We’re all different with different needs and different ways of going after things that are important to us. But for many of us, taking care of ourselves is something we want (hopefully that’s all of us!) but we don’t take it seriously enough. First things first I'm writing this as a 25-year-old, diagnosed with social… Continue reading How to Take Taking Care of Yourself Seriously
Right now we are in hard times. 2020 feels like a dystopian novel that just won't end. It is hitting all of us and I wanted to take a moment to push for self-compassion and to warn you of emotional exhaustion and the very real dangers that come with not looking after yourself right now.… Continue reading Emotional Exhaustion and Self-Compassion in Trying Times
We all have insecurities, that much has always been clear; but what if I said we all have the same ones in common, it's just they manifest in different ways? Today I'm rambling and ranting about insecurities, emotional triggers, and our fear that we don't stake up. I'll be tackling the big three: Intelligence Body… Continue reading Your Insecurities Aren’t Special (podcast)
Firstly, if you've clicked on this post, I assume you're either black or POC or someone at least interested in learning more so thank you for your time.Secondly, I'll start by saying that I am ignorant. It’s not the small few who are ignorant; it’s the majority. Me included. I haven’t read enough about my… Continue reading My Thoughts on Race and Racism
If you are someone who often finds yourself feeling guilty (like me), then this post is for you. I think that guilt has its place. As Brene Brown says, it highlights where we have failed to do something we know we should. However, I also believe some of us, perhaps the sensitive or lower self-esteem… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Guilt
I loved this book! Simple, review done! Joking aside, this book was unexpectedly great. I bought it because my favourite YouTuber (Kalyn Nicholson) always mentions it. To be honest, I feared it would be some wishy-washy nonsense. Oh, how I was wrong! It was wonderfully written and easy to read, firstly, which is unexpected from… Continue reading Book Review of Sacred Powers: This Book Has Changed Me!
Firstly, all emotions are important, needed and valid. This post is not anti-negative emotions! We need them, as hard as that pill may be to swallow at times. However, when it comes to emotions that we sit in for too long, or don't understand, or can't process properly, here are some ways to feel better… Continue reading An Antidote for Negative Emotions
It's important not to bottle up your feelings or let your thoughts ruminate in your mind for too long. And so, there's only one thing to do: let it all out... Click to play! x
Most of us have heard of insecurities but I think some of us are confused as to what our insecurities are and how they can show up in our lives. So, here are my thoughts on insecurities to help you get to know yours more and hopefully begin to tackle them. Fears In a… Continue reading What are Insecurities?
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