I am going to make a massive generalisation and say that many of us in the Western world are struggling (or have) with perfectionism. This is not a diagnosis or anything, but I think many of us want to (or try to) be perfect and can often take this too far. Have you ever thought… Continue reading Undoing Series: Our Perfectionist Culture
As you've read from the title, Patrick and I are engaged! It was a complete surprise for me and done in the perfect way for us. Nothing too showy but all the sentiment and us-ness that there could have been! There was no way I would have said no. I broke down crying, felt sick… Continue reading We got engaged!
Let me tell you, in case you didn't know, it's okay not to know everything! It's okay to say, "I don't know enough about this to have an opinion!" Wow, what a concept! Today I'm talking about how we need to all take a step back and appreciate what we don't know as an opportunity… Continue reading You Don’t Know Anything! (podcast)
Who have you decided you are and what have you decided it means? What would happen if you un-decided it? Click to play! xx
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
here are 20 things that from adopting them in your life, you will feel a deeper sense of peace, happiness, and joy.
Aside from feeling physically safe, which we all should feel in relationships, I wanted to explore some other ways that we should feel safe with our closest connections. This is what a healthy relationship looks like between two people: they both should feel safe to... Safe to be your true self Firstly, you should not… Continue reading Feeling Safe: What Makes a Good Relationship (not just romantic)
Right now we are in hard times. 2020 feels like a dystopian novel that just won't end. It is hitting all of us and I wanted to take a moment to push for self-compassion and to warn you of emotional exhaustion and the very real dangers that come with not looking after yourself right now.… Continue reading Emotional Exhaustion and Self-Compassion in Trying Times
Hey guys, welcome back to the Finding Clarity Series! Today's post is a deep one, an important one, but also one that I can provide a lot less specific advice about because our wounds and our need for healing are all different. Just know, firstly, that your wounds can heal if you stop poking them… Continue reading Finding Clarity: Shame, Wounds, Healing
Hey guys, welcome back to the Finding Clarity Series! This post is perhaps the most important one for me, so give it a chance to really work for you. Remember this: you get out what you put in. The important book that helped me with this part of my journey was The Subtle Art of… Continue reading Finding Clarity: Metrics for Success and Happiness