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By Kat | January 30, 2018

I took a tumble on new years day (and no I hadn’t had a drink!) It was a pretty stupid fall but without real apparent damage. So aside from the shock it became a bit of…

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By Kat | January 27, 2018

Feeling so very blessed to be part of the sisterhood that is Born Together. We had such an incredible afternoon with a room full of expectant mamas sharing innermost feelings and intentions, moving and grounding,…

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By Kat | January 20, 2018

Whatever’s going on in your mind, your body or your environment… Link in ☝🏻☝🏻bio☝🏻☝🏻for hypnobirthing bookings #getready #getinformed #getinspired #birthprep #birth #pregnancy #hypnobirthing #hackney #hackneydowns #positivebirth #hypnosis #mindfulness #whyhypnobirthingmatters #antenatal #mumtobe #takingthehippyoutofhypnobirthing #london #antenatal #classes…

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By Kat | January 16, 2018

When it’s day 23 of your cycle and you have your pants of pessimism on + it’s low new moon energy and things seem dark. Then you get a text and the light comes beaming…

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By Kat | January 2, 2018

I have a hypnobirthing course beginning @thewellgarden January 14th, the perfect opportunity to begin afresh in pregnancy and your birth preparation. I’m already working with couples expecting their babies in May so don’t delay as…

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By Kat | December 31, 2017

As the Wheel turns once more I release all that no longer serves me… creating space for the new… #newyear #release #letgo #positivity #endofyear #positivity #hypnotherapy

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By Kat | December 29, 2017

Hi Kat I hope all is well with you. Just to let you know that our little (well 9lbs!) Eloise was born in October. Thanks to our hypnobirthing refresher and most of our last experience,…

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By Kat | December 27, 2017

Remember, babies are never late, nor are they early. They arrive precisely when they mean to (they’re like wizards that way :-))

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By Kat | December 24, 2017

Ahead of tomorrow’s gift giving, food and drink extravaganza, I thought it timely to consider connecting with an attitude of gratitude. The bio-psycho-social-spiritual benefits of gratitude are myriad. Cultivating conscious contact with thankfulness is a…

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By Kat | December 23, 2017

I meet many clients who are searching for certainty in life. The truth is nothing is certain. In the limbic system of the brain, deep within the temporal lobes, there are two small almond shaped…

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By Kat | December 22, 2017

Christmas…. The imagery around it in our society is that of a life just so bloody perfect isn’t it? Cookie cutter christmas of a joyful family, the perfect food, the perfect gifts, the perfect feelings…

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By Kat | December 20, 2017

The concept of rooting down to rise up is something intrinsic in most of the yoga sessions I do. Everything starts with a strong base and grows from there. One cannot fly without first being…

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By Kat | December 19, 2017

Stories matter, you see. It’s not simply that we like to tell stories, and to listen to them: it’s that narrative is hard-wired into us. It’s a function of our biology, and the way our…

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By Kat | December 19, 2017

Taking bookings now for hypnobirthing courses beginning in January @thewellgarden Hypnobirthing is different from other kinds of antenatal preparation; it’s not just about knowledge transfer. Whereas other antenatal courses are purely informational, hypnobirthing starts there…

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By Kat | December 18, 2017

Today’s New Moon is a time of seeding intentions and of opening to the new possibilities that are brought by another lunar cycle. With the season of both festive parties, winter bugs and illnesses in…

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By Kat | December 17, 2017

Are you aware of your approach towards your body, to movement, to ageing, to pregnancy? A big part of moving through life gracefully is being willing to change how you think. Remember, the manner in…

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By Kat | December 16, 2017

Imagine a woman who believes it is right and good she is a woman. A woman who honors her experience and tells her stories. Who refuses to carry the sins of others within her body…

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By Kat | December 15, 2017

This past year has been insightful for me. I got very clear on the values that guide me in life – the two main ones being faith and compassion. I have a deep faith that…

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By Kat | December 14, 2017

In the brain all things happen in the same moment. And that moment is now. Imagination makes it possible to experience a whole world inside the mind. It gives the ability to look at any…

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By Kat | December 13, 2017

You are right where you’re supposed to be right now – everything that has happened in your life has led up to this moment. Whether the circumstances you find yourself in now feel like a…

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By Kat | December 12, 2017

I love the notion and feeling of curiosity. That place of not knowing or ‘beginners mind’ allows for great possibility. I encourage clients to be curious about the stories their minds are spinning them. The…

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By Kat | December 11, 2017

14 years ago when my beloved nanna passed I inherited a cactus plant of hers. I think it’s flowered once in the time I’ve had it. For a long time it lay dormant, nearly dead,…

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By Kat | December 10, 2017

This is a phrase my best friend says often and I love it. It’s reassuring if you are agonising over a current decision or over-thinking a choice you already made. Fear of “choosing wrong” keeps…

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By Kat | December 9, 2017

There is an oft shortened quote from Helen Keller about courage that we do well to contemplate and remember: “Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of…

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By Kat | December 8, 2017

Book your hypnobirthing course with me in the new year at @thewellgarden and you can get a head start now. I’ll send you a copy of my book “Why Hypnobirthing Matters’ and some hypnosis recordings…

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By Kat | December 8, 2017

To be feminine or to tune into maternal instinct is sometimes mistakenly thought of (in a patriarchal society) to be soft, pliable, pastel coloured. Nothing could be further from the truth. Try taking a newborn…

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By Kat | December 7, 2017

Need i say any more?? Really? okay then NOBODY knows better than you what’s right for you. NOBODY. Let me say what I really mean: NOBODY. Advice? Get some. Friends? Respect them. Mentors? Honour them.…

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By Kat | December 6, 2017

Calm and connected. These are the two qualities that come up time and again with my clients. They’re looking to be more present in their lives, to feel calmer and more connected, To themselves, to…

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By Kat | December 5, 2017

A lot of therapists and teachers will make claims about empowering you in your life, pregnancy and birth. Let’s get one thing straight. I don’t empower you. Empowerment is not something I nor anyone else…

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By Kat | December 4, 2017

For the past week I’ve had no option but to listen to my body because it quite simply stopped me in my tracks. First laryngitis shut me up, then a cold laid me out. I’ve…

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By Kat | December 3, 2017

We’re very affected by the moon, even in a city like London where we can feel disconnected from nature, today’s Super Full Moon will demonstrate that. Talk to any birth worker and she’ll tell you…

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By Kat | December 2, 2017

I used to wear my grandmothers ring to anchor her intuition when I attended births. Celebrating the journey of pregnancy and birth with a mala is a part of traditional mothers blessing ceremony (something we’ll…

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By Kat | December 2, 2017

Did you try the meditation yesterday? It’s a way of cultivating presence (rather than presents) to the here and now. Although regular practice of 10 minutes has much documented evidence of health benefits, for just…

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By Kat | December 1, 2017

Do you? It’s so easy to get caught up in life and work and the busy-ness of it all that a day slips by without a moment for yourself. Can you make a commitment to…

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“Doing hypnobirthing changed our feelings about birth, giving us confidence, excitement and strength we otherwise wouldn’t have had.”

By Kat | November 29, 2017

It was so great to see one of “my” dads float in to the hypnobirthing class this week having been for dinner with his sister (I recently taught her hypnobirthing too!) the night before. She managed…

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“I surprised myself by mooing for most of it and then at the end ROARing her out!”

By Kat | November 28, 2017

Hi Kat, You may not remember me, I did your course just over a year ago with my partner Jonny. I thought Jonny had written to you after our little girl, Matylda, was born and…

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