It's nearly the New Year, thus a new decade! Here are the lessons that I've learned over ten years (from 14 years old to 24 years old!) and what I'm bringing with me into 2020 and a new wonderful decade... Click to play! Happy New Year! xx
It can be easy to slip into a low mood in the wintertime. S.A.D. (Seasonal Affected Disorder) is a real mental health issue, where the change in the seasons and the shorter days can cause us to feel depressed. I've suffered from this for years. However, if we try, we can see the good things that… Continue reading How to Enjoy Winter: 20 Good Things About Wintertime
The New Year (and New Decade) is on its way, and so I've been thinking about what energy I want to bring into 2020. What to do I want to be the focus of my year? How will I do better than before? How will I be happy and healthy next year? I think I… Continue reading Guiding Motto for 2020 (podcast)
Sometimes in life, we can become used to fighting. Fighting against others, fighting against our lifestyle, fighting against ourselves. But when we step back, put down our weapons, and take a deep breath, we might just realise there's nothing for us to fight at all... Click to play! x
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
When was the last time you were truly happy and content with life? For me, it was when I was 16-18 years old, doing the International Baccalaureate (college/ A-level equivalent) at school. That was 6 years ago. Why? I think it's because of the following... Friendships In senior school, I wasn't fully myself. I… Continue reading Think About It: When Was The Last Time You Were Truly Happy In Life?
Aside from looking for work, here is what you can do while you're unemployed to keep your spirits up and not waste your days. Work out This is a great time to develop your physical health. You have the time and space to exercise and progress with a goal to lose weight or tone up… Continue reading How to Cope With Unemployment
There is a real power in unlearning life lessons. The wrong lessons we learned, the lies we told ourselves, and the things we held onto that were simply untrue. What do we do? We unlearn these lessons...
*Part of the Identity Series* I believe that a lot of our personal struggles in adulthood come from our sense of Identity and Belonging. Why? Because we question who we are and what we're meant to do. These questions tie directly to our sense of Identity, but they also tie into the concept of Belonging...… Continue reading Belonging & Community in Adulthood
Most of us don't like feeling sad. It's one of the emotions that are branded as "negative" and so we avoid feeling it. In fact, we avoid it so much that we deny it. We pretend we're fine when we're not. We'd sooner lie about it than tell anyone the truth of how we feel.… Continue reading Why We Need Sadness