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Self-love tips part two: Go towards what you love

Part Two of my self-love tips.  ; Spend today treating yourself like your best friend on her birthday. Go towards what you love   If it was your best friend’s birthday and you were treating her to some special time, you would really put some thought into what she is just crazy about. Then you…

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Self-love tips part one: Lovingly listen

Part One of my self-love tips.   Spend today treating yourself like your best friend on her birthday. Lovingly listen   If it were your best friend’s birthday you would take her out for coffee or a nice walk or you would sit watching the water together. You would pay attention to what she says,…

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Connecting with my Wild Woman

My wild woman had been calling for years. Occasionally, I let her out to dance with abandon, but mostly those times were fuelled by substances that altered my control.  In the main, I kept her bottled up by ignoring the calls to integrate her into my life. I left her buried in the depths, in…

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My Sensual Journey

As women we are on a journey as sensual beings. But sometimes we stop feeling. Do you sometimes feel numb? Is your life lacking spark? I know, I was there. Of course I had my ups and downs but I spent a good part of a lifetime feeling uncomfortable with my sensuality. Unconsciously holding back…

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How to love that problem body part

Pretty much everyone I know has a part of their body that they’d like to change. They just can’t quite seem to fully accept. For some of us it is our shape, for others it’s the dark hairs, the skin, the lump, the scar, the list goes on. This part of our body seems to…

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Love you. Love your loves

Love that you are unique   You are different. I mean let’s face it. You always have been. At times it has been really hard to conform. Your neighbours do things quite differently to the way you do them. You have different beliefs to others in your family. You uphold things that are aligned with…

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Moving from lacking to loving

My family and I recently had a holiday. Boy, did we need one? We were getting really crusty and worn out. It has been a year of hard work and busyness and my husband had not taken any time off work for a year, which is nudging at burn out and verging on craziness. On…

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Mother Overwhelm

Mothers are amazing. Our job is the most rewarding, satisfying and meaningful job you could ever ask for. There are so many rewards and joyous moments as we watch our little ones grow and develop. But sometimes it doesn’t seem so great. Recently I was in the playground and I got chatting to a mother…

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Anxious Kids – here are my do’s and don’ts

I have a child who gets anxious. He gets really worried about stuff and sometimes totally loses control to stress. I wonder how he became so anxious. We have provided a safe, stable and loving environment here for him – so why is he anxious? Sometimes this even feels like guilt, like it must have…

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How to have discipline that sticks

Discipline is what drives you to where you want to go. If you have a vision for you, your family, your health and your work (and I highly recommend that you have!!), does it seem that you cycle between hard core striving, and nothing at all? We hit rock bottom and our motivation kicks in…

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Nicole Mathieson

Hi, I'm Nicole Mathieson, a relationship and body image coach, couple therapist and author.

This blog is designed to help teach couples practical ways to cultivate a deeper understanding of one another, find safety and connection in relationships, navigate difficult conversations and repair after conflict.