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List of 10 things that keep my mental health away from the edge

Today I wanted to share with you a list of things that work for me to keep my mental health from getting too bad. Now I purposely didn’t say that these make my mental health “good” or anything because doing these things doesn’t necessarily mean I will feel great. Or that I will never have… Continue reading List of 10 things that keep my mental health away from the edge

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How to Boost Your Mood Quickly (podcast)

Being an adult is stressful sometimes, so maybe being a kid again (briefly) can help us when we are in a bad mood. Today I discovered that things that we did or loved as a child can really shift our mood. BONUS TIP: How can you carry out your day with a sense of childlike… Continue reading How to Boost Your Mood Quickly (podcast)

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How to Consistently Work on a Project (podcast)

This August I plan to write a story, which will be a significant amount of words and take a lot of focus! If you, too, are working on a project right now, here are 20 ways to help you consistently show up for this project and get it completed without feeling burnt out or overwhelmed!… Continue reading How to Consistently Work on a Project (podcast)

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How Can We Live a More Content Life? (podcast)

Today I am discussing ways that we might be able to live a life of more peace, contentment and satisfaction without striving for perfection and lasting happiness which isn't achievable. (I might do a Part Two to this because of course, there is SO much that I could talk about and I only scratched the… Continue reading How Can We Live a More Content Life? (podcast)

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Embracing Life’s Grey Areas (podcast)

Today I'm talking about how things can be true and untrue at the same time and that's totally confusing and totally normal! So we should embrace the grey areas, speak in fewer extremes and certainty, and free ourselves with questions that have no definite answers! You're ugly and pretty! You're dumb and smart! You're free… Continue reading Embracing Life’s Grey Areas (podcast)

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How to Undo the Control, Compete, Create Conditioning

This is the final and most important post I'll do in the Undoing Series which tackled our societal problem with competing, controlling and creating an image for ourselves and our lives. PerfectionismRelentless and toxic social media useOversharingPretending to be things we're notPuffing up/showing offComparing ourselves to othersHustle and grind (exhaustion as a badge of honour… Continue reading How to Undo the Control, Compete, Create Conditioning

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Safe places to escape to when the world is too unjust and cruel to handle right now

Many of us are saddened by the news of the racism faced by the England team after their defeat against Italy on Sunday night. I won’t give those bigoted cowards any more attention, but I will say that they are, as a friend said, the few but we are the plenty… If like me you’re… Continue reading Safe places to escape to when the world is too unjust and cruel to handle right now