Self Care For Everyday Life
In this episode of The Empathic Parent, I'm joined by Suzy Reading, psychologist, yoga teacher and health coach, to talk about self care as a daily practice.
We chat about:
The importance of a self care toolkit
Making self care accessible and easy to do
Using the Vitality Wheel to find what might nourish you in the moment
The importance in understanding your values
Engaging in self care as a family
Savoring life moments
Learning self care from children
Common barriers to self care
The micro moments approach to start a self care practice
Suzy is a mother of two, a Chartered Psychologist, Yoga Teacher, and Health Coach. She specialises in self-care, helping people manage their stress, emotions, and energetic bank balance. It was her life experience of motherhood colliding with the terminal illness of her father that sparked her passion for self-care which she now teaches to her clients, young and old, to cope during periods of stress, loss and change and to boost their resilience in the face of future challenges. Suzy is a contributing editor for Psychologies Magazine, the Psychology Expert for wellbeing brand Neom Organics and is a founding member of the ‘Nourish’ app. She figure-skated her way through her childhood, growing up on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, and now makes her home in hills of Hertfordshire, UK. Her first book ‘The Self-Care Revolution’ published by Aster, is out now. Her second book 'Stand Tall Like a Mountain: Mindfulness & Self-Care for Children and Parents' is hot off the press, shortly followed by 'The Little Book of Self-Care’ on July 2nd, 2019.