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 DIY pick me up guide
It's currently the season of dark mornings, dark evenings, cold temperatures and bleak weather. In these conditions It's easy for morale to dip and to find yourself feeling blue. And when that happens it's useful to have some idea of how to help yourself. There's nothing wrong with feeling down every now and then but … Continue reading The DIY pick me up guide
How to tell if it’s working?
When you start implementing things like therapy, meditation, journaling, EFT, personal growth, personal development, reading self help books or whatever else it might be, you'll get to a point where you're asking yourself if it's working and maybe if it ever will work. You might find yourself questioning whether dedicating, time, energy and money to … Continue reading How to tell if it’s working?
The wrong time to apologise
When you're in a situation where someone doesn't like what you said or how you feel, your instinct may be to apologise. This probably feels like the easiest way to resolve the issue and you might even tell yourself that next time you'll be more careful about what you say around this person to avoid … Continue reading The wrong time to apologise
Solving simple problems
I love the idea that simple things can be done to solve or reduce problems that significantly impact us. Whilst on a walk, I pondered on a problem I knew how to solve but had avoided. Yet, I was aware that if I did nothing, I'd get the repercussions later and potentially feel frustrated at … Continue reading Solving simple problems
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?
5 things to do for when you feel stuck
It is really easy to give advice in hindsight or just from an outsiders perspective. However, when you are in the midst of a personal challenge it can be difficult to know how to help yourself in the moment. It's something that takes time and practice. I've had plenty of times when I've felt stuck. … Continue reading 5 things to do for when you feel stuck
Figure out what you need
Through periods of overwhelm it's easy to feel lost and stuck. When there are 101 problems finding a solution can be challenging. Often, the best place to start is by figuring out what you need in the moment. Finish the sentence: When I feel anxious in a crowded place, I need... Perhaps you're in a … Continue reading Figure out what you need
Wellbeing in the workplace
I think that this matters and I think I think that this is important. If you had a conversation with a lot of companies, particularly since this covid pandemic, they would have something to say about the importance of wellbeing. We're all aware that peoples mental health and general wellbeing has been impacted by the … Continue reading Wellbeing in the workplace