 Basic Needs To Help You Heal From Childhood Trauma
Nourish Yourself with Plant-Based Earth Food!
The Green Goddess Dressing is one of my favourites – you can use it to dress a salad, serve with crudités or steamed veggies, in a burrito, to dip … Read more » about GREEN GODDESS DRESSING
There are so many hang-ups and food rules about what we should or shouldn’t be eating. As I began to recover from disordered eating, and started to … Read more » about Nourishing Green Soup
There is nothing better than a warm bowl of baked pumpkin oatmeal porridge as the weather gets cold! This version calls for pumpkin puree. I typically … Read more » about Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal Porridge
This Red Pepper & Cannellini Bean Soup is my go-to soup all the year around. A version of this recipe was given to me fifteen or so years ago by … Read more » about Red Pepper & Cannellini Bean Soup