What is the dominant thought pattern in your mind?

Somatic in September 2020: WEEK 1 Each week in September, I will be encouraging you to continue to develop the theme we started off with in January, to create FOCUS and INSIGHT. This year has and continues to be a time of uncertainty and change. This has created many challenges, however at the same time, it has allowed people to stop and reassess their life, habits, behaviours and intentions. One area we will deepen our awareness to this week is our thoughts. [...]

How to cultivate new habits

Thinking, doing & being These three actions are quite different yet very important with learning, let me explain why. If you are a driver, can you recall your early days? I remember my driving instructor would teach me how to read the road as well as listen to the engine whilst changing gears. I was taught how the engine worked and also the safety measures to take if I was stranded on the road side. Taking all this information in initially [...]

How to Change Habits

Since my last blog I have been in Tasmania.  I was holding a workshop in Launceston, however my husband and I managed to have a few days to explore the beautiful state.  One thing I noticed (as my Somatics mindset is always active) is people’s habits.  From the airport to the cafes and museums, people were exhibiting commonly seen habits.  In today’s blog we will consider habits and how developing a somatic mindset can help improve how we operate [...]

Somatic in September WEEK FOUR

Wow! Where have the weeks gone?! We are into our final week of the theme “Somatic in September.” How have you been during the last few weeks? This week I would like to add a new awareness to our theme. Let me explain more in the following video.   MOVEMENT IS MEDICINE If you are a regular follower of my blog posts on Instagram (total.somatics) or Facebook (Total Somatics) you will know that for many years I have used this expression, Movement [...]

The Importance of Self Care for your Mental & Physical Health

Self care is very important and in this week’s blog I will be highlighting how we can care for ourselves in a very busy and technological world. If you are a regular reader of my blogs and daily social media posts on instagram (@total.somatics) and Facebook (@totalsomatics), you know that I am an advocate for mental health awareness. In September I will be involved in a sponsored 30km walk over varying terrains for mental health and suicide awareness. I will [...]