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?
For those of you that are new to the blog, I have recently just completed a twelve week work out program by Kayla Itsines and I literally can’t believe I’ve managed it. A couple of girls I know did it last year and the whole time all I could think is how I absolutely…… Continue reading Fitness: My Twelve Week Progress (Kaylas BBG Review)
Unfortunately, pre-gym I have absolutely no comparison photos of myself and my body. Why would I? Who just has random full-length photos of them half-naked, especially when you’re not working out and not happy with the way your body looks? Not only do I have the typical ‘I-hate-this’ opinion of every photo of me anyway…… Continue reading Fitness: My Eight Week Progress