Continuing the Undoing Series, I wanted to talk about our obsession with competition, even for things we don’t actually need or want to “win” at. As the title suggests, I mean how we compete over who has it worse! It’s ridiculous, right, but I bet you’ve said the following before: Well I didn’t sleep at… Continue reading Undoing Series: I’m better than you because my problems are worse… erm what?!
Your thoughts come in rogue waves, tumbling and fumbling over one another, demanding to be heard. Hot electricity bolting through your veins without pattern or prediction. Bubbling, boiling bile acidic in your stomach and growing wider and wider. Breaths caught between your chest and your throat, rising falling rising falling rising falling in quick sharp… Continue reading Trying to explain what anxiety and panic feels like
Actually, I do want to settle down. I want the beautiful home that welcomes me everyday with comfort and security. I want a husband I trust unconditionally, who supports me and helps me when I'm weak and failing but claps for me when I'm strong and succeeding. I want to meet my children and find… Continue reading What I want from my life… (journal entry)
Now that the Western world seems to be going back to some form of normal, not to mention that it is summer, the invites are pouring out! Don’t get me wrong, I’m so happy that people want to see me. I’m grateful and overjoyed that they seek my company. However, I’m anxious. Anxious because I… Continue reading Social anxiety worsened by the pandemic?
Jealousy, like all emotions, serves a purpose. Today, I'm talking about what that purpose is and how we can use our jealousy instead of being consumed by it or letting it turn us ugly. Click to play! xx
I am someone who looks for control in all situations and to be honest, it's exhausting. We can't control everything, so why bother? Today I'm doing a personal and honest conversation about our need for control, why it's no good for us, and what to do instead. Click to play! xx
In keeping with the theme of the Undoing Series with the Control, Compete, Create culture cycle I think a lot of us are stuck in, I wanted to pop in with a calmer post with just some quotes, inspo, and messages from me which I feel are anti-perfectionist and a good reality reminder! Here they… Continue reading Anti-Perfectionist & Reality Checking Messages for Your Week!
I am going to make a massive generalisation and say that many of us in the Western world are struggling (or have) with perfectionism. This is not a diagnosis or anything, but I think many of us want to (or try to) be perfect and can often take this too far. Have you ever thought… Continue reading Undoing Series: Our Perfectionist Culture
I wanted this to be the first post in the Undoing series because it’s the most important. If you don’t read any others, that’s fine, but this one will help you with all the other areas because it’s more of a tool than a concept or abstract idea. When it comes to feeling low about… Continue reading Undoing Series: Reality Checking
In the last podcast episode, I came up with this idea: Control, Create and Compete Culture. We'll call it the 3Cs. Today I will be walking you through what I mean by these things and why we (some of us) have a toxic relationship with them in our society today. Control Firstly, control. I have… Continue reading The Undoing Series: The Control, Create, Compete Culture Cycle