Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Updates

Why It Quit Social Media in January

At the start of this year, I challenged myself to go a month without social media. Because I host a blog and a podcast, I couldn't deactivate these accounts, really, and so my rule was that I couldn't use them for anything other than posting/sharing my content. And so, I deleted the apps from my… Continue reading Why It Quit Social Media in January

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Podcast & Videos

The Dizziness of Choice and Comparison (podcast)

These days we are breaking our necks by looking over all the fences around us. Looking at his garden and her garden; at what they're doing compared to us. But all it causes is pain, confusion, dizziness and paralysis. Comparison and choice are sending us mad, but I have a simple tool for hopefully kicking… Continue reading The Dizziness of Choice and Comparison (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

10 Changes in Awareness to Make in 2020

It's a new year and a new decade which means it's time for some changes! Every year, most people start off trying to make changes in their lives. However, these can often fall short. I think this usually comes down to a lack of motivation, lack of quick progress, and poorly set goals in the… Continue reading 10 Changes in Awareness to Make in 2020

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

For the Overthinkers: “Don’t think about it too much”

*WARNING: potential triggers* I'm a thinker. My personality type is INFJ. I'm highly introverted and intuitive. I like to think. I can't help but think. I contemplate life, people, meanings, and depth. My mind is geared this way. But it's a hard way to live. If you're not careful, thinking too much can be your… Continue reading For the Overthinkers: “Don’t think about it too much”

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Catastrophising: What it is and how to stop

Catastrophising is when you "view or present a situation as considerably worse than it actually is." I do this a lot! As someone with anxiety and who has been through depression many times, I've been told this term in my CBT sessions. That a common thing for us to do when low or anxious is to… Continue reading Catastrophising: What it is and how to stop