Life & Stuff · Mental Health

How to Enjoy Winter: 20 Good Things About Wintertime

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

Life & Stuff · Think About It

Certainties and Uncertainties in Life

Today I was thinking: we all have our certainties and our uncertainties. Let me explain... We found out that a girl at work was married, aged 25. Some of the girls were shocked but then I thought about the many (more than I once expected) people I knew from school who are now married with… Continue reading Certainties and Uncertainties in Life

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

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

What if life isn’t a Masterpiece or a Book?

People like to throw around the cliches that life is a masterpiece, or life is a book. And this masterpiece or book is solely yours to craft. You are the artist; you are the author of your life. But what if this idea sounds nice and all, but it's flawed? For me, thinking about my… Continue reading What if life isn’t a Masterpiece or a Book?