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Eco-anxiety and taking imperfect action

How are you feeling about the environmental challenges we face?

Are there simply too many other challenges in your life right now to add the climate crisis to the mix ...

The juggle

How are you doing? How are you surviving the juggle?

We often talk about motherhood in terms of juggling. Probably because there is always something to be done. Or in fact, there are ...

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MIDSUMMER RETREAT: Release, Refocus and Recharge.

Join Pippa Best and Leif Olsen on Saturday 20 June from 10am ...

Cold water wisdom for living courageously

How are you feeling this January? Fired up and ready to make changes? Or exhausted at the very thought, already too overwhelmed to imagine changing anything?

Or maybe you’re ...

You are holding so much

How are you doing?

Please, put everything down for a moment.

This is your reminder to tend to your own needs.

To remember that YOU are vital - you are holding such a lot ...

When does it get easier?

A long time ago, I can clearly remember people telling me that it would all get easier when the baby was six weeks. It didn’t particularly…

Then it was, “It will get easier when they’ ...

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BEAUTIFUL BOLD BEGINNINGS:
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Self care: baby steps

How are you, love?

Because it matters. How you feel truly, honestly, absolutely matters. And I doubt you ask yourself that question enough. ...

It's a huge change for you too

How are you feeling?

Autumn can be a time of transition, of new starts and shifting seasons. And that is both wonderful - and hard at times.

So... how are you really ...

I broke myself...

In this month's newsletter, Pippa Best share s a recent journey through mental and physical health challenges:

...one that taught her the power of slowing down, sitting with and ...

When the weight of motherhood feels too much

Our latest mama-loving mail has gone out today...

"How are you? Truthfully?

Writing this email to you always reminds me to pause and check in with myself too. To ask myself - ...

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MIDSUMMER RETREAT: Release, Refocus and Recharge.

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The good mum, the bad mum, and the ugly mum...

We all have good mum moments, and bad mum moments, and ugly ones - but the emotional ...

How to be beautiful, even on a crappy day

How are you?

Apart from being heart-stoppingly beautiful of course...

Me? Yes you. You are beautiful, just as you are, right now. Even and ...

I love you: Mamas' Everyday Retreat

We're sending you a little extra love today.

In the UK, it’s Valentine's Day tomorrow, which means that talk of love, and a 'perfect' romantic ideal of roses and ...

When it's hard to forgive yourself

How are you doing?

Beyond the 'I'm fine", what's going on?

- How is your body? Where are you aching? What do you need to soften? ...

The quiet dread, and alternatives to chocolate

How are you doing?

At every retreat we hold, we start with a simple question: how are you feeling in three words? It's a simple reminder to pause and consider ourselves - ...

I'm not going to mention it

How are you holding up?

I'm finding that I'm actually doing alright, keeping everything in healthy perspective... until someone innocently asks me if I'm "all ready ...

I hear you

What do you need to be heard right now?

In tonight’s #somum mamas’ retreat - our monthly online get together from 8.30pm - 9.30 pm in Mamas’ Everyday Retreat - we’ ...

You are more courageous than you think

How much courage have you felt this week...?

As we mother, we may be too busy to notice, but we call on courage all the time: it's that deep-rooted mama strength ...