It’s been a while since I’ve spoken about my anxiety online. I wrote an entire Blog series way back when, documenting my time going through CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) which was really good for me at first but, in the interest of being open, everything I had been feeling soon returned to me ten fold…… Continue reading Anxiety: My Fear of Future Losses.
Perfectionism was something I always felt was used as a humble brag. In school, when they advised us for job interview techniques and that we’d likely be asked our negative traits, I was always told to turn that into a positive by saying ‘the only bad thing about me is that I’m a perfectionist’ and that…… Continue reading The Plight of The Perfectionist
Procrastination is a very common symptom of anxiety. It’s a more mild form of avoidance and can be a pivotal point in whether your day is productive or not – there’s the same amount of hours in each day but sometimes we can get so much done and other days barely get out of a onesie…… Continue reading Steps To Stop Procrastinating
There’s not much in our lives that is certain, so if you are someone that suffers with anxiety surrounding situations out of your control, it’s probably something you’re dealing with fairly regularly. Uncertainty is completely unavoidable – yes, you could avoid your main triggers by skipping that family meal, missing the party on Saturday or…… Continue reading Learning To Tolerate Uncertainty
Lot’s of the advice around worrying and stress is to just let it go. That’s it, just let it go. Easy peasy right? Except it’s not, it’s kind of like when someone tells you not to look at something so the first thing you do is look – telling yourself not to worry is unlikely to…… Continue reading How Do I Stop Negative Thoughts?
Excessive worrying, persistent negative thoughts and uncontrollable anxiety might be leading you to neglect yourself and daily tasks. This can affect your work, managing your home and finances as well your relationships with colleagues, friends and family. It will leave you feeling drained and disengaged. You can feel yourself creating distance between you and everyone around you, especially…… Continue reading 4 Steps To Worrying Less
Whilst worrying is very normal, when it manifests as persistent, excessive and uncontrollable, affecting your daily life this is often known as Generalised Anxiety. It can leave you feeling drained, on edge, restless and disengaged. You spend so much of the day worrying that you have neglected many of your daily tasks which can lead…… Continue reading Am I Worrying Too Much?
Sleeping is essential to our mental and physical health. I’s definitely my biggest issue and something that I need to take control of and improve. There’s a chance that some of this advice will be irrelevant to you – if you don’t bother with any of these techniques and still sleep like a log, good for…… Continue reading How To Sleep Better
When we think of mental health issues, we often think about breakdowns, severe depression, crippling social anxiety and the inability to function and complete your usual daily tasks. However, I think it’s really important to remember that, much like our physical health, our mental health is on a sliding scale between our good days and…… Continue reading Wellness and Wellbeing – What Is It?