Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Back to Basics: What to Do When Feeling Low

I find that when I'm feeling low within myself (either sad or anxious or just off), I tend to catastrophise. To think that I'm doomed, I can't possibly get past it, and I'll feel this way forever. I don't think I'm alone in this. Firstly, let me say this: there's a difference between depression and… Continue reading Back to Basics: What to Do When Feeling Low

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Podcast & Videos

Recognising Your Life’s Patterns

Learned behaviours, habits, defaults, emotional reactions, schemas, they are all patterns. A string of connected things that come together to form what you do and who you are. Day to day, we are choosing things for ourselves, consciously or subconsciously. Today I've briefly covered the topic of the patterns in our lives and what we… Continue reading Recognising Your Life’s Patterns

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday: 5 Routine Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health

I've felt my mental health slipping lately. As someone who has suffered high anxiety (clinically diagnosed social anxiety) and depression several times, I fear the low moods that crop up too often are a warning sign of the inevitable: my depression returning. However, this isn't necessarily the case. Negative emotions are just as valid and… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday: 5 Routine Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Think About It

Think About It: The Pain of Waiting

As I'm writing this, I'm in a waiting stage in my life. Where I'm waiting to start a new chapter that hasn't yet begun. This new chapter is uncertain, though hopefully exciting. And it is the waiting that is the hard part, really. It is the waiting that is giving me anxiety. Now for me,… Continue reading Think About It: The Pain of Waiting