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Numb and disconnected from joy

Years back, I remember sitting on my deck with my first born just a toddler. He and my husband were rumbling on the lounge in fits of giggles, and I had a realisation; They were so in touch with their JOY.   Whereas I just felt numb. I laughed along with them, but I remember…

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You are really special

One thing I know for sure is that you are really special. I have been doing this work for a long time and every single person who comes through my clinic has gifts, talents, and their own unique point of genius that, quite frankly, the world is missing. But most of the time, they can’t…

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5 ways to call in support

  Do you have adequate support?   I am guessing that the answer may well be no. Life is moving at such a rapid rate these days, we are busy beyond compare and often need to keep numerous balls in the air for long periods of time. It can be overwhelming to say the least.…

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Don’t be afraid of your fear

  You have fear. Worry. Angst. I know. I have it too. And you know what, that’s life. You are not going to get rid of it. You are human. And humans are hard wired to feel fear. Fear kept your ancestors alive and we have evolved into highly tuned fearful beings. As Elizabeth Gilbert says…

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5 heart lessons from my holiday

I am just back from a 3 month holiday in France and the UK. My trip was a beautiful opportunity for me to give myself a break. A break in which I could truly be present with my kids, husband and most of all myself. The spaciousness of this time felt so pleasurable in my…

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Notes from my journal on France, family and travels

France, family and travels. Some notes from my journal. Random insights 1. Wonder-full   France is full to the brim of wonders – around every corner, on every hill, in each and every patisserie. It is a country that is rich with culture, treats and such mouth watering goodness. So far we have seen 4 World Heritage…

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Am I a spiritual failure?

Have you been on a spiritual journey for a while? Many of us have. And often after years of self-help books, healing sessions and meditation, we can still feel as if we are at the bottom of a very large mountain. It’s a humbling journey in that way. But I have found that we can be looking for…

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How can I actually enjoy this holiday?

I have done all the planning, Counted down the days, Packed my bags, and done every last thing on my to-do list (well nearly), Now the only thing left for me is….. to enjoy it. So how DO I actually enjoy this holiday? This trip is something I have been looking forward to for a very…

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What your soul wants (more than anything)

  What would your soul say if you asked her what she wanted? (if you are uncomfortable about using the word soul – just think about the part of you that wants you to be unashamedly & vibrantly you) Would she care about that thing that is stressing you out right now? Would she want…

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5 big blocks to Pleasure

  Let me share with you what I have discovered are the 5 Big Blocks to pleasure.     So in a nutshell, The 5 Big Blocks to pleasure are:   1. Guilt We beleive there is not enough pleasure to go around.   2. Not feeling worthy We don’t give it to ourselves until…

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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.