Are socially anxious people always acting? Always completing a stage performance? “Lights, camera, action!” every time they leave their home? I deserve an Oscar. Countless times have I stepped up onto the stage of life and performed until I felt weak. Feigning fascination until I feel faint. The mask seems glued to my face now.… Continue reading Ode to the socially anxious
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
I say "recovered" in this title not for whimsy or to make fun of people who recover from real illnesses or specific eating disorders. I use this word because I do literally feel like I've recovered. Like I went through a time of toxicity; that hurt me and held me back. In that time, I… Continue reading My love letter to food: from a recovered “fussy eater”
I've been thinking about how I see myself and the negative things that I have been identifying with. We all create our own reality with the narrative we tell ourselves. So, be careful with what you are identifying with (consciously or not)... Click to play! xx
Catastrophising is when you "view or present a situation as considerably worse than it actually is." I do this a lot! As someone with anxiety and who has been through depression many times, I've been told this term in my CBT sessions. That a common thing for us to do when low or anxious is to… Continue reading Catastrophising: What it is and how to stop
It's Halloween this week so let's talk about fear! I wanted to be honest about my own fears, alongside talking about how fear shows up in our lives, the truth about fear, and how to feel the fear but do the thing anyway... Click to play! x
I think it's about time we clapped for the badass people who are doing brave things every day without being appreciated for it. I see you; you're amazing! Keep going and doing you, boo! Click to play! https://youtu.be/t2hZ3bGyezs This week's worksheet to complete: Confidence Challenge Week Three Worksheet Checklist for the challenge:… Continue reading Clapping for the Badass People Doing Brave Things Every Day (Video)
I have had social anxiety since about 12-13 years old. I have been for therapy and classes and they have helped me. But in today's video, I am sharing the ONE thing that has helped me the MOST with my social anxiety coping/overcoming journey.
Are you an anxious person or an introvert and feeling lost or alone in the world? Then this channel is for you! We will be going through more ways to be the best you, despite your anxiety, fear, or being an introvert in an extroverted world. Click to play! https://youtu.be/E25Q9eTzNSc Subscribe to join the… Continue reading Video: The Introverts and Anxious People of the World
Want to finally stop caring what other people think of you? Check out this post on how to stop caring what others think about you.