self care


On the Importance of Having Healthy Boundaries 2

IMAGE: Breaching boundaries can leave us a bit wrecked… © Louise A. Shilton (Shipwrecks in the Phoenix Islands Protected Area, Kiribati.) Developing healthy boundaries is hugely important on the journey of awakening, as we open ourselves up to greater feeling and love. As a highly sensitive person who is acutely tuned […]


Learning Self-Love

One of the biggest soul lessons we all have is learning how to love ourselves… Today’s SNAPPY INSIGHT is the opening line to a post by Sabrina Reber in her wonderful “How to Raise Your Vibration” blog. Lots of songs talk about this. Whitney Houston of course had a massive […]


Spirituality, Self-Care & Self-Responsibility

Image: My dog practising self-care when the tiles were cold © Louise A. Shilton Chatting with a friend I hadn’t seen for a while yesterday, and we covered a wide range of topics. When we discussed spirituality, we touched on a few things we are both very passionate about—things that […]


The Temper Trap

IMAGE: Warning sign—can you read it? © Louise A. Shilton   “Anger is an energy” “Rise” by Public Image Ltd (PiL)   I decided to write my next blog about positive and negative thinking—the glass half full versus the glass half empty. But then I’ve found myself feeling quite flat […]