Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Finding Clarity: Shame, Wounds, Healing

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

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Finding Clarity: Setting Boundaries

Hey guys, welcome back to the Finding Clarity series! Today is a shorter post but a very hard topic to get right: boundaries! I've thought about this for a while and heard YouTubers talk about it and I thought "hey, I need those" but never knew how to do it. I haven't become an expert… Continue reading Finding Clarity: Setting Boundaries

Life & Stuff · Writing Tips

5 More Reasons Why You’re Struggling to Write

I did a previous post about why you're struggling to write, which was a way of sharing all the feelings, realisations, and problems I've had as a writer, too.I've now thought of even more reasons why you may be struggling to write right now, even with the extra time of quarantine... 1 - Your familiarity feels… Continue reading 5 More Reasons Why You’re Struggling to Write

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Finding Clarity: Metrics for Success and Happiness

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

Life & Stuff · Updates · Writing Tips

Getting Unstuck: My 2020 Writing Manifesto

My good friend (fellow writer and author) and I have been doing a lot of soul-searching in quarantine. Interestingly, we both had the same mindsets going in: "plenty of time to write, woo!" but each (on our own) have come to new realisations that have set us free... Stop writing to publish... As people who… Continue reading Getting Unstuck: My 2020 Writing Manifesto

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Journal Entry: How I Feel About Having Finished My First Year of Study

University is over for the year! Woo! This is how I feel having completed my first part-time module and first year of Open Uni...   Relief Of course, I feel a sense of relief. That pressure, that fear and unease is gone. I did all my assignments and got mostly 2:1s and one 1st (great… Continue reading Journal Entry: How I Feel About Having Finished My First Year of Study

Life & Stuff · Podcast & Videos

The Power is Yours: Give Yourself Permission (podcast)

We're not children anymore, we no longer have to look to our parents to give us permission to do or be what we want. Take your power back; stop seeking outside validation and permission. Give yourself permission... Here are some "permission slip" ideas to undo negative beliefs and lack of self-worth or self-power... Click to… Continue reading The Power is Yours: Give Yourself Permission (podcast)