*I am not discounting "real" addictions. Addiction is serious, scary, and important to separate from other things. By 'addiction' in this post, I mean unhealthy dependency and obsession.* Food We can't stop eating. We socialise around food, talk about food. We eat when we're happy, sad, celebrating, angry, bored. We eat our feelings. We eat… Continue reading Addicted Society: Things we don’t realise we’re addicted to
When we feel low or off, we often panic that something big is wrong with us. However, I think a lot of the time, it comes down to our basic needs not being met. Inspired by playing The Sims (lol), I am talking about our basic needs and how they can affect us in life… Continue reading Attending to Your Basic Needs (podcast)
At the start of this year, I challenged myself to go a month without social media. Because I host a blog and a podcast, I couldn't deactivate these accounts, really, and so my rule was that I couldn't use them for anything other than posting/sharing my content. And so, I deleted the apps from my… Continue reading Why It Quit Social Media in January
It's a new year and a new decade which means it's time for some changes! Every year, most people start off trying to make changes in their lives. However, these can often fall short. I think this usually comes down to a lack of motivation, lack of quick progress, and poorly set goals in the… Continue reading 10 Changes in Awareness to Make in 2020
We need other people in order to do this life thing. Life can be hard at times, but if we let people, they can really help us to get through it. We need all kinds of people for all kinds of things in life. But there's one thing I know for sure, we can't do… Continue reading We Need Other People (Podcast)
I just wanted to take a moment to help you reflect on the fact that not everything you see online or wherever else is the real, full picture... Click to play! https://youtu.be/J97trcgZoF0 Don't forget to follow my site to never miss a video, podcast episode, or blog post! Thanks x
I've felt my mental health slipping lately. As someone who has suffered high anxiety (clinically diagnosed social anxiety) and depression several times, I fear the low moods that crop up too often are a warning sign of the inevitable: my depression returning. However, this isn't necessarily the case. Negative emotions are just as valid and… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday: 5 Routine Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health
Here are 50 things to check to ensure optimum healthiness in all areas of yourself and your life! Have you had your 5-a-Day? Walked for at least 30 minutes today? Have you exercised in some form? Stretched and moved your body aptly? In any pain? Does it need checking out? Maintained a healthy standing-to-sitting… Continue reading Overall Health Checklist
This is how therapy changed my life. I've been for therapy many times and I believe it has helped me with so many things now. Here is how therapy helped to change my life... Click to play! https://youtu.be/rdhK0nWxSJU Don't forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel to not miss a thing...
The Confidence Challenge is now complete! Well done if you completed all of the challenges during the month. But don't forget, you can take on these challenges any time as needed. Confidence is a muscle to be flexed again and again. https://youtu.be/G26lgSaFWcI Throughout the challenge, I hope I have inspired you to look… Continue reading The Confidence Challenge is Completed!