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“Self-help” books I’ve read and enjoyed

These books aren’t all categorised as self-help and I think I agree with Leena Norms on YouTube who said that the genre “self-help” is a little confusing anyway. It’s not really self-help, it’s getting advice and help from someone else! And then using it yourself, which is what we do with anything we read, right?… Continue reading “Self-help” books I’ve read and enjoyed

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Journal Entry on Rising Anxiety

I think right now I just don’t feel grounded at all. Like my foundations are tectonic plates shifting. It’ll either cause mountains of beauty ... or an erupting volcano or a straight up earthquake. I don’t know which. I don’t feel in control of the outcome. It’s overwhelming, confusing, tiring, discombobulating, and has caused a… Continue reading Journal Entry on Rising Anxiety

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Journal entry: I’m so scared of life

I’ve never been diagnosed with generalised anxiety disorder. I’ve only been diagnosed officially with social anxiety. But I feel like I’m scared of everything. Scared of life itself. Maybe it’s because life is social. So to have social anxiety means to be scared every time you leave your home, no matter what for... Here are… Continue reading Journal entry: I’m so scared of life

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Memento Mori: Meditating on Death

Memento Mori = "Remember you must die..." This podcast episode was quickly recorded the day Chadwick Boseman passed away. May he rest in eternal peace. Today we are reflecting on our mortality and the shortness and fragility of life; not so that we become depressed from that reality, but so that we can refocus on… Continue reading Memento Mori: Meditating on Death

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National Suicide Prevention Week: What Do You Think About Suicide?

This week has been National Suicide Prevention Week. If you or anyone that you know has been experiencing suicidal thoughts or hopelessness or suffering in any way, please reach out for help. Samaritans Hours: Available 24 hours. Call 116 123 https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/suicide/ https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/ For Suicide Prevention Week, I wanted to talk about how we as a society… Continue reading National Suicide Prevention Week: What Do You Think About Suicide?

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Choosing Peace in Each Moment: Two-Part Episode (podcast)

Today's episode is a two-parter because I merged two shorter episodes that both explored the same concept: inner peace. More importantly, choosing peace for yourself, your life, and in each moment. We always have a choice. We get to choose reaction, hurt, hate, disconnection, or worthiness, clarity, beauty, love, and peace. I choose peace. This… Continue reading Choosing Peace in Each Moment: Two-Part Episode (podcast)

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12 Self-Care Mindsets to Remember (podcast)

Self-care has become super popular and perhaps that means the word has lost its effect now. But there are so many forms of self-care and what we need person to person, moment to moment will differ. Self-care practices aside, here are some self-care mindsets to remember for a healthier life. For caring for and prioritising… Continue reading 12 Self-Care Mindsets to Remember (podcast)

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Attending to Your Basic Needs (podcast)

When we feel low or off, we often panic that something big is wrong with us. However, I think a lot of the time, it comes down to our basic needs not being met. Inspired by playing The Sims (lol), I am talking about our basic needs and how they can affect us in life… Continue reading Attending to Your Basic Needs (podcast)

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Third Week of Lockdown: Things to Do for Self-Care When Unmotivated and Anxious

It is now the third week of lockdown for us in the UK, and so I wanted to do a sort of updated to-do list now that I myself feel a lot less motivated and more anxious as time has gone on.If you're still in a good place, then great. If you want to use… Continue reading Third Week of Lockdown: Things to Do for Self-Care When Unmotivated and Anxious