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The constant barrage of information, misinformation and disinformation on COVID-19 is certainly stressful. Stress is known to increase susceptibility to infections. Read more on that here and here. Taking care of our mental health needs is vitally important if we are to get through the lockdown with our health fully intact.

In this mail, I offer a fun recipe that's easy to make at home with almost any spices you have lying around! It's called "Golden Milk" and it certainly helps my mind, body and soul in times of stress. 

Something else I've encountered in online group sessions is how meeting in community allows us social contact. One might underestimate the power of this, but we are social beings and engaging with others whether formally or not, brings peace and rejuvenation.

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COVID-19: Staying Safe

To bring you accurate news, I source my information from the NICD (South Africa) or the WHO (international)

The current coronavirus pandemic should be taken very seriously. Click on the images for the relevant online resource for information.

Community of Practice | Supervision

Weekly at 10h00 (South Africa) | 08h00 (UTC), I will be hosting a free one and a half hour group meeting for coaches. You're welcome to have a conversation with me and other coaches on anything from how to work online, digital tools and resources, running a coaching business, case supervision and coach mentoring.

The dates are:

Tuesday 31 March 2020 08h00 UTC- past
Monday 6 April 2020 08h00 UTC
Monday 13 April 2020 08h00 UTC
Monday 20 April 2020 08h00 UTC

Join me on Zoom at the meeting time by clicking on COVID-19 Lockdown Support for Coaches or use meeting ID 5792165824

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Lockdown Recipe- Golden Milk

This calming and rejuvenating drink can be made with regular milk or a vegetarian alternative (as long as that does does split when heated).

1/2 tbsp butter
1/2 tbsp ground turmeric
pinch black pepper
pinch white pepper
1/2 tsp ground cardamom
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
2cm piece of fresh ginger root, sliced thinly
400ml milk or milk alternative
Honey to taste

Melt the butter in a saucepan. Add the other dry ingredients and stir into a paste. Heat on low for a minute. Add the milk, stirring with a whisk. Bring to the start of a simmer. Add honey to taste, stir. Remove from heat and serve!

If you have your own lockdown recipes, I'd love to get them from you and share them here with our coaching community! Contact me here

Lockdown Audiobook

This book really spoke to me. I think it is quite wonderful that Jungian concepts can have such resonance with one's own experiences. The book is narrated by James Hollis himself and he has a calming way of helping one understand not only oneself but others potentially too. If you're looking for something along the lines of personal development and introspection during this time, this book is for you.
Enjoy a preview and read reviews by clicking on the image.
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