Life & Stuff

Identity and Self-Awareness Questionnaire

I've recently been asking myself these questions, because I've not felt sure of myself. My confidence is waning. I haven't been sure of who I am and what I want. Also, I've only just emerged out into the world as an independent woman, so I'm still figuring it all out and being confident in saying… Continue reading Identity and Self-Awareness Questionnaire

Life & Stuff · Poetry

“Exposed” – creative stream of consciousness/journal entry

I’m not myself. It’s like the skin has been peeled away entirely, leaving exposed muscle and nerves and fragile bones. A simple gust of wind and I feel it all over, rubbing against tight strings of ligament barely holding me together. I ache. How long have I been like this? As fragile as a glass… Continue reading “Exposed” – creative stream of consciousness/journal entry

Life & Stuff · Podcast & Videos

Tending to the Foundations of Who You Are (podcast)

Who are you? That's a loaded question, isn't it?! But it's an important one. A question that has been rattling me a little lately, so I wanted to explore the importance of knowing who we are, what can happen if you don't, and soon I will have a questionnaire coming about what to do to… Continue reading Tending to the Foundations of Who You Are (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

List of 10 things that keep my mental health away from the edge

Today I wanted to share with you a list of things that work for me to keep my mental health from getting too bad. Now I purposely didn’t say that these make my mental health “good” or anything because doing these things doesn’t necessarily mean I will feel great. Or that I will never have… Continue reading List of 10 things that keep my mental health away from the edge

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Podcast & Videos

How to Boost Your Mood Quickly (podcast)

Being an adult is stressful sometimes, so maybe being a kid again (briefly) can help us when we are in a bad mood. Today I discovered that things that we did or loved as a child can really shift our mood. BONUS TIP: How can you carry out your day with a sense of childlike… Continue reading How to Boost Your Mood Quickly (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Podcast & Videos

How Can We Live a More Content Life? (podcast)

Today I am discussing ways that we might be able to live a life of more peace, contentment and satisfaction without striving for perfection and lasting happiness which isn't achievable. (I might do a Part Two to this because of course, there is SO much that I could talk about and I only scratched the… Continue reading How Can We Live a More Content Life? (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Podcast & Videos

Embracing Life’s Grey Areas (podcast)

Today I'm talking about how things can be true and untrue at the same time and that's totally confusing and totally normal! So we should embrace the grey areas, speak in fewer extremes and certainty, and free ourselves with questions that have no definite answers! You're ugly and pretty! You're dumb and smart! You're free… Continue reading Embracing Life’s Grey Areas (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Safe places to escape to when the world is too unjust and cruel to handle right now

Many of us are saddened by the news of the racism faced by the England team after their defeat against Italy on Sunday night. I won’t give those bigoted cowards any more attention, but I will say that they are, as a friend said, the few but we are the plenty… If like me you’re… Continue reading Safe places to escape to when the world is too unjust and cruel to handle right now