If something didn't work out the way you wanted and you feel bad about it and you can't seem to shake the feeling, what can you do to help yourself? I often find myself in a place of limbo trying to find balance between the more practical side of me and the part of me … Continue reading Finding the right perspective
Reflecting on your 2022 plans
When you look back on the plans you made for 2022, how do they match up with how your year actually went? I intentionally made very flexible plans for this year and put my real focus on a theme. Of the 12 things on my list I managed to do half of them without even … Continue reading Reflecting on your 2022 plans
When feeling low becomes the norm
I read something today that struck a chord with me. People were making judgements on how a person dealt with a something difficult that they felt unable to overcome. I write about overcoming challenges and finding solutions to difficult problems all the time. But it is so important to acknowledge that some challenges are much … Continue reading When feeling low becomes the norm
The feeling not the thing
Whilst thinking about the idea of missing out on certain aspects of life, an interesting thought came to me. What if it's the feeling we missed out on, not the thing itself. Think about how 2 people can do something totally different but it brings up the same feeling. Or about how you can do … Continue reading The feeling not the thing
When good things end
The popular quote 'all good things must come to an end' can feel like a dark cloud looming over a summers day. But good things ending isn't always a bad thing and it shouldn't nullify how great it was at the time. You have to find a way to close out the chapter with gratitude … Continue reading When good things end
What is the most loving thing that you can do?
Imagine bearing the weight of all that is difficult and challenging in your life on your shoulders all at once. Then, imagine having to go out into the world with that load and pretend that everything is fine. After a while the load becomes too much to bear and you reach a point where you … Continue reading What is the most loving thing that you can do?
What to do when you feel like you don’t have enough time?
I think this happens to us all from time to time. Stress and anxiety can result in time 'speeding up'. You spend so much time feeling overwhelmed that by the time you go to take action, it already feels like it's too late. And so you go back to feeling overwhelmed again and the cycle … Continue reading What to do when you feel like you don’t have enough time?
How to work through difficult feelings
When you're going difficult feelings (or feelings that feel difficult), it's vital to know what you need in order ton help yourself. As a teenager, I had no clue and so would just end up overwhelmed with days spent mulling over moments that weren't important in the grand scheme. Although i used to journal, it … Continue reading How to work through difficult feelings
NLP changed me
When I first discovered NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming), it felt pretty radical. I was going through a difficult time and it helped to have something new to learn about that could in turn help me. I bought a book, read it and it changed my life. It wasn't so different that it felt weird or hard … Continue reading NLP changed me
What do you do when you feel overwhelmed?
What do you do when you feel overwhelmed? But more specifically, what do you do to support yourself when you feel overwhelmed? The answers might be exactly the same or perhaps you can't find an answer to the second question. Maybe when you're overwhelmed you go into an unconscious downward spiral. You might not know … Continue reading What do you do when you feel overwhelmed?