Break Free From the Fawn Response & Relieve Your Stress

So I’ve spoken a lot about fight or flight and freeze responses of the nervous system, however, have you heard of the Fawn response? The Fawn response still belongs to the Sympathetic nervous system, and it is still a stress response. In fact, it is engaging both the fight/flight and Freeze response at the same time….

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Mum Guilt: What is It and How to Let It Go

What is Mum Guilt and Where Does It Come From? Mum guilt is the feeling of guilt women experience relating to the children – new mothers are particularly susceptible to mum guilt. As mums, we continuously worry about making mistakes and feel we need to always get things ‘right’ We feel guilty for not doing…

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Child: Here are 3 Ways to Find Your People

We’re all familiar with the saying “it takes a village to raise a child”, thought to be §an African proverb meaning that an entire community of people should provide for, interact positively with, and care for children in order for them to experience, grow and develop in a healthy, safe and positive environment.   But…

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7 Tips for Rediscovering Yourself After Motherhood

The motherhood identity crisis isn’t surprising given that from the moment a woman learns she is expecting a baby, her world changes. The life that was once devoted to personal interests and success has now been shifted to focus solely on the development of and love for her child. This transition often leaves new mums…

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Forget new parent overwhelm, tune back into your own mother-skin

Being a new mother can be confusing. Fact! There is a huge amount of information out there on the internet and in books about what you should or shouldn’t be doing as a new parent. Then, to add to the overwhelm, you have well-meaning friends and family giving you advice and tips of what they…

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Do you love what you feel?

It’s a thing! The “gut feeling” that’s pulling you in a specific direction. The “inner voice” that feels right. If you can learn to listen to it, that instinct helps you make choices, make decisions, and innately tells you what is right.   However, in your mind as a new mum, when you have a…

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Hello and welcome,

Sam here, I hope you are having the most amazing day!!

Firstly, a huge congratulations!!! Whether you are new to parenthood or going into parenthood or a dab hand at parenting, your life is going to change most amazingly.

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Beautifully Broken

Yesterday was one of those days.

After a session with my master spiritual coach, I was like, “shit”, you still manage to find a part of me that was hiding away, that needs fixing, that’s broken. I thought I had it together and was all good in that area.

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The Final Weeks Of Pregnancy

You have gone through months of preparing, learning and absorbing every ounce of information out there.

There have been weeks of crossing things off to-do lists, finishing work, buying new things, getting odd jobs tied up, filling the fridge, practising the drive to the hospital, testing a dry run of the birth pool.

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