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
There is nothing wrong with anything, really (apart from illegal things and things that are evil or unjust or horrible, but you know what I mean). Eating junk food is fine in small doses. Watching TV reruns is fine, at times. Sex with a stranger; lying; skipping a workout; wearing joggers all week... I think… Continue reading Is Passivity The Problem?
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)
Summer is officially here and so I invite you to make the most of it while it lasts! Click to play! xx
In keeping with the theme of the Undoing Series with the Control, Compete, Create culture cycle I think a lot of us are stuck in, I wanted to pop in with a calmer post with just some quotes, inspo, and messages from me which I feel are anti-perfectionist and a good reality reminder! Here they… Continue reading Anti-Perfectionist & Reality Checking Messages for Your Week!
I wanted this to be the first post in the Undoing series because it’s the most important. If you don’t read any others, that’s fine, but this one will help you with all the other areas because it’s more of a tool than a concept or abstract idea. When it comes to feeling low about… Continue reading Undoing Series: Reality Checking
Today I'm ranting about how overwhelm and exhaustion are a given in our society right now. How unhealthy and yet easy it is to feel stressed and tired from the amount of information we are exposed to and the number of things we're expected to do in order to be worthy. Nah thanks! Click to… Continue reading Ranting About Overwhelm and Societal Exhaustion
Plant a flowerbedBuy fresh flowers for your homeDo a rejuvenating yoga flowA fresh coat of paint in your homeGo for a mindful spring walkRead a feel-good bookJournal on how you felt in WinterMeet up with people who make you feel good (safely!)Journal on your intentions and theme going into Spring and SummerRead a new genre… Continue reading 15 Things to Do to Embrace the Spring Season
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
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