Mothering, lived experiences, Self-care, therapy, inner child, research, IFS, good mother myth, polyvagal applications

‘No Trauma Mama’ Perinatal Wellness

NO TRAUMA MAMA is a Perinatal Wellness Support Bundle I wished I had back when I was embarking on my Motherhood journey! A safe space to share, discuss, brainstorm, feel, sense, cry, process in preparation for your MAMAhood. No Trauma Mama Bundle This is a package of therapy sessions and support for expecting mothers! It's… Continue reading ‘No Trauma Mama’ Perinatal Wellness

polyvagal applications, Self-care, workshops

Loneliness & Moments of connection

Studies, prior to the pandemic and its peak of loneliness and isolation, have warned us about the detrimental effects of loneliness on our mind and our bodies. Social isolation and loneliness increase our risk of heart attack, stroke, disrupted sleep, altered immune system, higher inflammation and greatly increased stress hormones. When it comes to our… Continue reading Loneliness & Moments of connection

Dreams, fairy tales, good mother myth, IFS, inner child, Mothering, polyvagal applications, research, Self-care, therapy

On Online Therapy

💻 ONLINE CLIENT FEEDBACK: "It took me a bit of therapist speed dating to find Aleks and I’m so glad I did. Aleks has changed my life really; not by healing me but by teaching me to heal myself – through her academic knowledge, her ability to see and work with the Self/spirit/soul, and just… Continue reading On Online Therapy

lived experiences, polyvagal applications, research, Self-care

Humming, chanting, gargling – state of social engagement and Polyvagal theory

Just finished Stanley Rosenberg's book Accessing the Healing Power of the Vagus Nerve, super accessible and packed with practical and soooo very applicable advice on assessing the state of mine and clients’ vagus nerve (cranial nerves linked to major functions of the parasympathetic-or rest and digest-nervous system) before and after psychotherapy sessions. In order to… Continue reading Humming, chanting, gargling – state of social engagement and Polyvagal theory

About me, good mother myth, Lists, lived experiences, Mothering, polyvagal applications, Self-care

Spontaneity days

Today in a really really really long time I did nothing. I had actually planned for it 😂 but it sometimes takes planning to do nothing and it totally worked. To be clear it was not really nothing... I guess by that I mean I relied on spontaneity...hmm what do I want to do now-type… Continue reading Spontaneity days