Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Trying to explain what anxiety and panic feels like

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

Mental Health · Podcast & Videos

Confessions of an Overthinking Mind (podcast)

For a few weeks, I've felt a little off. Not bad, just off. An ickiness has settled into my body and I've needed a shift in energy to get rid of it. I've analysed myself, hated myself, beat myself up. I've been a perfectionist and berated myself for not stacking up. Here are my confessions… Continue reading Confessions of an Overthinking Mind (podcast)

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Journal Entry on Rising Anxiety

I think right now I just don’t feel grounded at all. Like my foundations are tectonic plates shifting. It’ll either cause mountains of beauty ... or an erupting volcano or a straight up earthquake. I don’t know which. I don’t feel in control of the outcome. It’s overwhelming, confusing, tiring, discombobulating, and has caused a… Continue reading Journal Entry on Rising Anxiety

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Why I’m Afraid of Commitment

I've always been scared of commitment in my adulthood. Committing to university, jobs, story ideas, people, plans... It's all scary! I wanted to list some of the main reasons I'm scared of commitment because I got engaged on Christmas Day and this resulted in so much anxiety due to my fear of commitment! (Don't worry,… Continue reading Why I’m Afraid of Commitment

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Afraid of 2021 – Decide what’s a big deal & break things way down (podcast)

Happy New Year and welcome 2021! Today I want you to think about and decide what is actually worthy of your stress, worries, and focus this new year. To take the pressure off because nothing is perfect or predictable - 2020 taught us that, at least. PrioritiesAnxietyChoiceSocietal pressuresValues and importanceMinimising Click to play! xx

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Visualisation Tool: Scenario Exploration for Anxious Overthinkers

If you are an anxious overthinker, like me, then your mind is used to imagining the worst and thinking about every scenario. But what if I encouraged you to do this in a more focused and productive way? You're already an intelligent, creative person, because overthinking and imagination go hand-in-hand. Why not use this skill… Continue reading Visualisation Tool: Scenario Exploration for Anxious Overthinkers