Jane’s Journal

What Are My Essential Needs?

What Are My Essential Needs?

So a few days ago, I wrote about what's in my resilience toolkit after a number of people had asked how I had been coping with the world at present. Today I wanted to delve a little deeper and share what my essential needs are and where this concept came from. Let's...

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What’s In My Resilience Toolkit?

What’s In My Resilience Toolkit?

At the moment we are being asked to adapt and change. With change comes uncertainty. And uncertainty, can bring challenges challenges and quite often suffering. Within this dialogue of change, the concept of resilience is not too far behind. Subsequently, today I...

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Continuing to Be Courageous in My Life

Continuing to Be Courageous in My Life

One thing I have learnt in my life is that if I want my life to change, I need to do the work - no-one else can do it for me. Yes, it can be challenging. However, when I am in these challenges, I remember to read and re-read the following quote by Brené Brown -...

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How Do I Want to Express Myself as a Woman?

How Do I Want to Express Myself as a Woman?

This is the question I have been pondering of late - "How Do I Want to Express Myself as a Woman?" It is very real and raw as I continue to meet deep beliefs within. Last week the tennis season started. Yes, I have been watching it on TV and was lucky enough to watch...

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The Gift of Radical Acceptance

The Gift of Radical Acceptance

As identified yesterday, I have decided this year is the year of radical acceptance. After teaching mindfulness for a while and also self-compassion, I wanted to focus on and practise radical acceptance this year for a few reasons (maybe I will share that one day)....

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Welcome 2020 – My Year of Radical Acceptance

Welcome 2020 – My Year of Radical Acceptance

Well it is 2020 and after doing my End-of-Year Ritual, I am ready to go. I feel clearer than I have been in a while about the coming year and know in my heart I am ready to be here more. Yes, like a number of people 2019 was challenging, however I got through it with...

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I Am Me by Virginia Satir

I Am Me by Virginia Satir

Virginia Satir was an American author and therapist,whose work was done under the umbrella of "Becoming More Fully Human." I Am Me was written for a thirteen-year-old girl who apparently asked Virginia about what it takes to lead a fulfilling life.   I Am Me by...

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