Lifestyle · Mental Health

Think About It: You Don’t Have to Lighten The Mood

Our society's fear of truth and pain and realness and emotions and depth divides us. It separates us and says "you feel your bad feelings and I'll lighten the mood because I'm afraid of feeling it with you." It denies empathy and keeps things at an arm's length. This is why I hate it. If… Continue reading Think About It: You Don’t Have to Lighten The Mood

Lifestyle · 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

Lifestyle · 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

Lifestyle · Mental Health

Overall Health Checklist

Here are 50 things to check to ensure optimum healthiness in all areas of yourself and your life!   Have you had your 5-a-Day? Walked for at least 30 minutes today? Have you exercised in some form? Stretched and moved your body aptly? In any pain? Does it need checking out? Maintained a healthy standing-to-sitting… Continue reading Overall Health Checklist

Lifestyle · Mental Health

How to Stop Feeling Stuck in Life (worksheet included)

It's awful to feel stuck in life. To feel like you're going nowhere or that you're not where you want to be and feeling powerless in that fact. I have felt this way more times than I can count, as someone in my early 20s with anxiety and big dreams. And so, in one of… Continue reading How to Stop Feeling Stuck in Life (worksheet included)

Lifestyle · Podcast & Videos

Video: How Energy Affects Us

Here are my ideas about how energy affects us every day without us even knowing it. Energy is all around us. It is in everything we do, feel, see, interact with and so on. It's important to recognise this and adjust accordingly. What are your energy levels? What is influencing your energy? Click to play!… Continue reading Video: How Energy Affects Us