Dr Anne Malatt

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Anne has been a doctor for over 30 years and an eye surgeon for 25 years. She loves her work, her patients, teaching and writing, for she loves people and life. Anne feels great joy in being able to share her lived experience and wisdom, that other people may learn and grow too.
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Self-care moments: Swimming

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Swimming is an absolute joy for me. I love the feeling of being weightless in the water and gliding along in a rhythmic, flowing way.
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Self-care moments: Driving

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Rather than making time and our destination the focus of our trip, driving can be a beautiful opportunity to connect with ourselves and enjoy just being in our bodies, and our cars, and moving them in space.
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Self-care moments: Walking – our way back

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When we walk, we move our whole body. How do we move it? Are we consciously present with the whole, with our mind aligned to what our body is doing?
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Self-care moments: Getting ready for the day

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The way we get ready for the day imprints our body, the whole day and everyone we meet in it. Do we get ourselves ready in deep appreciation of this fact?
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Self-care moments: Waking up

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Waking up is like being born again; there is a moment of: here I am and here we go again, around the sun for another day. Is that moment one of deep appreciation and joy? And if not, why not?
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Self-care Moments: A moment with our body

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We have been living in this body of ours our whole life, but how many of us live every day with a deep awareness and appreciation of our body?
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Self-care Moments: A moment to breathe

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We have been breathing since the moment we were born but no-one teaches us how to breathe, and we usually do it with very little awareness of what we are doing, while we are busy doing other things...
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Self-care Moments: A moment to stop

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We tend to think of self-care as something we need to ‘do’ and we are already doing so much that we think we cannot do another thing and thinking about ‘doing’ self-care just makes us feel even more exhausted…
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The ABC of Self-care

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We are familiar with the acronym ABC when it comes to CPR, but what is the ABC of Self-care? CPR is a dramatic event that is required when we...
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Easter in the time of Coronavirus: the only way ‘out’ is...

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Easter in the time of Coronavirus will be a very different Easter for most of us. As the world descends into chaos around us and we are asked to...

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