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What do you need?

  Many of us don’t know how to articulate our needs, or even really know what they are. 🧐  A need is different from a want.  A want states a desire, whereas a need is usually a statement about nurturing.  A want could be – I want a new car. 🚘  A need could be – I need a hug, I need you to listen to me, I need you to understand me,  I need some quiet time. 🥹 Pay…

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Stop apologising for…

    We live in a culture of apologising for who we are; the British especially are excellent at apologising for no reason at all. 🤷🏼‍♀️    How often do you apologise for…   🤔 asking questions  🛑 not being available all the time 🥹 your feelings  🤷🏼‍♀️ vocalising your needs 👣 outgrowing a place, person or situation  👏🏼 your accomplishments  ☺️ not looking presentable  😍 doing things that make you happy ❌ having boundaries  🏠 having a messy house…

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He’s my reflection

    I N T I M A C Y ~ into me, I see ❤️   After what felt like a lifetime of failed relationships, I met my amazing fiancé Cam when I was 38.   In our last few years together I’ve realised how much all my relationships have been a reflection of how I feel about myself and what I need to heal.    My past relationships were a reflection of;   🥹 how I put others…

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From codependent relationships to healthy love

    I spent a good chunk of my life between my mid twenties to my late thirties in unhealthy codependent relationships.    A codependent relationship is a love addiction where we seek to prove our worth by helping people with broken wings💔   We’re drawn to addicts and under-functioners who’ll depend on us emotionally, financially or in some other way.    We also have a tendency to attract very narcissistic and abusive people who have a lot of shit…

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Love yourself so much that when you get treated like sh1t you recognise it

    How would your life be if you truly loved, honoured and respected yourself?   If you honoured your needs each day?   If you lived in integrity with your values in each moment?   I find this is a really useful – and often – confronting question to ask my clients, one they get pretty immediate answers to.   I work with a lot of very natural “helper” types – I’m one of those too.   There can…

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