I've been angry and sad lately. Not in my personal life, because thankfully that's great, but with the state of the world and the negativity of the people in it. Today, I'm ranting about it all and seeing if we can be and see the light at all right now... Click to play! xx
I find that when I'm feeling low within myself (either sad or anxious or just off), I tend to catastrophise. To think that I'm doomed, I can't possibly get past it, and I'll feel this way forever. I don't think I'm alone in this. Firstly, let me say this: there's a difference between depression and… Continue reading Back to Basics: What to Do When Feeling Low
It's awful to feel stuck in life. To feel like you're going nowhere or that you're not where you want to be and feeling powerless in that fact. I have felt this way more times than I can count, as someone in my early 20s with anxiety and big dreams. And so, in one of… Continue reading How to Stop Feeling Stuck in Life (worksheet included)
Most of us don't like feeling sad. It's one of the emotions that are branded as "negative" and so we avoid feeling it. In fact, we avoid it so much that we deny it. We pretend we're fine when we're not. We'd sooner lie about it than tell anyone the truth of how we feel.… Continue reading Why We Need Sadness
Since the start of summer, I've been writing seasonal "bucket lists". I've only completed two, but I really love the idea. It follows the strategy of intentional living; trying to do things, instead of just living life by chance. Instead, you have a list of fun or challenging or season-specific activities. This ensures you're excited… Continue reading My Autumn Bucket List!
The reason why I chose to unpack this phrase "looks can be deceiving" today was because I was in my room trying to will myself to leave the house. I almost convinced myself not to go out because the weather looked cold and grey. As a freelancer, blogger, and author, I really don't have to… Continue reading Looks Can Be Deceiving…
It's September, guys, and I don't know about you but I am feeling kind of like I've got a chance to start afresh. I don't know if it's because it's the changing of the season, or because we used to start a new school year in September, but for the first time I'm not sad… Continue reading Limits to Change
Definition of meditation: "focus one's mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as a method of relaxation." (or) "think deeply about (something)." The first thing you need to do in order to meditate is to stop thinking of it as boring, hard, or… Continue reading Ways to Meditate (That Aren’t Hard)
“You’re As Mad As I Am” by S. R. Crawford is out now on eBook/Kindle through Amazon! Get your copy today for only £2.99… If you suffer from anxiety, depression or stress, then this book may be able to help you. I have taken my own experiences, and techniques that help me, and shared them here… Continue reading “You’re As Mad As I Am” Out Now!
As someone who has had issues with SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), I felt I needed to compose a list about how to best enjoy the Autumn/Winter season. If you, too, were looking for some fun ideas, here's a list to get you started. Collect fallen leaves of varying colours Find conkers Buy some new clothes:… Continue reading How to Enjoy The Season