Inner work and Healing

Is your Vision Clear for your Confident Birth?

Yesterday I tried to offer the cashier in Tesco swimming goggles instead

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What is overriding your intuition costing you?

For me ignoring my intuition cost me my computer- my lifeline to

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It’s not just the computer! Finding relief from overwhelm with NPA.

I stare at the computer screen biting back the tears. Telling myself

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Guest Post: How to transform your birth experience from the inside out, by Dr. Gulara Vincent.

​ Today I welcome writer and law lecturer Dr Gulara Vincent to

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Still have pain and grief around a miscarriage? Try this compassion exercise.

I was so touched by the personal messages of thanks that many

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What if I can’t cope with the pain of labour?

'What are you doing? Come back to bed.' I dimly register the

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Fear in the context of trust: Expand your focus to ease your way through difficult emotions.

I am on the toilet. Time is meaningless to me. I have

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Are your emotions charged with excess baggage? Try this.

Sometimes when I name my emotions I feel like the wheelbarrow in

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Fear: Friend or foe? Shift your perspective with a helpful acronym.

How do you respond when fear grabs you suddenly? Fear can be

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The long lasting power of regular repetition: Inspiration to keep you going when you’d rather give up.

In my last post at the beginning of 2016 I created a

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New Year Gift: Guided Visualisation to Replenish Your Energy.

In the relative calm of these last few days of the year

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Healing Birth Trauma: Reflections on the meaning of my different birth stories.

My second son Idrisa at three days old. This post was first

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How Panic and Terror ultimately led to a Birth in Confidence

Today I am sharing a small but significant part of my second

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“Being Ready” Part 2: The Power of NPA

In Part 1 I spoke of my journey from unreadiness to readiness, from worry

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“Being Ready” Part 1: Trust in the face of the unknown.

So here it is. The first BirthEssence blog post. So given the

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