Life & Stuff

How to Enjoy Your Time Alone (and Why)

Yes, I am writing this post as a socially anxious introvert, and so time alone is sort of my forte! Butttttt, I think that everyone can and should enjoy the time that the spend alone. Here's why... It's healthy First of all, it's healthy to spend time alone. Obviously, we're all in different positions in… Continue reading How to Enjoy Your Time Alone (and Why)

Life & Stuff · Podcast & Videos

Visualisation Tool: Scenario Exploration for Anxious Overthinkers

If you are an anxious overthinker, like me, then your mind is used to imagining the worst and thinking about every scenario. But what if I encouraged you to do this in a more focused and productive way? You're already an intelligent, creative person, because overthinking and imagination go hand-in-hand. Why not use this skill… Continue reading Visualisation Tool: Scenario Exploration for Anxious Overthinkers

Podcast & Videos

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

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

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?

Life & Stuff · Podcast & Videos

How to Handle Adulthood (podcast)

Adulting is hard and nothing like we expected as kids. But we're here, we're adults, and it's something we have to try to succeed at! So what do we do? I have a number of key things that can help us to navigate adulthood a little better to ensure a healthy, happy experience. Click to… Continue reading How to Handle Adulthood (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Podcast & Videos

Cultivating a Lifestyle-Based Mindset (podcast)

Today's podcast is talking about focusing on who you are and what you choose to do today. Not big goals and to-dos, but who and what you choose in each moment. I'm covering habits and consistency, while reflecting on the fact that who we become and what we do in life always comes back to… Continue reading Cultivating a Lifestyle-Based Mindset (podcast)

Life & Stuff

Why Everyone Needs to Watch Black-ish

My partner and I have been re-watching Black-ish, and every time we do, we are reminded of its unique power and importance. Black-ish is a comedy that doesn't shy away from getting deep and real about life, specifically for black people in America. And no, it's not just the obvious things. If you're not black,… Continue reading Why Everyone Needs to Watch Black-ish

Life & Stuff

Getting Serious About Who You Want To Be (podcast)

Most of us who care about self-development or who are ambitious and have big goals will have an image of who we want to be. Of what we want to do and what our ideal future will look like. But how do we get from here to there? In today's podcast, I'm considering this idea… Continue reading Getting Serious About Who You Want To Be (podcast)