To state the obvious, being self-employed is really hard. Yes you might get to 'be your own boss' but only sort of, you still have clients and people you work for just instead of one 'boss' to impress, you have an indefinite amount. You may even get to set your own schedule but then, maybe … Continue reading Being Self-Employed is Hard.
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 really is that I'm a perfectionist' and … 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 about things is … 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 may have neglected many of your daily tasks which can … Continue reading Am I Worrying Too Much?