Do you ever feel like self-care is just one more thing to tack onto your to do list?
And then when you get around to doing something for yourself you feel guilty, or find yourself thinking about work or family, or something else you really should be doing.
So, for you self-care just doesn't work. It's not realistic, or affordable, or doable right now.
That's where FIERCE self-care comes on.
For you to persevere and find enjoyment in your career you MUST practice self-care, but not just any self-care
It is HOW you do things, not just WHAT you do.
It's fluid AND needs you to stay still and access your calm dynamic.
It's proactive AND responsive.
It's compassionate AND tough.
It starts with one simple question
What do you need?
And from this level of self-connection it expands to other layers of connection.
Connection with yourself, with others, and with the world around you.
Explore the Self-Care Hub. You will find free and paid resources to help you embrace fierce self-care.
I would love to hear about where you are in your journey and what you need most.
ps Here's a link to my YouTube video to learn more https://bit.ly/whatisfierceselfcare
Make the switch to fierce self-care with connection at it's heart.
It starts here.
Grab yourself about 15 minutes, a nice hot cup of coffee (or tea), a pen, a notebook, It's Time to Check In.
Check in and see how well you coping, identify areas of potential burnout and act before it takes hold.
Oh, and by the way, it's currently FREE.
Make the most of your next break.
This helpful training contains a 30 minute video AND the 7 Steps to Rest and Reconnect Guide.
Together they take you through how to make the most of your next break, what type of break to have, ways to transitioning into and out of a break to including setting up your social media and communication ducks in a row so that you can have a proper rest.
COST: $27 + GST
Are you ready to switch to fierce self-care and move from overwhelm to calm?
Seven self-paced, bite sized paced modules that have been created to help you embrace your needs, future proof your career and prevent burnout.
Equates to approximately 4 hours of CPD points
COST: Currently only $297 +GST
What's it really like working as a psychologist?
In this curated and quite personal guide, I share my top five things I learnt over 17 years of being a psychologist, so you can avoid the pitfalls I experienced and create an early, strong career foundation.
COST: Currently FREE.
This 12 page guide helps you identify three things:
1. Where your clients are coming from.
2. Whether your network is set up to encourage your growth and development
3. The level of support your network is providing.
COST: This is currently a FREE resource
Self-compassion does not always come easy.
How often do you speak to yourself in the way you would to your best friend?
The compassion and understanding you offer your clients tends to come easier than offering yourself the same. Self-compassion acknowledges your right be be human; to experience pain and suffering; to NOT being OK; to make mistakes; and, to forgive your imperfections.
COST: This is a FREE resource.
Imposter Syndrome is prevalent amongst professionals, and the mental health industry is no exception.
This 45 minute presentation by Nonie Carr, Psychologist and Kim Ross (Dunn), Psychologist takes you through three important steps of managing Imposter Syndrome.
1. Identifying the imposter and how it impacts on you;
2. Conducting a reality check; and
3. How to live (and thrive) with Imposter Syndrome.
COST: Currently $47
Your Welcome is Awesome Bingo card is a great tool to rediscover the joy of walking and puts a different perspective on your everyday 'boring' walk.
Each day encourages you to connect with your walk differently, whether that's a specific goal, a mindfulness practice, stepping outside your comfort zone, or strengthening community ties.
Increasing your enjoyment is a great strategy for creating a daily walking habit.
You can use this resource to help you navigate your primary school child moving from one year level to the next. The Moving On booklet contains discussion prompts about what your child might be experiencing as they move from one grade level to another. The School What If...Bingo Card helps normalise and open up discussion about some of the internal thoughts your child may be experiencing.