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
There's only thing thing that is certain in life: change is inevitable. Whatever your circumstances, whatever your mood, things will one day shift. They will shift many times, in fact... Click to play! x
Hear me out: you are in control of your feelings! Not other people, not your circumstances, YOU! Here's what I mean... Click to play! https://youtu.be/Y2x1thzvBnk x
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
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